RTE’s Mooney Goes Wild features Mayo Dark Sky Park

    Our District Conservation Officer and Manager of Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, Susan Callaghan is featured on Mooney Goes Wild on RTE Radio One. Sue talks to Derek Mooney and Richard Collins about the ecological consequences of light pollution, what you can expect to see in our Dark Sky Park and the upcoming Mayo Dark Sky Festival in Newport.

    Listen to the podcast here.

    Dark Sky Inspiration
    The History of Light by Declan Holmes

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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