Women in Dark Skies - Megan Eaves - Monday 6th November

    Dark Sky Travels: Journeying in Search of the Night

    Join us for our next Women In Dark Skies event on Monday 6th November at 7pm. 

    In this talk, travel journalist and dark sky advocate Megan Eaves will explore dark skies around the world, recalling some of her most memorable night skies, from Kyrgyzstan to New Zealand. She'll discuss how dark sky tourism has become a trend that's captured the world's imagination and talk about the appeal of dark sky travel and how to plan your own trip to see the stars.

    About Megan:Megan Eaves is a travel writer, darkness advocate and the editor of DarkSky International's quarterly publication, Nightscape. Megan has been a travel journalist for more than 15 years and was previously the East and Central Asia Editor at travel publisher Lonely Planet, producing books, web content, video and more on travel. Her writing appears in BBC Travel, The Independent, The Times, CNN, Wanderlust, AFAR and others, and she is currently writing a travel memoir about darkness.

    This free talk will take place at 7pm ONLINE ONLY  via Zoom - 

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    Mayo Dark Sky Park Development Officer
    IRC Employment Based PhD Scholar in partnership with NPWS and NUI Galway

    Mayo Dark Sky Park / Wild Nephin National Park
    Páirc na Spéire Dorcha Maigh Eo
    An accredited International Dark Sky Park with the International Dark-sky Association
    www.MayoDarkSkyPark.ie /www.WildNephinNationalPark.ie

    An Roinn Tithíochta, Rialtais Áitiúil agus Oidhreachta
    Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage
    Seirbhís Páirceanna Náisiúnta agus Fiadhúlra, Lag Dubh Mór, Baile Chruaich, Cathair na Mart, Co. Mhaigh Eo, F28 XF50, Éire
    National Parks & Wildlife Service, Lagduff More, Ballycroy, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 XF50, Éire

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