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-/