Free Sunday Family afternoon

Newport National School @12pm


  • Exhibits and displays, Solar Observing
  • Big Bear Planetarium hourly shows
  • Discovery Lab with scheduled activities designed for school children
  • “Hobbyists Room” showcasing amateur astronomy projects and activities.
  • Discussions with amateur astronomers and advice
  • Information tables
  • Rocket building workshop with the Irish Rocketry Society
  • Face painting





Evening 8pm:  “Masters of the Universe” General Knowledge and Astronomy Charity Table Quiz,  Venue: Brannens Pub, Newport Phone:087 917 4194


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Monday October 31st

Closing morning event to be arranged



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