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!
Blackrock Castle: From watchtower to observatory!
Promoting science, engineering and technology in Ireland as a centre of excellence in scientific research, education and outreach.
BCO has been the grateful recipient of a number of prestigious awards recognising our extraordinary venue, research and educational initiatives.
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CIT operates the internationally award-winning CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, a unique partnership between CIT and Cork City Council.
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