Robot Racing, Wacky Science, Balancing Bodies, & lots of Competitions for both Students and Schools!
A stellar line up of family entertainment has been programmed for this year’s Kerry EXPO and will include, 9ft Robot Ted, Storm Troopers, 6ft Transformer Bumble Bee, Magic Shows, the Tall Gent, Drum Dance Ireland’s interactive entertainment, Goaltactix with the GAA and that’s just the start. Moms, Dads and grandparents can check out the vintage cars & tractor show, or get some culinary tips from the Supervalu Cooking demos and at the same time, savour some food tastings from the food academy. The Inaugural Vintage & Hollywood Glamour show will delight the fashion conscious lady.
However, teens will await the results of the announcement of the winner of the EXPO/Spin video which will be run throughout secondary schools on the lead up to the EXPO. Details for this competition are available on with €500 up for grabs for the winner of the “Why Kerry” video competition. Teens are asked to submit a 30 second video to public utube telling their “Why Kerry” story, send the link to and they could win a whopping €500!

Winner will be announced at the EXPO on April 9th in the INEC. Kerry player James O’Donoghue and Fashion Blogger –Zoe O’Connor have already showcased their “Why Kerry “ story, which is available to view on the expo website.

Younger Kids will also be well entertained throughout the day and they can sign up to 3 different workshops, Designer Minds, the Wacky Science Pod and Circus Workshops. Designer Minds will host 4 free workshops throughout the day and children will be challenged with designing and building a chariot for Sphero robots and then they will race!
Suitable for children aged 7-13. Designer Minds is a Kerry based company providing Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths (STEAM) clubs, camps and workshops for primary children nationwide.

Astellas pharmaceutical company are promoting science and will host “The Wacky Scientist” workshop. Actual wacky scientists will be on hand to show kids how to make kooky potions and slimey slop! Astellas are offering both student and school prizes. A €500 prize is available to the winning school. So, Primary School Principles the more students attending from your school the better chance you have to win! €50 prize available for a student prize and one lucky student will get to bring his/her entire class on a day trip to Astellas. Places are limited and workshops can cater for up to 25 students and there will be 4 free workshops throughout the day.

Finally, Malachy Kelly will host 2 Circus Workshops, which offers kids a fun way to focus their minds and their bodies.
Full programme of events will be available on and sign up to workshops and competitions are also available through the EXPO website. Secondary students can sign up to the video competition though or
Doors will open 12noon till 6pm on April 9th at the INEC in Killarney and admission and listed entertainment and activities are all free of charge.