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Space Week 2016

Corporate Events

Birthdays at the Castle!

Water Rocket Workshop for CIT Innovation Week

Have you ever wanted to build a rocket? Join our Water Rocket Workshop on the 7th March from 3:00 to 5:00pm to explore some of the science and engineering that goes into putting rockets into space. Water rockets are an exciting project that recreate many of the same features that are seen on their older brother … Continue Reading


Lifelong Learning Festival Events

FREE, drop-in events for all ages during Lifelong Learning Festival


Easter Activities: Eggstronauts & other planet Eggsplorers

“Egg”ineers will test their craft by launching it off the Dome Tower of the Castle with a real (raw) egg inside. WILL THE EGGS SURVIVE?!


Junior Space Camp: Be an Engineer!

Now FULL, bookings for April 2 being taken.


Closed for a Wedding


Discounted tours only at 11:00, 12:00 and 13:00

Space Camp: Summer 2017


Week long Space camp for 7-9 year olds or 10-12 year olds

Tree Week 2017


Celebrate Tree Week with a free Tree Walk and Moon Watch and take a closer look at Earth’s tree cover from Space

Junior Space Camp


Space science for 5 – 7 year old’s

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017: For Schools


Faoi na Réaltaí is a series of workshops, tours and planetarium shows offered in Irish.

Cosmos at the Castle – Faoi na Réaltaí


For Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017 BCO hosts weekday planetarium shows and heritage tours of Blackrock Castle in Irish.

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