Event Listings

Tags: Events (93).

To search the listings, enter a keyword, location and/or date in the boxes below.
When entering a location, select the best location match from the list that appears, then click Go.
Click here to clear your search.

Arts & Crafts

NATIONAL GALLERY WORKSHOPS

10th September-26th November 2017

Time: 11.30am – 1.30pm

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

Free family workshops every Sunday at the National Gallery, inspired by their collection and exhibitions. Ages: 18 months - 8yrs. You can choose to stay for as long or as short a time as works for you.... [read more]
Outdoor Events

CHRISTMAS ISLAND

22nd November-23rd December 2017

Address: Rathdrum, County Wicklow

Website: www.irelandholidaypark.com

Experience the magic of Christmas with thousands of lights, Santa Claus, Mrs Claus, the elves, Rudolph, presents, activities and more on Christmas Island at Hidden Valley Resort, Rathdrum, County Wicklow. [read more]
outdoor Events

DUN LAOGHAIRE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

22nd November-23rd December 2017

Website: www.dunlaoghaire.ie/christmas-festival

The Christmas Market will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with a feast for the senses featuring delicious festive fare, handcrafted gifts and decorations, a funfair with an old-world children’s... [read more]
Sports

DUNDRUM ON ICE

22nd November-14th January 2018

Website: www.dundrumonice.ie

Now in its seventh year, the Dundrum Shopping Centre ice rink has become a permanent fixture every Christmas consisting of 500 sq. metres of real ice. Tickets start at €13. Opening hours: Mon – Fri:... [read more]
Sports

ICE SKATING BLANCHARDSTOWN

22nd November-21st January 2018

Website: www.iceskating.ie

Learn to Skate or sharpen your skating skills over the Christmas! At Ice Skating Blanchardstown there is a separate Kiddies Rink with penguin skating aids to help your child balance. Age 3+ [read more]
Sports

SOUTH DUBLIN ON ICE

22nd November-14th January 2018

Address: Whitestown Way, Old Bawn

Website: www.southdublinonice.com

Ice Skating is a fun and enjoyable activity around Christmas time and is a lot of fun for the entire family! You can visit South Dublin on Ice at the Tallaght Stadium in Whitestown Way, Old Bawn. Tickets:... [read more]
Outdoor Events

WILD LIGHTS AT DUBLIN ZOO!

22nd November-7th January 2018

Website: www.dublinzoo.ie/wildlights

Wild Lights is a magical night-time spectacular event, featuring giant colourful lanterns and illuminated animal sculptures inspired by wildlife. Follow the enchanted trail where you will discover the... [read more]
indoor Activities

DUBLIN GALLERY WEEKEND

23rd-26th November 2017

Website: www.dublingalleryweekend.ie

This city-wide event is a collaboration between almost 40 art galleries and museums across the city, who have joined together to present a specially programmed series of free public events such as talks,... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

RHA'S ART CART

24th November-31st December 2017

Time: Sat & Sun ongoing 1 - 5pm

Website: www.rhagallery.ie

The RHA’s Art Cart is available every Saturday and Sunday in the gallery from 1 - 5pm and is staffed by an art educator.  All children are welcome to visit the Art Cart to draw and create as well as... [read more]
Sports

SWORDS ON ICE

24th November-8th January 2018

Website: www.swordsonice.ie

Located in the Swords Pavilion Shopping Centre, there is live music and ice skating lessons for children of all ages. Tickets from €9. Book online at www.swordsonice.ie or call 015242322. [read more]
Indoor Activities

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

25th-25th November 2017

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Address: Clonskeagh

Website: www.kilians.com

St Kilian's German School, Clonskeagh presents its annual bazaar. This highly popular and traditional event welcomes everyone of all age groups. There will be many stalls featuring bric-a-brac, toys, books,... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

ECO CRAFTS AT BOTANICAL GARDENS

25th November-2nd December 2017

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

Especially for kids this Christmas. Help spread beauty and prevent waste this Christmas by making your own plantable eco-friendly cards with recycled and natural materials. Using bio-degradable seed infused... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

FUTURISTIC ISLANDS

25th-25th November 2017

Time: 1 -3pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

Free family drop in activity at the Hugh Lane Gallery as part of the Dublin Gallery Weekend. Create futuristic islands of natural and artificial material with artist Kathryn Maguire. [read more]
Arts & Crafts

