Blog 7 – The Final Week

As we wrap up our final few days at the Education Centre, its…
August 24, 2019/by Aine Flood

Blog 6 – IAU100 and Ireland’s Involvement

Last week, we set up an exhibition here in Birr for the International…
August 15, 2019/by Aine Flood

Learn how to code with CoderDojo and I-LOFAR!

Join I-LOFAR and Coderdojo for a CoderDojo Taster Session in…
August 1, 2019/by Aine Flood

A Journey Through the Last 100 Years of Astronomy, Coming to Birr in August 2019!

The International Astronomical Union’s 100th Anniversary Exhibition…
August 1, 2019/by Aine Flood
Levithan projection

Blog 5 – Space Workshops and Moon Landing Commemoration

Thursday 18th and Saturday 20th of July brought Space Workshops…
July 29, 2019/by Aine Flood

Blog 4 – Armagh Observatory and Planetarium

On Sunday 14th July the I-LOFAR Education team, Áine, Jeremy…
July 23, 2019/by Aine Flood
South Dome Refracting Telescope

Blog 3 – DIAS and Dunsink!

This week Jane and I are continuing to develop exhibits for the…
July 11, 2019/by Aine Flood

AstroLands Launch and I-LOFAR Education Centre Opening

On Thursday 30th May 2019, the I-LOFAR Education Centre was opened…
July 11, 2019/by Aine Flood

Blog 2 – Observing, Camps and Exhibits

This week Jeremy and I have been finalising preparations for…
July 4, 2019/by Aine Flood

Space Camp 2019 is Go for Launch!

The I-LOFAR Education Team are excited to announce the launch…
July 4, 2019/by Aine Flood

Blog One – Intern Intro!

Hello World, Jeremy and Jane here, we’re interns at the I-LOFAR…
June 28, 2019/by Aine Flood

Summer Astronomy Tours in Birr

As part our AstroLands programme we are offering FREE guided…
June 7, 2019/by Aine Flood

Launch of I-LOFAR Education Centre & AstroLands Education Programme

Trinity College Dublin, Birr Scientific & Heritage Foundation,…
May 28, 2019/by Peter Gallagher

Astronomers Publish New Map of the Sky Detecting Thousands of Previously Unknown Galaxies

- Team includes researchers from University College Dublin

-…
February 19, 2019/by Aoife Ryan

Latest All Sky Images with I-LOFAR

The latest all sky images observed by I-LOFAR show the radio…
February 7, 2019/by Pearse Murphy

LOFAR Radio Telescope Reveals Secrets of Solar Storms

Dublin, Ireland, February 18, 2019: An international team of…
February 1, 2019/by Peter Gallagher

LOFAR Minecraft – LOFAR Enters the Virtual Universe

https://youtu.be/AVqLDZ-Kwzk
LOFAR Minecraft



Fionn (11)…
December 16, 2018/by Peter Gallagher

The Astronomical Midlands: Engaging Rural Communities with Astronomy

We are delighted to launch a new engagement project in 2019 -…
December 3, 2018/by Peter Gallagher

Offaly County Council confers Civic Recognition Award on Professor Peter Gallagher

Press Release from Offaly County Council:

Professor Gallagher…
October 23, 2018/by Peter Gallagher

First Pulsar Light with I-LOFAR!

Pulsars are rotating neutron stars that beam radiation into space…
September 24, 2018/by Peter Gallagher

Ireland’s Biggest Telescope Gearing up to Catch the Perseid Meteor Shower

This week the team at I-LOFAR has been excitedly undergoing preparations…
August 8, 2018/by Aoife Ryan

Big Data Processing for I-LOFAR: REALTA

I-LOFAR is a true ‘big data’ project, and as part of the…
July 31, 2018/by Peter Gallagher

Observing the Sun at the nanosecond scale with the I-LOFAR Transient Buffer Boards

Transient Buffer Boards (TBBs) are a part of I-LOFAR’s data…
July 30, 2018/by Pearse Murphy

Ready for Space Explorers!

