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    Hi all,
    haven't posted in a while but I wanted to tell you about a little star party some astronomy friends and I organize in the south of Ireland. It's called the Skellig Star Party and we have it in Europe's only Gold Tier Internationl Dark Sky Reserve in Kerry, Ireland. We just had our second annual party two weekends ago and we had such a blast! We have a website and you can read up about this years event here

    Another year, another Skellig Star Party | Skellig Star Party

    We also had the pleasure of having New Horizons scientist Dr Kimberly Ennico-Smith over from the states for a visit. Managed to nab a quick interview and made this sizzle reel which kind of captures the spirit of our little endevaour. Hope you like! Will also post the entire interview when I've finished editing it.



    We're already planning next years event and if anyone is heading over to Ireland next August they'd be super welcome! It's totally free and we give any proceeds to charity.

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    This is very tempting. My wife and I went to Ireland two years ago now, and LOVED it. We decided that we will go back more times in the future, and stay in the Kerry/Western region of the country.
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    Good stuff, Will! Excellent video. Looking forward to the full interview.
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    Very nice, Great video, Well done
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    Hi William

    Brilliant event this year, booked in for next year already. All three talks were excellent, but I think Brian Mac deserves a special mention.

    And two nights viewing as well, both Wednesday and Friday. In Ireland!

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    Hi Will. It looks like you had a great turnout and lots of fun. And, look at all of those nice telescopes too. I really enjoyed your video Will, and thanks for sharing it with us on here.
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