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IAS Lectures

81stAnnual General Meeting of the I.A.S. (meeting also has an extra talk)

Monday May 21st 2018 (19:45).
Venue: Ely House, 8 Ely Place, Dublin 2.

All members requested to attend.

Committee member Michael Grehan will present some practical demonstrations and experiements about the Physics of Light and Optics.

IAS Astronomy Classes

On Tuesday 13th February 2018 the IAS will began a new a course on elementary astronomy. The venue is the People's College in the Teachers' Club, 31 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. It consists of 12 weekly one-hour sessions. The total cost is €110.

The lead tutor is John Flannery with special lectures on four evenings by Peter Denman, John Dolan, Michael Grehan, and Mick McCreary. A summary of the course content can be found at Imgur.

For more details and about how to enrol please see People's College or contact the People's College beforehand - Telephone: (01) 8735879, or email the College at info@peoplescollege.ie

IAS Public Star Parties

Observing at Sandymount

Sandymount, Dublin

Friday, Apr 20th 2018 (20:00)

The Dublin Sidewalk Astronomers meet at the car park, on Strand Road, just south of the Sandymount Martello Tower, Dublin 4. Free, all welcome.

Members bring along their telescopes and share the wonders of the night-sky with the public.

Photo by M.Murphy.

Clontarf, Dublin

Saturday, Apr 21st 2018 (20:00)

This is our Dublin north-side venue of the Dublin Sidewalk Astronomers of the IAS. The venue is the seafront car park, on Clontarf Road, opposite the Clontarf Bus Garage, Dublin 3. Free, all welcome.

Other Events

Malahide Community School Astronomy Course

Beginners may be interested in a astronomy course run by IAS member John Daly. The course includes a primer on Binoculars and Telescopes and practical sessions out under the stars.

It began on 28th Sep 2017. Details can be found at Malahide Community School.

Note that this is not run by the IAS.

2018 Dates to Save

June 16: Solarfest, Dunsink Observatory, Co Dublin.

August 10-12 : Skellig Star Party, Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry.

November 2-4: Mayo Dark Sky Festival, Newport, Co Mayo.

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