Monday, October 22, 2007

Talks 2004 -2008

January 16th 2008 - St Peters School Walkinstown 11:00am
Solar System and Robot Explorer talk for 28 children and their teacher

January 15th 2008 - Griffith Barracks Educate Together School 11:30am
Solar System and Robot Explorer Talk for 56 children and their teachers

December 4th Tullamore Presbyterian Hall for Tullamore AS Galileo, Galileo? Who on Earth was Galileo?

November 19th Dunsink Observatory talk on Galileo, Galileo? Who on Earth was Galileo

Thursday November 15th 11:30 am Rathfarnham Educate Together School

Solar System Presentation for 120 children

Wednesday November 14th Charleville Mall Library North Strand 12pm 40 Children

Wednesday November 14th Pembroke Library Ballsbridge 10am 40 Children
Talk - Our Solar System and some Robot Explorers

Tuesday November 13th Ballymun Library 3pm
Talk - A 2007 Journey Through Our Solar System 45 People

Monday November 12th Raheny Library 7pm 50 People
Talk - A 2007 Journey Through Our Solar System
Talk - Our Solar System and some Robot Explorers

Tuesday November 4th Drop In Astronomy 17/Holmes for 30 Brownies and 20 Scouts in Delgany

October 19th 2007 Public Star Party for Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts and the Public Bray Co Wicklow 8pm – 10pm

October 18th 2007 Dunsink Observatory Public Observing Night

October 15th 2007 Dunsink Observatory Hosting talk on Our Sun, Showing Cassini Essay’s I,2, and 3 for the 10th Anniversary of the Cassini Launch

Plus a Members and Public Observing Session.

October 5th - 7th 2007 Whirlpool Star Party Birr Co Offaly Space in Art Exhibition

October 4th 2007 Space in Art Exhibition of Children’s Art Celebrating 50 years of Space Exploration. Hosting talk for Dr John Mason on the Future of Space Exploration Gonzaga College Dublin

October 4th Space in Art Exhibition celebrating 50 years of Space Exploration

Gonzaga College Dublin 4pm – 10pm including TV interview RTE News

October 3rd – Solar System Robot Explorer talk for AGM of Second Level Teachers

Dublin City Centre 12pm

October 3rd 8pm – Solar System Robot Explorer talk for the public Dunsink Observatory

2007 Cassini in Wicklow National Park September 9th Public talk 30 people.

August 10th – Dean Swift Summer Project Coolock, 11am
August 9th Cassini Solar System Talk in the Adult Education Centre

A PowerPoint Solar System Presentation, followed by a showing of Cosmic Collisions DVD, plus showing the children a 3D Image of the Sun from STEREO

60 - 70 children in each group age 6 - 14
July 3rd - Kimmage Manor Development Education Centre Dublin 12- 10:00am
July 4th - De La Salle School, Ballyfermot Dublin 10, 10:00 am
July 6th - ARC Offices, Crumlin, Dublin 12, 2:00pm
July 10th- Blessed Charles Centre, Harolds Cross, Dublin 6, 11:00am & 2:30pm
July 11th - Mendicity Institution, Dublin 8, 2:00pm
July 12th - Kimmage Manor Development Education Centre Dublin 12, 10:00am
July 16th - Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre, Dublin 10, 2:00pm

June 20th UCD

Speech on our Special Address in the Universe 30 fellow class mates.

Look Up For UNICEF Ireland
April 20th 2007
Very successful Public Star Party in Sandymount in aid of UNICEF Ireland

and part of Worldwide astronomy day Patricia Carroll, Val Dunne, John Murphy,Sarah Murphy and myself 70 attended

April 21st 2007 Clouded out in Sandymount but Patricia Carroll, John Murphy, Ben Murphy, Conor Murphy, Robin Moore, Elizabeth Caird, and myself talked astronomy for the evening in aid of UNICEF Ireland 35 attended

March 26th 2007 Solar System talk Robot Explorer film in Luisne Spirituality Centre in Kilcoole Co Wicklow followed by great Star Party supported by Michael Murphy SDAS 40 attended

March 14th 2007 Solar System talk plus Sun/Moon formation film for 51st Wicklow Cub Scouts 54 attended

February 28th 2007 I did a Cassini/Solar System talk for 28 Transition year students

in the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation run by Wicklow Uplands Council

February 8th 2007 I gave a talk on Astronomical sketching in Gonzaga College

February 9th 2007 I gave a Solar System/ Robot Explorer talk to 200 children in Castleknock Educate Together School

November 27th 2006 Solar System and Cassini talk for St Andrews in Blackrock

25 attended

November 15th 2006 In Belfast I gave a Cassini/Robot Explorer talk to the IAA

60 attended Stranmillis College

November 8th 2006 Solar System/ Cassini talk for St Peters School Walkinstown

50 attended

October 16th 2006 University College Dublin arranging ,facilitating, and introducing Cassini talk by Dr Caitriona Jackman from the Magnetometer Team Imperial College London.

