Calendar of Upcoming Events

Evening CPD Session for Primary Teachers for Engineers Week

February 16-March 6  

Free CPD sessions to support Engineers Week in 4 locations around Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Galway and Kilkenny

Cosmos at the Castle – Faoi na Réaltaí

March 1-16   13:30, 14:00

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

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017: For Schools

March 1-16  

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

Engineers Week 2017

March 4-16   10:00 - 13:00

Engineers Week Events for Primary Students

Junior Space Camp: Be an Engineer!

March 5   12:00 - 13:30

Now FULL, bookings for April 2 being taken.

Tree Week 2017

March 6   16.00 - 18.00

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

Lifelong Learning Festival Events

April 5-7   various times

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

Easter Activities: Eggstronauts & other planet Eggsplorers

April 11-18   11:00 - 12:30

“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?!

ISU Space Studies Program 2017

June 26-August 25  

Space is coming to Ireland! Cork Institute of Technology and Blackrock Castle Observatory play host to the International Space University’s exciting Space Studies Program (SSP) 2017.

Space Camp: Summer 2017

July 10-21   9:30 - 12:30 daily

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

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