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    Mayo Dark Sky Park / Wild Nephin National Park

    The management and operation of Mayo Dark Sky Park is run by the team at Ballycroy Visitor Centre. As a free service, we offer guided tours and educational programmes for schools and groups (pre-booking essential) and interpretive information for all visitors.

    Ballycroy Visitor Centre
    Wild Nephin National Park
    National Parks & Wildlife Service
    Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage
    Co. Mayo
    Tel: +353 (0)98 49 888 /

    Friends of Mayo Dark Skies

    The Friends of Mayo Dark Skies is an approved Chapter of the International Dark Sky Association. As a voluntary community group it supports all objectives of the Mayo Dark Sky Park and continues research and development of the dark sky initiative.

    If you wish to Get Involved in our Dark Sky Ambassador Scheme or any related community projects, please contact us.

    The Friends of Mayo Dark Skies

    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.


    Wild Nephin National Park,
    Ballycroy Visitor Centre,
    National Parks & Wildlife Service,
    Ballycroy Village,
    Co. Mayo
    +353 (0)98 49 888