Astronomy and Astrophysics  /  Réaltfhisic

Dunsink Observatory


Information regarding Sunrise, Sunset and Lighting-up Time   Meeting Room Hire Open Nights

Introduction: Dunsink Observatory integrel to the Irish Astronomy Trail , has a long history in the service of science. Like most older European Observatory buildings it is now mainly used as residential accomodation and a venue to hire for small meetings and workshops. It is also used for public outreach and in particular public open nights during the winter months.


Getting Here: Dunsink Observatory is located about 8 kms northwest of Dublin city centre, in the suburb of Castleknock.

Dunsink Observatory,
Dublin 15

Tel: +353 (1) 4406656
Mob: 087-6294966
GPS Our GPS location is +53° 23' 12.30", -6° 20' 10.40"

Driving : Dunsink Observatory is easily accessible by car.
For directions check out Astronomy Trail or get directions using Google Maps

By Bus : (numbers 38, 38A and 38B) to Dunsink leave from Oconnell Street. Get off at the bus stop nearest the Auburn Avenue/New Dunsink Lane roundabout (Travel Lodge is visible on the right) on the Navan Road, cross over to New Dunsink Lane and follow it for the next two miles.


















10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, D04 C932, Ireland Tel: +353-1-6140100, Fax: +353-1-6680561