About Us

With 20 years experience of performing physics shows in schools, we want to bring that excitement to our Leaving Certificate Physics Courses

What We're All About

Declan Holmes, Physics.ie lead instructor has 20 years experience in performing interactive science shows. He is a physicist and worked as an electronic engineer. 

Declan Holmes

Make Physics Come to life.

Declan Holmes - Physicist
We want to show students how they will use physics in their careers for sound engineering to games design.
We are passionate about physics and teaching it in ways that both explore the lives of the people who create it and the exciting applications that come from it.
Our Vision

Who We Are

""I never teach my pupils, I only provide the condition in which they learn." - Albert Einstein

Physics.ie is run by Science Ireland which was created in 2001, over the last 20 years we have created interactive science shows, teacher training programmes, Irish Junior Certificate short course and online STEM courses. We offer a Primary Science Course for teachers on ScienceIreland.ie and Leaving Certificate courses in physics and maths on Physics.ie and MathsAcademy.ie.

Setup in 2001 by Declan Holmes and Anthony Caldwell. Both Declan and Anthony were graduates of University College Galway’s Experimental Physics Degree Programme.  

Dr Anthony Caldwell completed a PhD on science communication and is now working in the financial sector.

Declan worked in Intel Ireland and Innovate Internet Solutions. Declan performs the shows and is developing the STEM courses.