Housed in an iconic Cork landmark dating back to 1582, a visit to Blackrock Castle Observatory includes entry to Journeys of Exploration.
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Learn about the Universe, extreme life forms on Earth and life in outer space!
Plan your visit with an up to date list of the times of activities, tours and events at Blackrock Castle.
34 days duration
Tuesday 1st September 2020
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2 days duration
Sunday 20th September 2020
Sunday 4th October 2020
Sky Matters September 2020 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Comet NEOWISE is now visible in the northern sky - here's where and when to look
Cork arts and cultural organisations come together, in their homes, to create a love letter to the city to remind people of all of the gems that can be found and what they can expect to enjoy when the COVID-19 restrictions are over.
UPDATED: Now reopen, from July 9 onwards, Thursdays to Sundays. Prebooked visits only.
Thursday - Sunday only
10am - 4pm pre-book only
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