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.
Sunday 9th August 2020
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Thursday 13th August 2020
Friday 14th August 2020
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.
Sky Matters May 2020 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
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