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Dark Sky Week 2021

Dark Sky Week 2021 takes place between April 5 and April 12. "The night sky is a gift of such tremendous beauty that should not be hidden under a blanket…
March 31, 2021
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Government policy updates 2021

Dark Sky Ireland is pleased to note the publication of the government’s “Rural Development Policy 2021-2025” with Dark Skies commitments referenced in support of sustainable employment and tourism throughout the…
March 31, 2021
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Comet Neowise

In late March the NASA WISE space telescope spotted a new comet as it approached the Sun. By July the comet was on it's way back out to the distant…
July 23, 2020
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Attention for Dark Skies in Irish Times

Cape Clear Island featured its first Dark Skies event recently with support from Blackrock Castle Observatory and Cork Institute of Technology. The event was a resounding success by all accounts,…
May 30, 2019
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Bright Planning For The Urban Environment

Bright Planning For The Urban Environment - The Dark Side of Illumination Light Pollution is a growing concern in Ireland, with direct implications for the economy, security and the environment,…
April 9, 2019
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IAS Astrophotography Exhibition

Images of Starlight is coming back! IAS Astrophotography Exhibition Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 11th November - 2nd December 2018. The IAS is organising another astrophotographic exhibition to take place from…
November 5, 2018
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Light Pollution talk in Cork

Light pollution campaign to be launched in Cork. A light pollution campaign will be launched at Cork Astronomy Club’s monthly meeting next Monday (13th March). Albert White, Chairperson of Irish…
March 13, 2017
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Sleep Survey

Prof. Andrew Coogan is a behavioural neuroscientist who specialises in the field of circadian rhythms, chronobiology and sleep. He is the director of the Chronobiology and Sleep Research Laboratory at…
March 13, 2017