About CIT Blackrock Castle

In an exciting collaboration between Cork City Council, the Cork Institute of Technology and a private benefactor, Blackrock Castle was re opened to the public in November 2007 as CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, the Space for Science.  We are open 7 days a week.  Enjoy our international award winning science centre & riverside restaurant!

Privacy

We have developed this Data Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of your data. We are committed to safeguarding your data whilst ensuring you get the best out of our website. If you have any special requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our privacy practices, please contact us by e-mail at info@bco.ie We have a designated data protection officer who can ensure that your interests are constantly reviewed. This Data Policy applies to all “personal data” as defined in Ireland’s Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. In this Data Policy, we also refer to personal data as “data”, “information” or “personal information”. We are not responsible for the privacy or data procedures of any website which you may use as a result of using this website, either using a link provided by us or otherwise. Information Collected and its Use We collect personal information from you at different stages of your use of the website, in particular when you register with us. We collect this information in order that our services can be offered as effectively as possible and so that we can fulfill our agreement with you. We may use information that you provide: To enter your details into our database and to enable us to administer our services; For assessment and analysis (e.g. market, client and service analysis) to enable us to review, develop and improve the services we offer and to enable us to provide you and […]

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Star Wall Corporate Membership

Your sponsorship of BCO will: Enhance your company’s image as a corporate supporter of the community. Allow for high profile brand visibility Generate increased awareness and appreciation of your company amongst the general public. Make a critical difference to the development of BCO and our capacity to make a real difference to the society we live in. Sponsor Brochure Download our Star Wall Corporate Membership brochure to learn about all of the benefits and supporter levels available to our valued sponsors. Star Wall Corporate Membership [ PDF, 2.44MB ] SOLAR MEMBERS (€500.00 annually) Unlimited complimentary general admission for 5 named guests for 1 calendar year. 10% discount on BCO merchandise, Cosmic Birthdays and Space Camp. Advance notice and priority registration for special events at the Castle including Pulse, That’s Why!, Space Camp, First Fridays at the Castle, the Cork Science Café, lectures,  film screenings and more! Opportunities to participate in members only events like Movies by Moonlight and StarBQs. 10% discount on BCO rental facilities. Entertain your guests in the historic surrounds of 16th century Blackrock Castle using our state of the art multimedia facilities. A fully functional conference room is available for up to twelve people in the original castle round tower affording panoramic views of Cork City and Harbour. Your name on our promotional material and the busy BCO website STELLAR MEMBERS (€1000.00 annually) Stellar Members enjoy… All of the benefits of Solar Membership, plus complimentary general admission for up to 10 guests SUPERNOVA MEMBERS (€5,000.00 annually) Supernova […]

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Our Mission

Promoting science, engineering and technology in Ireland as a centre of excellence in scientific research, education and outreach.

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Blackrock Castle Venue Hire

Blackrock Castle is an extraordinary venue and a spectacular setting for weddings, corporate events, launches and private events. Avail of state of the art technology and a dedicated on-site event planner for your event.

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