Sarah has over 10 years experience in science and nature education and outreach –with Brigit’s Garden (as a founding member of their Education Team), with the Ryan Institute for Environment, Marine and Energy at NUI Galway as their Outreach Officer, and most recently as her own boss with HUM Environmental Education. She has worked on many creative environmental education outreach projects with arts and heritage focussed partners including Baboró International Arts Festival for Children and the Galway City Museum. The EcoScience Writers in Schools project developed out of these experiences, her own love of art and writing, and her passion for caring for the environment.
Gerald Glynn Web Development & Digital Flipbooks
Gerald is a Biomedical Engineer working freelance in web-development & design under his own business Gesture Media. He really enjoyed working on this project: "It was amazing to see such pure imagination poured on to the physical printed pages."
Maureen Keith Printing
Maureen has worked with iSupply for the last nine years, starting from front desk, through being a graphic designer to her current role as a Sales Account Manager and Project Liason. She was really proud to work on this as marine life has always been close to her heart, both playing in rock pools near her home on the coast of Waterford or visiting the aquarium near her adopted home on the Atlantic Coast. Her favourite sea creature is the hermit crab.
Barry McGuire Teacher
Barry McGuire is a teacher in Galway Educate Together National School where he has worked with 5th and 6th class for many years. He has a great interest in Science and Environmental Education and Information Technology. The school website, which he designed, won the 'Eircom Junior Spiders Award' for 'Best School Website' in 2012. His Classes' exhibits won awards at the Galway Science & Technology Festival two years running for their work on 'molecular biology and DNA. His classes have participated in projects with The Marine Institute, Galway Atlantaquaria, NUIG, Babaro and the Digital Enterprise Research Institute. He has a great interest in Digital Video Production. He has a passion for the outdoors, in particular, Galway's wild Atlantic Coast where he sails, surfs and swims regularly.