The Sligo Engineering Fair will return for its fifth annual event this Sunday (5 March) at ATU Sligo campus from 12 noon to 5pm.

This year’s fair has a robotic focus and will examine how robots and automation are changing the way we work, live and play.  Attendees will be greeted by some intergalactic celebrity robots including Star Wars’ RTD2 and a Dalek from Dr Who. 

It will also include a wide range of performances, interactive displays workshops and demonstrations for all the family to enjoy.

Highlights of the packed programme of events will be a mini “Robots War,” fan-powered car workshops, 3D printing demonstrations and Lego workshops with Bricks4Kids.

Head of College and Head of Faculty of Engineering & Design at ATU Sligo, Una Parsons said the event will highlight the breadth and scale of engineering activity in the region.

The event is free to all, however, to ensure your place you need to book tickets at



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