Henge in Dark Sky

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    Stargazers (Left) and Dark Sky Meeting (Right)
    22 January 2023
    Special Guest Dr. Sibylle Schroer who will present her talk "Human Centric versus Nature Centric Lighting" Monday 6th February at 7pm / Online Event  To open our 2023 series of talks, we are thrilled to welcome Dr Sibylle Schroer to present her talk entitled "Human Centric versus Nature Centric Lighting" In 2017, Sibyl...
    08 January 2023
    Dark Skies at Night Be part of Irish Research by joining one of these weekly walks in Mayo Dark Sky Park wonder | wellbeing | escape | wilderness | retreat | companionship | fear | nocturnal | mythology | hygge | adventure | comfort | tourism | sustainability | excitement | nature | culture | conservation Would you associat...
    20 November 2022
    Dark Skies at Night Be part of Irish Research by joining one of these weekly walks in Mayo Dark Sky Park wonder | wellbeing | escape | wilderness | retreat | companionship | fear | nocturnal | mythology | hygge | adventure | comfort | tourism | sustainability | excitement | nature | culture | conservation Would you associat...
    30 October 2022
    Astrophotography is the focus of our gallery exhibit at Ballycroy Visitor Centre, and we are delighted to welcome the return of Chasseurs de Nuits with the Award winning collection of works from the Photo Nightscape Competition. Chasseur de Nuits exhibition is kindly sponsored by the Embassy of France and joins the existing...
    30 October 2022
    Moving out of this world…. from angels and demons to photons and quarks…we cannot wait to hear from Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ – Director of the Vatican Observatory and co-author of the classic astronomy book (with Dan Davis) "Turn Left at Orion". Brother Guy will be presenting his talk on "Catholic" Cosmologies in Newport ...

    Welcome to Mayo Dark Sky Park. Mayo is now home to Ireland’s first International Dark Sky Park, showcasing some of the darkest, most pristine skies in the world.

    Where the darkest skies reveal the brightest stars.

    CONTACT INFO

    Wild Nephin National Park,
    Ballycroy Visitor Centre,
    National Parks & Wildlife Service,
    Ballycroy Village,
    Co. Mayo

    +353 (0)98 49 888