As somebody who believes that science education should start at home, how does TV presenter and producer Kathríona Devereux encourage her own children – Rory and Sally – to take an interest?

“I’ve got Leaving Cert maths books out and everything…only joking!” she laughs, before clarifying that at the moment, it’s more about borrowing books from the local library about the human body or planting seeds to grow their own vegetables.