September 18th 2006 Robot Explorer talk/ Young Speaker Ely House 25 + attended

Sun Moon and Stars for Chernobyl Children’s Project International
May 5th and 6th 2006
For this event I received an Honorable Mention Award from The Astronomical League in the United States in conjunction with Sky & Telescope Magazine. My concept, my arrangements.

I went to Texas to receive the award in September 2006.

This was a public outreach star party in Sandymount We showed Saturn, the Moon and Jupiter to 120 people.To raise money for Chernobyl Children’s Project
See Saturn in Your School Yard Event March 5th and March 6th 2006

St Bridget’s National School Greystones Co Wicklow 120 children and parents

came to see and learn about Saturn and other celestial delights.

November 11th 2005 Mars Moon Event St Bridget’s National School Greystones 330 people viewed Mars, the Earths moon and many other delights. I got Masterfoods to sponsor the event with Mars Bars and M&M’s

Limerick University 2006 May 3rd , a little support with Cassini media for Dr Caitriona Jackman of Imperial College London Dr Jackman is on the Magnetometer team for the Cassini mission based in London.
September 18th 2006 Robot Explorers
Talk / Presentation in Ely Place Dublin for the The Irish Astronomical Society and the public.

Whirlpool Star Party Birr Co Offaly 2006 – Cassini Huygens stand Sept 29th 30th and Oct 1st 2006 talking Cassini and giving away outreach educational material from JLP/NASA to astronomers and the public.

2006 July 3rd Introducing Our Solar System a presentation for senior citizens in the TLC Northwood Clinic in Santry Dublin. Q&A

St Andrews National School, Blackrock, Dublin 2006 May 30th

Ring World talk, screening, plus Power Point of the latest Saturn images with Q & A. 23 kids (private school)

2006 Dunsink Observatory March 15th I gave a presentation to 55 members of the public plus Dunsink staff,about JPL’s Spirit of Exploration Robotic missions plus showing of Cassini Essay # 3. Talk plus Q&A

Gonzaga College Dublin. January 19th 2006 Ring World, Power Point, Talk, Q&A to teenagers and astronomers.

Dunsink Observatory January 18th 2006 Ring World talk, screening and Q&A for 40 members of the public on an Open night

March 15th 2006 Dunsink Observatory 55 members of the public for my presentation on Robot Explorers Q&A

March 23 2006 Ring World / Apollo 17 Screening Griffith Barracks Educate Together School

90 Children and their teachers at my presentation on Saturn and Apollo

Ring World Monday 19th December 2005 for The IAS Dublin

29 members of the public came to this Cassini/Saturn presentation.

July 20th 2006 TLC Centre Santry Dublin

I did a Solar System presentation for 20 elderly people this afternoon. It was in the TLC Center Northwood, Santry in Dublin.

2006 Monday April 3rd, Johnstown Girls National School, Cabinteely Dublin 18.

PowerPoint presentation to 200 girls and their teachers on Cassini and Saturn

Donore Avenue Youth Center, Dublin 8. September 5 2006.

Cassini PowerPoint presentation: Cassini Spacecraft, and a selection of Saturn's moons shown to 18 children on a Summer Project activity week. Space Shuttle interactive DVD activates for this mixed age group.

June 13th 2006 Cassini Essay and Space Shuttle in St Bridget’s National School Greystones

Saturn images and Space Shuttle presentation to 200 children 6-13yrs

Friday February 24th 2006 St Bridget’s National School Greystones

Apollo and Spirit of Exploration presentation to 90 children age 8- 13 yrs

Galway Star Party January 28th 2006 Ireland

Cassini Huygens stand at this public event for a day, talking Cassini to astronomers and the public.

December 2nd 2005 Gonzaga College Enceladus presentation for South Dublin Astronomical Society and teenagers from the college.

Cassini Radio June 10th 2005

Rhyme and Reason radio show for Dublin South FM –

reading two of my articles.

IAS May 27th 2005 Cassini Talk plus images Ely Place Dublin for astronomers and the public.

2005 Whirlpool Star Party Birr Co Offaly October

PowerPoint presentation and talk on Enceladus to 160 people attending this convention, the biggest of its kind in Ireland.

2004 December 11th - Screening of Ring World to 230 children in three different groups in 2004 November 29th St Brigid’s National School Greystones. Cassini talk with models of Saturn Titan and Cassini to 5 and 6 years old’s two classes.

2004 November 29th Talk to 10 year olds about Cassini and Saturn

St Brigid’s National School, Greystones

2004 November 26th Talk to 4 classes about Cassini Saturn and Titan

St Brigid’s National School, Greystones with models of Saturn Titan and Cassini.

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