Upcoming Events

    13 April 2018
    Don’t miss Natalie Marr’s talk next Wednesday 18th April. It is her first time in Ireland and we have invited Natalie from Scotland to present her work “Skies Above, Earth Below”, which explores the cultural values of Dark Sky Places. Natalie is an artist and researcher based at the University of Glasgow and works across sound, video, photography, an...
    06 August 2017
    Date :  24 August, 7:30pm - 8:30pm Venue :  Friends of Mayo Dark Skies - Mulranny Park Hotel  Admission :  Admission Free Booking :  Booking Required Contact :   Web Link :  www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/preserving-night-sky-heritage Access & Parking :  Suitable for Children under 1...
    06 August 2017
    Date :  Saturday 12th August at 11PM Venue :  Murrivaugh Beach Mulranny Meet :  Meet at Mulranny Golf Club Admission :  Free Description :  Mulranny Tourism in collaboration with Ballycroy National Park Guides and Newport Astronomy Club invite you to a free meteor shower watch on Murrivaugh Beach. Wear warm clothes and Bring a...
    19 June 2017

    Date : December 2017

    Venue : TBA

    Admission : €5 for non-members

    Contact : www.newportastronomyclub.com

    19 June 2017

    Date : November

    Venue : TBA

    Admission : €5 for non-members

    Contact : www.newportastronomyclub.com

    19 June 2017
    Date : October 27th-30th Venue :  Newport, Mulranny and Ballycroy Admission : €5 per talk with many free events Contact : www.mayodarkskyfestival.ie...
    19 June 2017

    Date : October

    Venue : TBA

    Admission : €5 for non-members

    Contact : www.newportastronomyclub.com

    19 June 2017

    Date : 22nd September

    Venue : TBA

    Admission : €5 for non-members

    Contact : www.newportastronomyclub.com

    19 June 2017
    Date : Tuesday June 20th Venue : 8pm - The Gráinne Uaile, Newport Admission : €5 for non-members Contact : www.newportastronomyclub.com...
    08 April 2017
     To celebrate International Dark Sky Week 2017 (22-28th April) there are lots of events planned in the Mayo Dark Sky Park area. Exciting events are taking place in Newport, Mulranny and Ballycroy throughout the week and hopefully we will see you there. FREE INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY WEEK EVENTS IN MAYO Title:  A Little Night Art – Pauline McSor...
    24 March 2017
    Date : Tuesday 28th March Venue : 8pm – Hotel NewportAdmission : €5 (free to members of Newport Astronomy Club)Contact : Newport Astronomy Club www.newportastronomyclub.com...
    24 March 2017
    Date : Saturday 25th March Venue : 3pm - Ballycroy National Park Visitor CentreAdmission : Free (prior booking required)Contact : ...
    28 February 2017
    Venue : The Grainne Uaile, NewportDate : Tuesday, February 28th 2017.Time : 8pm.Admission : €5 for non-members.Contact : Newport Astronomy Club www.newportastronomyclub.com...
    28 January 2017
    Venue : Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, BallycroyDate : 28 & 29th January 2017Time : 11am Admission : by prior reservationCost : €20 per person (covering lunch)Contact : Mayo Dark Skies ...
    24 January 2017
    Venue : The Grainne Uaile, NewportDate : Tuesday, January 24th 2017.Time : 8pm.Admission : €5 for non-membersContact : Newport Astronomy Club www.newportastronomyclub.com...

    Welcome to Mayo Dark Sky Park. Mayo is now home to Ireland’s first International Dark Sky Park, showcasing some of the darkest, most pristine skies in the world.

    Where the darkest skies reveal the brightest stars.

    CONTACT INFO

    Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre,
    National Parks & Wildlife Service,
    Ballycroy Village,
    Co. Mayo

    +353 (0)98 49 888



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