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Ingenious Ireland Launch 21 November 2019

  • 8 December 2019

Mary Mulvihill's marvellous book Ingenious Ireland is back in print. The book first published in 2002 is an amazing compendium of Ireland's natural wonders and scientific heritage. It is available from Four Courts Press.

It was launched at an event in EPIC at The CHQ Building Dublin 1 by Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Irish academic, broadcaster, WITS Executive 2019 member and member of the School of Mathematics & Statistics in University College Dublin. The event began with Margaret Kelleher chair of the Mary Mulvihill Association outlining the work of the Association. She announced that Mary's archive had been presented to Dublin City Univesity. Mary's husband Brian Dolan spoke as did Professor Biran MacCraith of DCU.

Mary Mulvihill was the founder of WITS and there were many WITS members at the event, above are Dr Eucharia Meehan Registrar and CEO of DIAS and past chair of WITS, Aileen McGrath past chair of WITS, Dr Ena Prosser past chair of WITS, Julie Hogan current WITS chair, Dr Marion Palmer WITS Executive, Mary Carroll WITS past chair and Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, WITS Executive. Dr Rebecca O'Neill WITS Secretary was also at the event.

Thanks to Four Courts Press and EPIC for a lovely evening.