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Pint of Science Festival to host events in Dundalk for first time

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Pint of Science Festival to host events in Dundalk for first time

The Pint of Science festival invites scientists to your favourite local bars to discuss their latest research and discoveries over a drink or two

Dundalk Institute of Technology lecturer Alec Rolston, announced that he is “absolutely delighted” that he will be coordinating with The Pint of Science Festival's first ever event in Dundalk between May 20 - May 22, 2019.

The Pint of Science festival invites scientists to your favourite local bars to discuss their latest research and discoveries over a drink or two.

Festival organisers say the event is “the perfect opportunity to meet scientists and ask questions” and added: “You have no excuse not to come and share a drink with us!”

The festival will take place in four counties across Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Galway and Limerick. Dundalk will also be included in May 2019 for the first time in the festivals history.

The local lecturer also asked local science professionals to get in touch with him if they are interested in contributing to the Dundalk leg of the festival.

Topics covered at the festival include astronomy, psychology, human biology, health, geosciences, zoology, biotechnology, law, history and politics, languages, plant sciences and politics.

Contact Alec Rolston via Twitter @Water_DkIT. www.pintofscience.ie