NATIONAL GALLERY WORKSHOPS

25th November-31st December 2017

Time: 1.30am – 1.30pm

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

Free family workshops at the National Gallery, inspired by their collection and exhibitions. Ages: 18 months - 8yrs. You can choose to stay for as long or as short a time as works for you. The space... [read more]
Christmas

POWERSCOURT HOUSE

25th November-23rd December 2017

Time: 9.30am – 5.30pm

Address: Enniskerry, County Wicklow

Website: www.powerscourt.com

Mr Claus is back at Avoca in Powerscourt House, Enniskerry County Wicklow awaiting your visit! While the adults relax in the Terrace Café, the little ones can meet Santa and his elves. Santa’s animals... [read more]
Christmas

SANTA AT AIRFIELD

25th November-23rd December 2017

Website: www.airfield.ie

Experience seasonal activities this December at Airfield. Children can enjoy face painting and letter writing with Santa’s Elves and making a delicious Christmas treat in the Elves’ kitchen. You can... [read more]
Christmas

SANTA EXPERIENCE AT CROKE PARK

25th November-23rd December 2017

Website: www.crokepark.ie

This year Santa is bringing along his good friend ‘Stitch the Snowman’ to Croke Park. Stitch comes from a long line of GAA sporting legends and has a puck out so good that he can send a sliothar flying... [read more]
Christmas

SANTA’S GROTTO AT DUBLIN ZOO

25th November-24th December 2017

Website: www.dublinzoo.ie

Santa will be visiting Dublin Zoo every weekend starting in November with additional visits on 22nd, 23rd & 24th December. Bring your family along for some festive fun! [read more]
Arts & Crafts

SUNDAY SKETCHING

25th November-31st December 2017

Time: 3 – 4pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

Free drop-in family workshops inspired by exhibitions and artwork from the Hugh Lane Gallery. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+. www.hughlane.ie [read more]
Arts & Crafts

DROP- IN FAMILY SESSION AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY

26th-26th November 2017

Time: 11.30 – 13.30

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

Join us for a free art-making workshop where children and their parents/guardians/carers are encouraged to work together on creative projects. All ages. Free event. No booking required.  [read more]
Arts & Crafts

HARRY THE HEDGEHOG

26th-26th November 2017

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Website: www.phoenixpark.ie

Themed Children's Workshops take place every Sunday morning from 11.00 – 12.30 at the Visitor's Centre of the Phoenix Park. These workshops focus on nature awareness, history, heritage, arts and crafts.... [read more]
Indoor Activities

PUBLIC TOUR: EILEEN GRAY

26th-26th November 2017

Time: 3 - 3.45pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Join a public tour of the Eileen Gray gallery at Collins Barracks, exploring one of the most influential designers and architects of the 20th century. No booking required, places allocated on a first-come... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

RAPUNZEL GAIETY PANTO

26th November-7th January 2018

Website: www.gaietytheatre.ie | www.ticketmaster.ie 

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to the Gaiety Panto! Get tangled up with laughter as Rapunzel is this year's Gaiety Panto. Let down your hair and join in as the Gaiety Panto give this... [read more]
Outdoor Events

SMITHFIELD CHRISTMAS TREE – SWITCH ON SHOW

26th-26th November 2017

Time: 5.30pm

Website: www.dublinatchristmas.ie

This free, family friendly event will feature acoustic performances from legendary Singer Songwriter Paddy Casey, popular Dublin band O.R.B, upcoming Irish act The Geddes and more. There will also be a... [read more]
Outdoor Events

THE MOVING CRIB

28th November-8th January 2018

Address: Parnell Square

The Moving Crib at Saint Martin's Apostolate Church, Parnell Square has been one of the most memorable assets of Christmas in Dublin City for over 50 years. Admission free. [read more]
Christmas

CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY TRAILS

1st-31st December 2017

Time: 10am – 5pm

Website: www.museum.ie

During the December, pick up a free Christmas activity trail for families to explore the Collins Barracks Museum. Seek out festive objects on display in the museum. Complete the trail by adding a decoration... [read more]
Christmas

CHRISTMAS AT MALAHIDE CASTLE

1st-23rd December 2017

Website: www.malahidecastleandgardens.ie/christmas-

‘Be Our Guest’ at this year’s magical Christmas Experience at Malahide Castle! Your family are welcomed by the Castle hosts and Santa’s elves before being brought to Mrs Claus as she relaxes... [read more]
Indoor Activities

