100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: IRELAND
An Evening of StarTracking at Armagh Observatory and Planetarium : Armagh, Northern Ireland

Organiser: Armagh Observatory and Planetarium

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About: Join Armagh Observatory and Planetarium for an evening of Star Tracking. Enjoy a Digital Dome Theatre show chosen by our Director Prof. Michael Burton and weather permitting be fascinated by the views of the Night Sky and the Moon through our 12 inch telescope. This event is in conjunction with the 100 Hours of Astronomy event and we will have a Facebook Live session in our main hall where visitors on site and online will be able to ask any burning astronomy questions to our panel. This will run from 7pm-7.30pm. Spaces are limited so pre-booking is essential for this event. 6.30pm: Doors Open - 7.00pm: Astronomy Talk - 7.30pm: Digital Dome Show (Directors Choice: Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds) - Stargazing throughout the evening weather permitting - 9.00pm: Event close

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ContactSinead Mackle

“Watch out! There’s space debris about” : Cork, Ireland

Organiser: Cork Astronomy Club

Event Date(s): January 14, 2019

About: Monthly public meeting: Dr Niall Smith, Head of Research at CIT.    For a taster see this link to the Kessler syndrome– a hypothetical cascading series of satellite collisions with space junk, creating more junk and ending in catastrophe. 8 pm in UCC’s Civil Engineering Building. Our lectures are free and open to all. See our Getting there page for directions. Come and check us out, and if you like what you see, maybe you’ll decide to join us.

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ContactPeter Household

Dinny's Sky Night : Cork, Ireland

Organiser: Independent Event

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Cork scientist Denis Walsh takes you on a journey around the universe starting from where you are. Earth, Moon, Sun, Planets, Stars, and a few surprises. Feel free to bring up any questions or mystery, making this evening a bit more philosophical than you otherwise thought.

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ContactDenis Walsh

Irish Astronomical Society Astronomy Talks : Dublin, Ireland

Organiser: Irish Astronomical Society

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: A series of family oriented talks from John Flannery of the Irish Astronomical Society. Every hour, John will talk for 15/20 mins about the night's sky and what to look out for !! Talks begin at 12 noon and run hourly until 4pm.

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ContactJohn Flannery

Sidewalk Astronomy : Dublin, Ireland

Organiser: Irish Astronomical Society

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: The Irish Astronomical Society presents: Gaze into the evening sky to observe the Moon, constellations and maybe catch a glimpse of a shooting star!!

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ContactJohn Flannery

Physics Busking @Dublin Bowie Festival : Dublin, Ireland

Organiser: Institute of Physics Ireland & Dublin Bowie Festival

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Dublin Bowie Festival are proud to have the amazing "Physics Busking" team for the Festival. The "busking performances" involve family based interactive experiments and demonstrations aimed at engaging the general public, to entertain and educate. Great fun for all the family. DOORS: 12 NOON - 4.30PM

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ContactChristine O Growney

Dublin Bowie Festival : Dublin, Ireland

Organiser: Dublin Bowie Festival

Event Date(s): January 7-13, 2019

About: An absolute kaleidoscope of space, stars, music, film, talks, walks, art, interviews - all celebrating the Starman himself David Bowie. For 2019 DBF worked with space and astronomy specialists across Ireland including Inspire Space, CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, the Irish Astronomical Society, Institute of Physics Ireland and more to bring you a festival of Science, Art and Music celebrating Space in the world of David Bowie and those inspired by the wonders of the Universe.

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ContactChristine O Growney

Looking for the StarMan : Dublin, Ireland

Organiser: Dublin Bowie Festival & Irish Astronomical Society

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: DOORS: 3.30 - 6PM, ADM: FREE. The Irish Astronomical Society presents: Gaze into the evening sky to observe the Moon, constellations and maybe catch a glimpse of a shooting star!!

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ContactChristine O Growney

BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2019 : Dublin, Ireland

Organiser: Blackrock Castle Observatory and Cork Institute of Technology 

Event Date(s): January 9-12, 2019

About: BCO will bring Stardome for live planetarium shows to BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2019. This 4 day event sees 58,000 students and teachers come to the biggest annual science exhibition in Ireland.

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ContactClair Mc Sweeney

Gifts to the Starman: Dublin, Ireland

Organiser: Dublin Bowie Festival

Event Date(s): January 9-13, 2019

About: As part of the Dublin Bowie Festival an exhibition of student work resulting from the music and astronomy inspired project "Starman" co-ordinated by CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory hangs alongside original David Bowie artworks, including "Star" a rice paper serigraph done by the artist in 1975. There will be lots of astronomy activity at the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre on January 13. All Free and lots of Fun!

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ContactClair Mc Sweeney

A talk about Astronomy in general with a proposal to start a local club : Louisburgh, Ireland

Organiser: Deirdre Kelleghan

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About: We will be joining the celebration by giving a presentation about astronomy with a view to starting an astronomy club in Louisburgh in 2019. In the spirit of inclusivity, it would be lovely to open the club to families, and individuals of all ages, single people, OAP's etc. In fact, anyone that may have an interest. The club would offer a very practical approach to astronomy, nothing difficult, all very accessible. There will also be elements of STEAM/ Creativity included.

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ContactDeirdre Kelleghan

Back to Basics for 2019 : Newport, Ireland

Organiser: Newport Astronomy Club

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About: Some basic concepts in Astronomy, including: How are stars and solar system formed? How are stars classified? How are distances measured? What are constellations and asterisms? Come along and ask any other questions you may have!

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ContactDerek Dempsey

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