Ballycroy Dark Sky Park proposal makes international headlines

a2f882b272132d15ee09a1716bf9784b“Georgia MacMillan, a graduate in outdoor education at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (Mayo campus) has a dream.” And to help realise her dream of making Ballycroy National Park into a world class Dark Sky Park she has been working with National Parks and Wildlife Service and Mayo County Council, TCD and local residents and businesses to measure the sky quality and make changes to conserve the night sky as a valuable resource in the area. You can read the full article from Connaught Tribune at http://www.con-telegraph.ie/news/roundup/articles/2015/08/21/4047007-graduate-aims-to-have-astrotourists-flocking-to-northwest-mayo-/