Lecture programme

The club holds monthly lecture meetings from September to May that are open to the general public.

Lectures are held in UCC Civil Engineering Building start at 8pm sharp and finish around 9.40pm with tea / coffee afterwards. To see a MAP of the lecture venue click here

SEASON SEPT 2018 – MAY 2019

All lectures MONDAYS

We shall be putting our programme together over the summer. Details so far:-

Sept 10 2018 – first monthly lecture – Frances McCarthy on viewing Mars during the opposition

Oct 8 – possibly Brian MacGabhann of Galway Astronomy Club “How we got to the moon and back” about the Apollo 11 mission

Nov 12 – monthly lecture – speaker to be announced


Jan 14 – “Watch out! There’s space debris about”, Dr Niall Smith

Feb 11 – “The radiation hazard to astronauts in deep space”, Prof Susan McKenna-Lawlor