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CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory

  • Conference Capacity : 50
  • Gala Dinner Capacity : 50

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory offers 21st century technology in a memorable 16th century castle setting.  The Castle is located only 15 minutes from Cork City Centre or the Jack Lynch Tunnel and has ample parking adjacent to the venue.


Our facilities are available for your product launch, conference, film or multimedia screening, press launch, networking event, wedding ceremony or photo shoot.  We are more than happy to work with you on one-off events also and can tailor our packages to suit your needs.


For conferences Blackrock Castle is home to…. 


Cinema/Lecture Hall    |    Maximum capacity of 50 people

-16 LCD screens (can be configured to display the same content as that being projected on the main screen)


Classroom    |    Maximum capacity of 50 people or 30 - 35 seated 




We also cater for Boutique Events….


In addition to conference facilities at the Castle we can also provide a unique environment for your team events and celebrations in our forum or long room (max capacity of 150 people) or our 30 m² fireplace lobby that can serve as a reception area for an intimate group.


Exclusive Day Rental

Blackrock Castle and courtyard can be hired exclusively making it an ideal venue for corporate entertaining.


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