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World Space Week 2014 at Dunsink Observatory

To celebrate World Space Week 2014,  Dunsink Observatory, CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory Cork, and Armagh Planetarium have partnered with ESERO Ireland to offer ‘Space Guiding Your Way’ themed workshops, STEM career talks and space exploration activities to the students of Ireland.

On Friday 10th October, Dunsink Observatory will hold a series of events suitable for Transition Year students.

Time: 09:30 – 13:30

Suited to: Transition Year with a MAXIMUM of 25 students

Cost: Free with 1 slot available – competition based entry

For more information or to register,  please contact Hilary O’Donnell, Tel: 087-6294966,

Students will partake in a variety of activities during their visit to Dunsink Observatory, including:

Action Comet Workshop with Deirdre Kelleghan (IFAS)

Space Theatre Show with Dr Niamh Shaw

“Ireland’s rich astronomical heritage – past, present and exciting future!” talk with Dr Niall Smith

Visit to the Historic Telescope

Q+A with astronomers and scientists

All other Irish event information can be found here.