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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C
# Space Oddity
Ireland's favourite astronaut is back in town...
… and he’s brought his guitar.

HE HAS A special place for Ireland in his heart, as we do for him. Chris Hadfield, the much loved astronaut, is back on Irish soil today.

Speaking to a packed out hall full of students today, the Canadian Commander of the International Space Station in 2013, answered questions from members of Trinity College’s Philosophical Society and the Law Society.

Before getting down to business, Hadfield managed to fit in a visit to the Book of Kells.

World famous Astronaut Colonel Chris H Sam Boal / Photocall Ireland Sam Boal / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland

He also brought along his guitar. Perhaps we’ll get another rendition of Danny Boy while he’s over here.

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If you want to see the man in the flesh, he will be in Easons in O’Connell Street today from 4.30pm to 7pm. Tomorrow he will be in Dubray Books on Grafton Street from 11am to 1pm and he will also be in Dubray Books in Dundrum from 3pm.

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