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  • Dark Sky Ambassador Programme

    The first ever Dark Sky Ambassador Course was held in Ballycroy at the end of January. As a pilot initiative, the outreach team from Blackrock Castle Observatory from Cork to conduct a Dark Sky Ambassador training programme for local trade and customer service representatives from Newport, Mulranny, Ballycroy, and further afield. “As we now have…

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  • Gold Tier International Award for Mayo’s Dark Skies

    The International Dark-Sky Association has granted Gold-tier International Dark Sky Park status to Ballycroy National Park & Wild Nephin Wilderness – to be jointly recognized as Mayo Dark Sky Park. County Mayo, situated in western Ireland, is widely celebrated for its rugged and unspoiled landscape on the edge of Europe’s wild Atlantic coastline. A Gold-tier…

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