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Category Archives: Sport related

A perfect mix.

Mixing business and pleasure can be a tricky task, some people would frown upon it whilst others would encourage it, all I can say is that from my point of view it has worked out very well. Those who read this blog or follow me on twitter may realise that I have an interest in [...]

iFoam Football

With the World cup fast approaching, there will be many Irish football fans wondering what they can do to pass the time after their dreams of a World Cup trip to South Africa were scuppered by the hand of  Thierry Henry (boo, hiss). Yes, they will watch the world cup matches and wonder whether they [...]

Polystyrene my Ride

The title of this blog post would never be used for a TV programme as it flows off your tongue like sandpaper on butter – You would need to have a snappy title like Top Gear, Pimp my ride or Xccelerate. Xccelerate is new to Irish television and is the only motoring programme that is [...]

Koni Kats are World class.

We recently created a 3D sign made from Styrofoam for the media launch of the new  F1-in-schools 2010 season. The event, held at the beginning of September, was officiated by Minister for Education & Science, Batt O’Keeffe. “F1 in Schools” is a competition for secondary schools to design and manufacture compressed air-powered racing cars. Student [...]

Formula 1 is go, go, dough.

The flag has dropped and we are into the start of a new school year, when kids across the country are encouraged to reach their potential and beyond, no matter what discipline they choose. An example of this is F1 in Schools. This is a unique challenge that enables second-level students to get their hands [...]

Polystyrene protection at 180mph

Polystyrene or Styrofoam is often most recognisable when it is used as a packaging material, whether it be for fast food containers or moulded protective pieces around DVD players and other electrical goods. It is widely-used because it is lightweight, inexpensive and can act as a shock absorber and insulator. Some of these properties may [...]

Off the beaten track, to winning on the Racetrack.

This post has just a tenuous link to polystyrene and more to do with the interest I have in motorsport. So why include it then? Well, beside the small polystyrene connection, there are a couple of international good news stories and we have had very few of them recently. I think it would be safe [...]