On June 5, 2018 we completed the refurbishment of our new I-LOFAR…
June 5, 2018/by Peter Gallagher

I-LOFAR used as part of the International LOFAR Telescope for the first time to Observe Flaring Star

The Irish LOFAR telescope at Birr reached a major milestone on…
March 9, 2018/by Peter Gallagher

Introduction to Science, Operations and Data Analysis with an International LOFAR Station

School of Physics, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin…
December 18, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

Honorary Doctorates for World-Leaders in Astronomy

This week, UCD and TCD awarded Honorary Doctorates to two…
December 8, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

I-LOFAR Consortium win SFI Award for International Engagement

Orlaigh Quinn (Secretary General of the Department of the Department…
November 17, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

I-LOFAR Education Centre Progress

The builders are back in Birr! In October 2017 our building contractor…
November 2, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

Watch the LOFAR TV documentary “13 Billion Light Years From Birr”

We're delighted to announce that the documentary on LOFAR is…
November 2, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

New radio telescope in Birr detects huge solar storms

Dublin, Thursday September 13th, 2017 - The past two weeks have…
September 13, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

Minister Halligan Switches on World Leading Radio Telescope: I-LOFAR

July 27, 2017/by alomeara

Ireland to join leading international astronomy collaboration

Department signs funding agreement to enable Ireland to join…
June 29, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

ILOFAR Layout is Rolled Out!

Looking back across what resembles a mini Sahara desert atop…
May 17, 2017/by Aoife Ryan

Professor Peter Gallagher made Chevalier by the French Government

At a presentation at the French Ambassador’s Residence in Dublin,…
May 16, 2017/by alomeara

Trucking for Science – from the Netherlands with LOFAR

Our extra-terrestrial trucker, Dr Ryan Milligan, made the first…
April 26, 2017/by Peter Gallagher

Trinity Week & codify&Birr!!!!!

Week 8:

Monday:

Started with editing the new I-LOFAR website,…
April 20, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Posters, Papers, and Falcons!!!

Week 4:

This week I started with reading Diana (Post Doctorate)…
April 10, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Week Of Reading

Week 3:

Started my week of with reading the paper on “LOFAR:…
April 10, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

I-LOFAR visit

Week 2:

Monday was a day of coding and reading research papers…
April 10, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Beginning of my 6 month journey

I am a third year physics student studying at the Dublin Institute…
April 10, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

I-LOFAR Team Member Awarded €2 Million by European Research Council

A member of the I-LOFAR consortium has won €2 million in funding…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Gravitational Waves Detected from Black Hole Merger

Today was a momentous day for physicists, who have finally detected…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Trinity Solar Physics Feature on Cover of Leading International Journal

Research from the School of Physics has been featured on the…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

I-LOFAR in Government’s Midlands Action Plan for Jobs

On June 29, 2015 the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation,…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Irish Astronomer Searching for Exoplanets using LOFAR

An international team of scientists lead by Irish astronomer…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Sunspotter Workshops for the Midlands Science Festival

Several Sunspotter workshops took place in a number of Midlands…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Radio Bursts from the Sun Imaged using LOFAR

The Solar Physics Group at TCD are excited to report that they…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Big Day For Birr With Launch Of Solar Observatory

AN IMPORTANT day in the history of Birr Castle took place on…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Trinity’s New Observatory in Birr to Illuminate the Sun-Earth Connection

The Rosse Solar-Terrestrial Observatory, which will be opened…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

LOFAR Test Array Back Up and Running Better than Ever

The LOFAR Test Array is operational once again in the midlands…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

All-sky Movie Recorded by a Single LOFAR Station

During the weekend of 30th of may - 1st of June, the Solar Physics…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

Clear Skies in Birr for Radio Astronomy

The Trinity Solar Physics Group has been working hard over the…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan

LOFAR Colloquia at UCC and UCD

LOFAR Colloquia will take place at UCC and UCD in February, where…
April 9, 2017/by Hannah Currivan