LOCATION

National Space Centre is located at Elfordstown Earthstation, just outside Midleton, Co Cork. See Map below.  Elfordstown Earthstation is home to Ireland’s largest Satellite Antenna, a huge 32m dish, which will be lit up on the 23th November, so you won’t be able to miss it!

DIRECTIONS
By Car:  Elfordstown Earthstation is located about 8 minutes from Midleton, with a large mast visible from a distance. From N25, take the first left exit to Midleton. Take left before Texaco filling station. Go around roundabout, and take the second exit. At traffic lights take left onto R626. Drive 0.9km and take right at East Cork Oil. Drive 2.4km and then turn right up hill to Elfordstown Earthstation.

GPS: 51o 57.192N 8o 10.55W Loc8Code: W5T-02-N54.

By Shuttle:  Fota Island Hotel shuttle will depart for Elfordstown at 8.15pm and return late, time tbc.

By Taxi: Satellite Taxi’s will give a 20% discount off their meter for anyone attending the event.