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 23rd February 2021, Wednesday 24th February
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5 days duration
Monday 1st March 2021
Sky Matters January 2021 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Join in from home with a stargazing challenge and view the solstice sunrise.
Sky Matters December 2020 - Sky Matters is a monthly newsletter about the night sky, published by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
An image produced by a team of researchers from BCO, CAPPA and CIT has won Science Foundation Ireland's Research Image of The Year Award 2020.
We are now open for tours on select dates during the Christmas period! See "Tickets" for more information.
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