Telescopes, Books and Equipment

March 2023

PUBLIC LECTURE To Celebrate Irish Astronomy Week

Monday 20th March *Note Date Change!

“Is the Hubble Constant a Constant”

By Dr. Eoin OColgain, Atlantic Technological University Sligo

February 2023

Monday 13th February

“Last Horizons: The Edge of the Solar System”

By Dr. Steph Merritt, Astrophysics Research Centre QUB.

Wednesday 1st February 2023

Beginners Evening Classes

Ever popular so book earlier so as not to be disappointed!

January 2023

JWST Telescope


Monday 9th January

New Eyes on the Universe: The James Webb Telescope

By Dr. Henrik Melin, STFC James Webb Fellow, Leicester University.

December 2022

Christmas Lecture 12th of December

“The Star of Bethlehem”

By Dr. Steve Barrett of Department of Physics University of Liverpool.

A light hearted look at astronomical canditates for the Star of Bethlehem

Telescope Workshop

2nd December at 7pm in AI Headquarters, Blanchardstown.

FREE to all!! See Mars and the Moon among other objects.

November 2022


November 14th Public Lecture

“The Science of Star Wars”

By Professor Martin Hendry of Glasgow University

A look at what is fiction and what is fact!!

October 2022

Tuesday October 25th

Partial Solar Eclipse

Email your images to us at for your chance to be featured in our magazines special eclipse report.

Exploding Meteor

Monday 10th Public Lecture

“Ten ways the Universe tries to kill you”

by Stephen Tonkin, Author and Astronomy Communicator

September 2022


Monday 12th Public Lecture

“The Spaceguard Centre”

by Jay Tate Principal Spaceguard

Examining the threat posed by objects from outer space


Star-B-Q 2022 August 27th

Book Early so as not to be disappointed!

Fun, food and astronomy

August 2022

Nationwide Perseid Watch

All from the comfort of your own home

Night of 12th and into the 13th August

No specialist equipment needed just your eyes.


on 10th, 11th and 12th of August

Dominating the night sky of the next few nights