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Mayo Dark Sky Festival

Ireland’s First Ever Dark Sky Festival!! October Bank Holiday Weekend https://www.mayodarkskyfestival.wordpress.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Mayo-Dark-Sky-Festival On the 5th of May 2016 the Ballycroy National Park & Wild Nephin in North-West Mayo became Ireland’s first Gold Tier International Dark Sky Park as recognised by the International Dark Sky Association.www.darksky.org The Dark skies of the Nephin Wilderness in County Mayo are nationally recognized. Our darkness not only adds to the aesthetic qualities of the wilderness, but is important to the health of our wildlife. As...

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