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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.
Tuesday 12th February 2019, Wednesday 27th February, Tuesday 5th March, Wednesday 13th February
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19 days duration
Monday 25th February 2019
5 days duration
Tuesday 17th September 2019
Sky Matters is a monthly Newsletter focused on Irish Astronomy. In this issue we look at the skies for January 2019, and the year ahead in space flight.
Dr Niall Smith, Head of CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, discusses Ireland's place in the emergent New Space sector, with Seán Kelly MEP
Sky Matters - A monthly Newsletter from CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory about the night sky.
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory are thrilled to announce the release of Starman!
Daily: 10am to 5pm
Last Admissions: 4 PM
Box Office: +353 (21) 432-6120
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