FESTIVE WORKSHOPS AND STORYTELLING AT IMAGINOSITY

1st-31st December 2017

Website: www.imaginosity.ie

Workshops and story-telling throughout the month of December at Imaginosity will follow a festive theme. All workshops are FREE with standard museum admission. Visit www.imaginosity.ie  for further... [read more]
Christmas

LUGGWOODS SANTA'S ENCHANTED FOREST

1st-23rd December 2017

Website: www.luggwoods.ie

The Luggwoods Santa’s Enchanted Forest is a theatrical production that takes you on an unforgettable journey through the serene setting of Lugg forest right to the top of Lugg Hill. Meet real reindeer,... [read more]
Christmas

VISIT SANTA AT TAYTO PARK

1st-23rd December 2017

Website: www.taytopark.ie

Each family will meet Santa individually and each child will get a special gift. Also, included in the price is Tayto Park entry, Christmas Story Telling, a ride on The Grand Carousel, 5D Polar Express... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

WINTER CRAFT FAIR AT THE PRINT MUSEUM

1st-3rd December 2017

Website: www.nationalprintmuseum.ie

The National Print Museum’s popular Winter Craft Fair returns for its seventh year! (Fri 1st 4pm – 8pm & Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd Dec 11am – 4pm )The mezzanine level will transform into a winter wonderland... [read more]
Christmas

CHRISTMAS FAIR IN DUNBOYNE PARISH CENTRE

2nd-2nd December 2017

Time: 10am – 3pm

This annual Christmas Fair has something for everyone. Adults can relax in the Christmas cafe or browse the excellent selection of homemade crafts, baked goods and cosmetics while children are entertained... [read more]
outdoor Events

CHRISTMAS FOOD & CRAFT MARKET AT FARMLEIGH

2nd-17th December 2017

Time: 10am – 5pm

Website: www.farmleigh.ie

A wonderful opportunity for some seasonal Christmas shopping at this annual Christmas market in the Farmyard at Farmleigh [read more]
Arts & Crafts

MEET AND ADOPT YOUR OWN ELF ON THE SHELF

2nd-2nd December 2017

Time: 11am – 5pm

Website: www.hamleys.com

Come and enjoy a fun-filled day of storytelling, selfies, arts and crafts and all things Elf-tastic At Hamleys Dublin! Not only will you be able to meet the Elf on the Shelf character, but you will also... [read more]
Indoor Activities

MEGADOJO 2017

2nd-2nd December 2017

Time: 10am – 5pm

Website: www.megadojo.ie

This is a free community event, taking place in Maynooth University, that will host coding workshops for 2048 kids, hackathons, family fun, technology showcases, tech talks for parents and much more. Registration... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

WINTER CONSTRUCTION

2nd-2nd December 2017

Time: 2-3pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

During this workshop for 10 – 14 year olds, participants will be introduced to paper construction with artist Marie Farrington. Using paintings from the collection as inspiration for our designs, we... [read more]
Christmas

CASTLETOWN CHRISTMAS MARKET

3rd-10th December 2017

Time: 11am – 5pm

Website: www.castletown.ie

The annual Christmas markets and craft fairs at Castletown House, are the perfect place to shop and meet family and friends. With a Nativity Scene, live crib, music, Squirrel Post and Santa, it’s an... [read more]
Christmas

CHRISTMAS MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE

3rd-3rd December 2017

Time: 2 – 4.30pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Get into the festive spirit by going on a special Christmas Medieval Pilgrimage with Claíomh. Come to the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street (Archaeology) and travel through the Viking Ireland... [read more]
Outdoor Events

OPW FREE DAYS OUT

3rd December-7th March 2018
Free entry into OPW Heritage Sites on the first Wednesday of every month. This includes many OPW properties including Castletown House, Celbridge. www.castletown.ie [read more]
Arts & Crafts

SECRET MEETINGS – FAMILY WORKSHOP

3rd-3rd December 2017

Time: 11.30am – 1.30pm

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

This drop-in family sessions will tie-in with the current exhibition Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art and explore the artist's passion for drawing, his depiction of dramatic scenes from... [read more]
Christmas

LIVE ANIMAL CRIB

8th-24th December 2017

Time: 11am – 5pm

Address: Dawson St.

