2003
January

9 - 11:   

Esat BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2003
Come and see our stand and get FREE magazines!

13:        

NEW YEAR LECTURE
"Voyager at 25 - from Earth to Interstellar Space"
     by Kevin Nolan (Planetary Society)
February

4:        

Evening Classes

5:        

Kerry Lecture & NEW Kerry Branch
"The Universe"
      by David Moore (Chairman, Astronomy Ireland)

6:        

Cork Lecture & Mayoral Reception
"The Universe"
      by David Moore (Chairman, Astronomy Ireland)

10:        

Monthly Lecture
"Giant Comets: Sources and Terrestrial Effects"
      by Professor Mark E. Bailey (Armagh Observatory)
March

10:        

Monthly Lecture
"The Kingsland Observatory"
      by Eamonn Ansbro, Director
April

14:        

Monthly Lecture
"The Last Voyage of Columbia"
      by Brian Harvey, World Renowned Space Author

25:        

Star-B-Q
The first of Astronomy Ireland's two Star-B-Qs of the year.
May

12:        

Monthly Lecture
"Cannibals in Space"
      by Dr Simon Jeffery, Armagh Observatory
June

9:        

Monthly Lecture
"Aliens, Where are they?"
      by Terry Moseley, I.A.A.
July

14:        

Monthly Lecture
"My Home-built Observatory"
      by Kevin Sweeney.
August

11:        

Monthly Lecture
"Gamma-Ray Bursts"
      by Lynn Moran, UCD

22:        

Star-B-Q
The second of Astronomy Ireland's Star-B-Qs.
27 Mars Watches
Happening all around the country
September

8:        

Monthly Lecture DCU, Dublin.
"Recent Advances in Spacecraft Rocket Engines"
      by Martin Houston
10:
Lecture Cork.  Fastnet Room, Jury's Hotel, 
Western Road.  8:00PM
"Creationist Cosmology"
      
by Mark Sweetnam
October

2:        

Evening Classes (Click for details)

8:        

Carlow Branch Lecture
"The Universe"
      by David Moore (Chairman, Astronomy Ireland)

13:        

Monthly Lecture DCU, Dublin.
"Creationist Cosmology"
      by Mark Sweetnam, Schull Planetarium

15:        

Launch of Astronomy Ireland's New Waterford Branch
"The Universe"
      by David Moore (Chairman, Astronomy Ireland)
November
8: Lunar Eclipse Watches
Taking place all over Ireland

10:        

Monthly Lecture International Speaker
"SpaceGuard"
      by J. Tate from SpaceGuard UK

11:        

Cork Lecture International Speaker
"Spaceguard"
      by J. Tate from SpaceGuard UK
15: 16: *Astro Expo*
Ireland's biggest Astronomy Exhibition
December

8:        

Christmas Lecture
"Star of Bethlehem"
      by UKs Dr David Hughes