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Over quarter of a million participate in Maths Week 2014

The 9th annual Maths Week Ireland (Oct 11-19th) has broken all previous records with over 250,000 participating. The Maths Week Team would like to thank all those who have made the event such a success.

This includes an amazing 201,090 pupils registered by teachers across the island. Thanks to all the teachers involved.Many thousands more took part in events such as Maths in the City Belfast and Dublin, Mallow Maths and Science Fair and the Celebration of Mind at the Botanic Gardens Dublin and many other activities.

Thanks to all the partners - There were around 200 events presented by partner centres around the island.

The team is working to get reports, galleries, competition winners and other material posted here on

Media coverage carried the positive Maths Week message potentially into every home on the Island.

There are still activities to get involved in such as the Have You Got Maths Eyes Maths Poster competition for all.

We will be starting a monthly newsletter in November to keep all updated on mathematical happenings through the year.

Thanks to all around Ireland who organised so many events, to all who supported maths Week and to our sponsors.
Working together, Maths Week Ireland the biggest festival of it’s kind in the world has grown even bigger and is having an impact on hundreds of thousands of people!

Our Sponsors-
Department of Education, NI
Department of Education and Skills, RoI
Science Foundation Ireland Discover Programme