The traditional Live Animal Crib is once again taking place at the Mansion House, Dawson St. Outside the home of the Lord Mayor. Entrance is free, but donations are welcome to the Mansion House Fuel Fund. [read more]
Arts & Crafts

BUDDING ARTISTS WORKSHOP

9th-9th December 2017

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

Join ‘budding’ artists, a creative workshop especially for younger children taking place once a month, under the attentive eye of artist Niamh Synnott. Children are encouraged to take a closer look... [read more]
Christmas

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CONCERT

9th-9th December 2017

Time: 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Website: www.castletown.ie

Join the County Kildare Orchestra for this special Children’s Christmas Concert in the Hunting Room at Castletown House. Tickets: Adult: €15 / Child: €8 via www.eventbrite.ie. [read more]
Christmas

CHOCOLATE WAREHOUSE SANTA

9th-23rd December 2017

Address: Greenhills Road, Walkinstown

Website: www.chocolatewarehouse.ie/santa-visit

When you enter The Chocolate Warehouse, Greenhills Road, Walkinstown, you will be greeted by Santa's helpers before entering Chocolate avenue and viewing fabulous Christmas scenes along the way. Then you... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

CONSTELLATION WORKSHOP

9th-9th December 2017

Time: 2-3pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

Art workshop for 9 – 12 year olds. Design your own embossed card inspired by stars and night skies during this art workshop with artist Janine Davidson. Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

HARDY ANNUALS – CHILDREN”S WORKSHOPS

9th-9th December 2017

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

A guided discovery of the natural world where you can observe, engage, and be inspired by your surroundings. Participants in this art programme will be encouraged to use materials in fun and interesting... [read more]
Christmas

CHRISTMAS AT GLASNEVIN

10th-10th December 2017

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

Santa is coming to the Botanic Gardens. Come and experience the magic of Christmas with a visit to Santa and his helpers. Savour the festive atmosphere as you listen to our live Choir and view our giant... [read more]
Christmas

CHRISTMAS OPEN DAY AT COLLINS BARRACKS

10th-10th December 2017

Time: 2pm – 5pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Take a step back from the hustle and bustle to enjoy Christmas at Collins Barracks. There will be Christmas carols, trails, storytelling and talks including food historian Regina Sexton on festive food.... [read more]
Christmas

SANTA’S LITTLE HELPERS

10th-10th December 2017

Time: 11am – 12pm

Website: www.phoenixpark.ie

A fun family event to learn more about winter birds with a range of activities for children; making fat balls and bird Christmas cake. Booking necessary through the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre: Ph: 01-6770095. [read more]
Indoor Activities

STORYTELLING AT NATIONAL GALLERY

10th-10th December 2017

Time: 3pm – 3.45pm

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

The work of Frederic William Burton is teeming with fascinating stories of love, loss, and adventure. Facilitated by Shelby Todd, in this hands-on storytelling session families are invited to relax, listen... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

BURTON FOR BABIES

11th-11th December 2017

Time: 12pm- 1pm & 2pm – 3pm

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

Led by artist Edel Campbell, babies and their grown-ups will be invited into the exhibition, Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art, for a short visit, where they will see key artworks and artefacts.... [read more]
Indoor Activities

BETTY ANN NORTON THEATRE SCHOOL – REGISTRATION DAY

16th-16th December 2017

Time: 10am – 4pm

Website: www.bettyann-nortontheatreschool.com

The Betty Ann Norton Theatre School has over 50 years’ experience in teaching voice, speech, drama, acting, mime, communications and film. They provide a wide range of courses for all ages. There is... [read more]
Christmas

CHRISTMAS ART WORKSHOP - GALAXY

16th-16th December 2017

Time: 2-3pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

Make your own Christmas decorations inspired by the moon, stars and our galaxy in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds with artist Ashleigh Downey. As well as bringing them home with you can add some of... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

CHRISTMAS BOOKMAKING FOR 8 – 12 YEAR OLDS

16th-16th December 2017

Time: 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Website: www.nationalprintmuseum.ie

During this crafty workshop, children will learn how to handcraft their own mini hardback book, which they will decorate and personalise with festive Christmas craft materials. The completed book can be... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

EASY CHRISTMAS PRINTMAKING FOR 4 -7 YEAR OLDS

16th-16th December 2017

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm

Website: www.nationalprintmuseum.ie

During this fun workshop children will use sponges, their hands and craft paint to create their very own series of mini festive prints. Cost: €12.50. Max. 8 children. Book online [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

DECEMBER PUPPET THEATRE

17th-17th December 2017

Time: 1.30pm & 3pm

Website: www.phoenixpark.ie

The Moon and Sixpence, Ireland’s travelling Marionette theatre company will be at the Phoenix Park Visitor centre with a lively puppet show. Tickets are limited and on a first come first served basis... [read more]
Christmas

OH CHRISTMAS TREE!

