Lecture Weds 16th Dec 7:30pm - Tony Drennan - “Sherlock Holmes, Pocahontas, and the Star Atlas with no stars”

Tony Drennan

Tony is a Past President of the Association from the 1977/78 season and we believe he is the youngest person ever to hold the post being in his early 20s at the time, though his successor, Brian Beesley runs him close on that record!

We are delighted to welcome back Tony as a speaker; he has given us some fascinating lectures over the years, with intriguing titles, and this one is no exception. To find out what it's all about you'll have to come along!

Lecture Weds 2nd Dec, 7:30pm - Prof Susan McKenna-Lawlor, NUIM, STIL: “Rosetta Mission, its Philae Lander, and the First Irish Satellite”

Prof Susan McKenna-Lawlor
Susan McKenna-Lawlor is is an Emeritus Professor at the Maynooth University Department of Experimental Physics. She was a Member of the Senate of The National University of Ireland and a member of the Governing Authority of Maynooth University. She is also Managing Director of  Space Technology Ireland, Ltd (STIL) which builds instrumentation for space missions.

Lecture - 7:30pm Weds 7th October - Terry Moseley - "Our Sun: Friend or Foe?"

Terry Moseley BEM

In a a change to the programme, the lecture will be given by Terry Moseley BEM, current PR Officer and Meetings Organiser of the IAA, not to mention Past President for a total of 10 years in four stints over a period of 35 years! 

Terry's Lecture, entitled "Our Sun: Friend or Foe?" will tell us plenty about our nearest star......