RDS Champion of Champions Award
On Friday, December 10 the RDS announced the winners of the 2010 Champion of Champions Awards. Read More
RDS Primary Science Fair – Call for Expressions of Interest
The RDS is delighted to announce the call for expressions of interest for the 2011 RDS Primary Science Fair which will take place from Thursday, January 13 – Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS. Read More
RDS Forestry Awards 2010 - winners announced
The annual RDS - Forest Service Irish Forestry Awards presentation took place on Thursday, October 20. Read More
Climate Change - Challenges and Opportunities for Irish Agriculture
International concerns about Climate Change are leading to a new range of targets and regulations that will ultimately affect everybody involved in Irish Agriculture. Read More
The Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show 2010 launched
Lady Luck Smiles on RDS Winner
The RDS (Royal Dublin Society) is delighted to announce that sixteen-year-old Sinead Keane from St Aloysius' College, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork is the overall winner of the RDS McWilliams Young Science Writers’ Competition 2010. Read More
The Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show 2010 launched
The 2010 Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show, August 4 – 8, will further build and develop on the success of last year’s Show. This year sees a 3% increase in entries of horses and ponies to the Show, with representatives from all over Ireland and countries around the world. With a total prize fund in excess of €920,000 over 15 international jumping competitions, 30 national jumping competitions and 95 showing classes, the Show is continuously developing to better fit the industry’s needs. Read More
Craft Maker Gets in the Ring!
The RDS Equestrian Committee and Committee of Arts have recently come together to present an award to craft maker Garvan de Bruir for his winning feature jump design which will be displayed at one of Ireland’s biggest sporting and cultural events, the 2010 Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show. Read More
Conferring of RDS Honorary Life Membership
Thursday, June 24 - At the RDS today, Honorary Life Membership of the Royal Dublin Society was conferred on Dick Ahlstrom and John Oxx. Since 1981, when Honorary Life Membership was first introduced, the Society has conferred the honour on people who have made a significant contribution to Ireland and Irish life. Read More
Olympic team to test riders in Dublin
The London 2012 Olympic Games Jumping course designer, Bob Ellis, has been named as the official course designer for the forthcoming Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show. He will be supported by a team of experienced international designers including top Irish course designer, Alan Wade, who has also been appointed to the 2012 Olympic Games Jumping course design team. Read More
RDS Welcomes Monty Roberts!
The RDS The RDS is delighted to announce that Monty Roberts, the world-renowned natural horseman will demonstrate his revolutionary equine training techniques at the 2010 Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show. Monty Roberts will conduct an hour long demonstration on each day of the Show which takes place from the 4th to the 8th of August inclusive. The sessions will include a demonstration of Monty’s legendary JoinUp technique with a young horse that has not previously been saddled or ridden, a trailer loading session with a difficult horse that refuses to load, and ridden and non-ridden remedial sessions with problem horses. Read More
RDS Science Speak
The science behind the prevention of furry deposits and scum build ups formed the basis of the prize-winning presentation from University College Dublin’s Charles Nwankire at the ‘SCIENCE SPEAK’ competition which took place in the RDS Concert Hall on April 27, 2010. Read More
RDS Horticulture Student of the Year
James Sherlock from Skerries, Co. Dublin is the 2010 RDS Horticulture Student of the Year. James was presented with his award by Minister of State for Sustainable Transport, Horticulture, Planning and Heritage, Ciaran Cuffe TD, at a special ceremony in the RDS. Read More
RDS National Crafts Competition
The 2010 RDS National Crafts Competition, in partnership with the Crafts Council of Ireland, has been launched. Regarded as one of the largest competitive platforms for Craft in Europe, the Competition’s 20 categories are adjudicated by an independent, international panel of judges that the RDS brings to Ireland each year. Read More
RDS Student Innovation Awards
Five students from Árd Scoil Tríonóide, Co. Kildare, with their company, ‘Bundles of Joy’, were announced winners of the RDS Student Innovation Award 2010. Beating over 3,000 students from around Ireland, after taking part in Junior Achievement Ireland's (JAI) Company Programme.
Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show News!
The RDS will host a new International competition for 7 & 8 year old show jumping horses at the 2010 Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show. The class will be a valuable opportunity for our national riders as it gives them a chance to compete in an International competition against some of the world’s highest ranked riders. The new class will replace the current 7 Year Olds and 8 Year Old & Over competitions. Read More
Paul McCartney Live at the RDS!
The RDS are proud to announce, as part of his Up and Coming Tour, Paul McCartney will play the RDS Arena this June! These shows will feature a typically diverse set of music from all of Paul’s unrivalled career, with songs from The Beatles, Wings and Paul’s solo work, including tracks from The Fireman’s 2008 album ‘Electric Arguments’. Don’t miss your chance to be there and witness some of that marvellous Macca magic! Read More
RDS Primary Science Fair
Over 3,000 primary school students representing 100 schools from all over the island of Ireland will display their projects at the RDS Primary Science Fair at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. This year the primary school classes’ submissions consist of projects on topics including Swine Flu, Eco Classrooms, Spiders, Waterworks, Electric Motors, Lighthouses, the Weather, Wind Power and Slime.
RDS Primary Science Fair a Success!
For the first time ever the RDS took over the sponsorship and organising of the RDS Primary Science Fair at this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Due to the success of the Show, the RDS invites all teachers/students involved in the 2010 Primary Science Fair to share their experiences in the RDS blog about this fantastic event. Read More
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