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Due to COVID-19, we have stopped visiting schools in-person.
Since October 2020, we have adapted our activities to run remotely online.
If you want to learn more, click 'Learn More'

We will return to delivering visits in-person once the COVID-19 restrictions have ended and it has been deemed safe to do so! This is under consideration for 2022.

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Get in touch with one of our teams!

Our activities are taking place online using the "Fantastic DNA in a Box classroom kit". We will distribute a limited quantity of kits through Science festivals in 2021 and 2022. Teachers/schools interested in using the kit can also contact us directly. As the demand might exceed our capacity to produce the kits during the current COVID-19 restrictions, interested teachers who have requested a kit will be put on a waiting list until we have kits available.

To request the Fantastic DNA in a box kit, please email using "Fantastic DNA in a box kit request" in the subject of your email. Include your school roll number and your mobile number to facilitate the communication. You can also directly contact a team closer to your location, see below.

If you contact, we might identify the team closest to your location. Delivery/collection methods differ according to Cell EXPLORERS teams and your proximity to a given team location. Your chosen CE team will be in contact.

Our Teams

Book a Cell EXPLORERS visit for your school with one of our 13 different teams across Ireland.

To contact a team click on the envelope symbol beside the team logo (or scroll down to see their email addresses).


Please contact the team closest to your school location (see our teams).


Your school will be added to our team waiting list (Don't forget to give us your roll number!) and we will let you know when we can visit you!


In the event we cannot visit you this term, we will do everything we can to visit you either later in the year, or during term 1 of the next year.

Team email addresses





Technological University Shannon Midlands (formerly AIT)

South East Technological University (Carlow)

Munster Technological University (Cork)

University College Cork



Future Neuro

Note that there is no 's' at the end of cellexplorer

National Virus Reference Laboratory

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Letterkenny Institute of Technology


University of Galway


Munster Technological University (Kerry)


University of Limerick

Technological University Shannon Midwest (formerly LIT)

ITCarlow, MTU Kerry

Contact the NUI Galway Coordination Team

The main branch of Cell EXPLORERS is based in NUI Galway.


If you want to contact the coordinating NUI Galway Cell EXPLORERS team, please use the form below.

If you have not found your local Cell Explorers team, contact us to, and make sure to provide the details about the level and size of the class to be visited.





Cell EXPLORERS, School of biological and chemical sciences, Arts and  Science Building, National University of Ireland Galway

Contact us - fill the form!

Thank you for contacting us. This contact form is maintained by the NUI Galway team. Your school will be put on the list. We will notify you when we can schedule a visit. Outside of Galway county? Contact one of our partner teams.

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