Engineering quietly underderpins our everyday lives; engineers themselves are highly skilled, critical thinkers and problem solvers, putting things right when they go wrong, making things work more efficiently. Colloquially known as the “backroom crew”, we hardly know they are there but when things need fixing, improving, or creating, they quietly emerge from the shadows, get … Continue reading St. Patrick – Patron Saint of Engineering!
One of our national patron saints, St. Patrick is attributed with bringing Christianity into Ireland with many considering him to be one of the great evangelists of the Christian gospel. Born in the 5th century in south-west Roman Britain (possibly Cornwall) Patrick was raised in the Celtic tradition on his parent’s estate. His capture by … Continue reading The Feast Day of St. Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, 17th March