Keeping our dark skies free from Light Pollution

    We were in the news recently.... read more about our work to reduce light pollution and why it is such an important issue from Fiona O'Connell's excellent article in the Sunday Independent. 

    Summertime Events in the National Park
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    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