Reflections on International Dark Sky Week - Mayo's Roadshow of Dark Sky Events

    Our thanks to everyone who attended and participated - espeically those who hosted or contribute to the events themselves. It was a special week to remember. Thanks to our lovely local photographers - Felicity Egan (photos from Blacksod, Ballycroy), (Photos from Westport House), Carol Loftus (Mulranny photos), Ged Dowling (Achill & Castlebar & Newport).

    Please take a moment to complete our survey on the week of events: 

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    International Dark Sky Week 2023

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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