Science and Nature Workshops

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Call: 087 7741846

Workshops bring Science to life in your classroom or in the stunning grounds of Emo Court, Co. Laois, in the very heart of Ireland. As Emo Court is a SFI accredited Discover Centre your school can gain credit towards your Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Awards by taking part in one of our workshops in Emo Court.

How to Book

If you're a primary school please book directly through Heritage in School . The scheme part-funds the workshops.

Other groups and secondary schools can book as follows:-

The information we will need from you is

  • When you intend to do a workshop (Date & Time)
  • Which workshop you would like to do (ideally group sizes should be kept to max. 30 people)
  • Who will be participating in the workshop
  • Contact details for the person who will be our point of contact for the day
  • Any special needs that you may have

You will receive an email confirming your booking. This email will include a Risk Assessment and an Agreement of Responsibility for the workshops.

Terms and Conditions

For school groups: Teachers should ensure that their school group has adequate supervision for the fieldtrip. There must be a minimum adult to child ratio of 1 adult to 10 children for the workshop to go ahead. Laois Outdoor Education can only provide one adult per workshop.
For other groups: Children must be accompanied by an adult.


    Laois Outdoor Education will issue your school with an invoice. Payment can be made by cheque or cash.