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Dark Sky Week

Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, Dark Sky Week has become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. Each year it is held in April…
April 10, 2015

IAS Light Pollution Talk

From the Irish Astronomical Society: The IAS February meeting will take place on Monday 23rd February at 8PM in Ely House, Dublin 2. The speaker will be Dr Brian Espey…
February 13, 2015

Globe at Night 2014

The 2014 Globe at Night Campaign has kicked off! You can find all details on All you need to do is go outside, find the constellation of Orion and see…
January 10, 2014

Visit Kerry Dark Skies on Facebook

Kerry Dark Skies have a facebook page! Plans are well underway to create a Dark Sky reserve in South Kerry and you can follow their facebook page to get…
May 7, 2013

Globe at Night 2013

The 2013 Globe at night event takes place this year from April 29th to May 8th. We'd encourage you to take part - their website has all the details! All…
April 26, 2013

Loosing the Dark public awareness video

Losing the Dark is a "public service announcement" planetarium show, a collaboration of Loch Ness Productions and the International Dark-Sky Association. It introduces and illustrates some of the issues regarding light…
March 26, 2013

The City Dark

Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on…
July 9, 2012