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IAS Lectures

Upcoming Ely House Meetings:

Monday 27th Jan 2020 Backyard Science for the Amateur Astronomer - Research isn't Just for the Professionals! by Mike Foylan. Ely House at 20.00. Please see our home page for details of this talk.

Also, "Sky Notes", outlining what's to be seen in the night skies during February.

Some futher dates in Ely House:
Monday, 2020 February 24th: TBA.
Monday, 2020 March 30th: TBA.



Introductory Talks on Astronomy by the IAS

Sunday 9th February 2020 at 15:00.
Sunday 22nd March 2020 at 15:00.

Venue: the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre, Phoenix Park, Dublin.

Free family friendly education event hosted by Irish Astronomical Society in conjunction with the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre of the OPW, Phoenix Park, Dublin.


A Stargazing Event by the IAS

Wednesday 5th February 2020 at Knowth, Co Meath.

Organised by the IAS and hosted by the OPW. A similar event last December was over-subscribed.

Astronomy for Beginners by the IAS

Commencing early February 2020, a course of 12 lectures on Astronomy for Beginners at The People's College, Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1. (Depends on demand – enquire at People's College about fees and schedule.)


IAS Public Star Parties

Observing at Sandymount

Selected Fridays at the the Papal Cross in Phoenix Park, Dublin after dusk:

7th February 2020.
27th March 2020.

There will also be be sessions on selected Saturdays either at Clontarf (opposite yacht club) or at Sandymount (by the Martello Tower). These observing sessions are weather dependent, check with the IAS Facebook site nearer the date.



Other Events


2020 Date to Save

April 3-5: Cosmos Star Party, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

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