March 7, 2018

We have been Notified that a huge array of Green Stars (and a few Navy) will be appearing on TV Screens at 14:15 on Saturday afternoon. Accordingly talks will commence after the Six Nations match at approx 16:00.

Match will be screened in the Community Centre!!

March 4, 2018

We are delighted to confirm our speakers from the afternoon sessions on Saturday March 10th in Dungeagan Community Centre Ballinskelligs at 14:30

The Sessions will be introduced & chaired by Steve Lynott, Chair of the Skellig Coast Network Dark Sky Sub Committee who w...

March 2, 2018

Details of the Messier Festival which takes place in the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve are available on our website and Facebook Pages

October 16, 2017

 We are delighted to confirm that Bro Guy's talk will go ahead as scheduled  despite Ophelia!  If you are coming and have not already done so please book through or .

October 3, 2017

The Pope's astronomer will be at Colaiste Na Sceilge Caherciveen at 8PM on Tuesday October 17th 2017. The event is free but you are asked to register through Eventbrite so that we know you are coming!!

September 19, 2017 is delighted to welcome Bro guy Consolmagno S.J. the Director of the Vatican Observatory to the Skellig Coast . He will speak at Colaiste Na Sceilge at 8 Pm on Oct 17th 2017. All are welcome.

April 4, 2017

We are currently working on some plans for Dark Sky Week later this Month. We will  share thoughts soon. In the meantime please share this logo! Our dark skies are precious share the message

April 3, 2017

We will be preparing a photo record of the first Messier Marathon in the Kerry Dark Sky reserve and ask that you send us your photos or memories for inclusion in the page. Thanks to everyone who participated!!

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March 23, 2017

Sincere thanks to John Flannery for his great work in editing (and writing  a huge amount) of this Charts & Notes guide to the Messier Marathon and other nice things in the sky this weekend! The file is  2.7mb and is 47 pages of Astronomy gold. All original writers wor...

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