The Irish Skeptics Society was officially launched on December 4th 2002. It was founded by four clinical psychologists as a voice for science and rationality in an increasingly irrational and often anti-science environment. We have three primary aims:
- To promote science
- To promote critical thinking
- To question extraordinary claims
In pursuit of these aims we host public lectures every two months, take part in public debate and have appeared on radio, tv and in the newspapers to present a skeptical viewpoint on a range of issues. For details of our activities and a list of upcoming and previous lectures please visit our events page.
First, and most importantly, you will be actively contributing to the aims and objectives of the society, ensuring continuance of the lectures, ongoing media activities and future projects.
Second, you may attend the public lectures at a reduced rate of €3. Admission for non-members will be €6. We have maintained these low admission prices since our inception.
Third, you will be part of a group who take the public promotion of science seriously, who are willing to publicly defend it and who enjoy the excitement and fun of engaging with those in opposition. Our meetings provide a forum for learning, conversation and debate on issues of crucial importance for the future.
If you support our aims please join. Encourage others to do likewise and if you can afford any small additional donation this would be very welcome.
The Irish Skeptics Society is not for profit. Our aim is to break even.
You can join the society by choosing one of the secure, online payment options below. Alternatively, you can print the membership form (PDF format) and send it, with a cheque or money order payable to The Irish Skeptics Society to:
The Irish Skeptics Society,
c/o 11 Woodleigh Elm,
Rathgar, Dublin 6.
The annual membership fees are:
- Individual - €40
- Family - €60
- OAPs / Unwaged / Students - €15
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