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Maths Week Ireland 2009 a great success!

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The 4th Maths Week Ireland has been the biggest ever with participation throughout the island according to main organiser, Eoin Gill. " The week itself is over but the impact must be sustained throughout the year. Reports from all partner centres indicate that it was bigger and better. We are working on an initiative to sustain the awareness with activities throughout the rest of the school year. Plans for next year already promise more widespread participation and more diverse activity." In the meantime to catch up on events through newsprint, radio and TV coverage: daily in the Irish Times, radio programmes such as Morning Ireland, Tubridy Show, Dave Fanning Show on RTE and LMFM, 4FM, WLR, Dublin City FM, Beat FM. News on 2 and News Todat on RTE2 Television.

Maths Week Ireland 2009 a great success!

Kj Dave & Eoin in Studio

Irish Times Maths Week coverage by DICK AHLSTROM, Science Editor

Events will help people of all ages to figure out mathematics

How trigonometry makes waves and lets you hear music on your iPod

Old theories help solve web problems

Using maths to figure out what you have not been told

Algebra's long journey from abstract to applied

Canal-side pilgrimage recalls inspired piece of vandalism

Radio Coverage Below:

Fri - Maths Week on Morning Ireland,

Matt Parker on Tubridy Thurs,

Kjartan Poskitt on Dave Fanning Wed, Listen Here

Andrew Jeffrey on WLR Wed, Andrew Jeffrey on 4 FM, Sean Duke Science Spin on Dublin City FM Thursday 15th 3.30 pm, Eoin Gill on Dublin City FM, Fiacre O'Cairbre on LMFM Smiderini Show Sunday 11th 7.30 - 9 pm ,Sean Delaney on Dublin City FM interviews Prof Jo Boaler on Sunday 11th 7.30 - 8pm

Stories from the history of mathematics' LMFM (Louth Meath FM) radio, Smidirini show will have Fiacre O'Cairbre talking about Stories from the history of mathematics. Sun 11th 7.30 - 9 pm.


Sunday, October 11th, 19:30 - 20:00

Radio interview by Seán Delaney with Professor Jo Boaler (University of Sussex)

about teaching and learning maths on

Inside Education on Dublin City FM

103.2 FM in Dublin area,

online here - at and

podcasts afterwards at


Sean Dukes New show Science Spin started 8th October - every Thursday at 3.30 pm. On Thursday 15th he will feature Dr Fiacre O'Cairbre on Hamilton.

More info at


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