17th-17th December 2017

Time: 2.30 – 4pm

Address: Kildare Street

Website: www.museum.ie

Drop into our Learning Resource Room at the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street (Archaeology) to help decorate their Christmas tree by making your own Christmas decoration that is inspired by... [read more]
Indoor Activities

ROBBY THE CHRISTMAS ROBIN WITH DALE TREADWELL

17th-17th December 2017

Time: 2pm – 3pm

Website: www.powerscourt.com

Dale Treadwell of Naturally Wild, has a unique approach to taking care of the birds in our garden this festive season, as well as a glimpse into the other wildlife to be found from Hedgehogs to Creepy... [read more]
Indoor Activities

BABY WORKSHOP AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY

18th-18th December 2017

Time: 12pm – 1pm & 2pm – 3pm

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

Join Frances Coghlan for a baby sensory workshop on the theme of Music and Movement.  These workshops are for babies and their grown ups and are a fun and relaxing way for your babies to socialise and... [read more]
Indoor Activities

WINTER SOLSTICE TOUR

21st-21st December 2017

Time: 1pm & 3pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Celebrate the Winter Solstice at the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street by joining Archaeologist Siobhán Rheinisch for a tour of the Prehistoric Ireland Exhibition. You can find out about how... [read more]
Indoor Activities

PRECIOUS GIFTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

30th-30th December 2017

Time: 2 – 4pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Archaeologists often find precious objects under the ground but is everything found at the same depth? Call into the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street to find out! Create a special bookmark,... [read more]
Indoor Activities

SHINE THROUGH 2018!

30th-30th December 2017

Time: 1 – 3pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

Free drop-in Family workshop. Get ready to start a New Year and experiment with reflections of light and shadows with artist Janine Davidson. No booking required, although numbers may be limited. [read more]
Indoor Activities

SPACE ROCKS: FIREBALLS AND CRYSTALS

30th-30th December 2017

Time: 11am – 1pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Have you ever seen inside a space rock or meteorite? Drop into Space Rocks: Fireballs and Crystals at the Discovery Zone of the Natural History Museum and get to touch a real meteorite, feel how heavy... [read more]
Outdoor Events

LIFFEY LIGHTS MIDNIGHT MOMENT - MATINEE

31st-31st December 2017

Time: 6.30pm

Website: www.nyfdublin.com

New Year’s Festival Dublin have announced a very special family friendly countdown event - Liffey Lights Midnight Moment – Matinee. For the first time, families and friends of all ages can ring in... [read more]
Outdoor Events

NEW YEAR’S FESTIVAL DUBLIN

31st December-1st January 2018

Website: www.nyfdublin.com

Dublin city will light up with imagination and wonder over 2 days with 5 spectacular events. Gather together in the heart of Dublin with family and friends as The Custom House, Dublin’s iconic landmark,... [read more]
Indoor Activities

RESOLUTION DAY

1st-1st January 2018
Tradition dictates that every 365 days, we should try to kick bad habits and start life anew. What kind of New Year’s Resolutions will you make this year? [read more]
indoor Activities

NEW YEAR CAMP AT IMAGINOSITY

2nd-5th January 2018

Website: www.imaginosity.ie

This Christmas holiday, join the Imaginosity Team for a New Year Camp and explore the best Imaginosity has to offer. Campers will explore different topics daily, from Science and Engineering to Drama,... [read more]
Indoor Activities

BUDDING SCRIBES CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

3rd-3rd January 2018

Time: 11am – 12pm & 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Did you know that there is a book in the National Museum of Ireland (Kildare St) which was preserved in a bog for over 1,000 years? Find out more about this amazing book, learn about the skills of the... [read more]
Christmas

REPAK GREEN CHRISTMAS

5th-5th January 2018

Website: www.recyclemore.ie 

Traditionally the day to take down your Christmas tree (the day after Twelfth Night) and clean up after the festive period. Visit www.recyclemore.ie to find out where you can recycle your Christmas wrapping... [read more]
Indoor Activities

A SELECTION BOX OF NATURAL HISTORY MYSTERIES

6th-6th January 2018

Time: 11am – 1pm

Website: www.museum.ie

Animal, fossil or mineral? Drop into the Discovery Zone (Natural History museum) to check out the selection box of mysteries from the natural history handling collection. No booking required. Free event.... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

CELEBRATE EPIPHANY ART WORKSHOP

6th-6th January 2018

Time: 2-3pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

An art workshop for 6-10 year olds. Celebrate Epiphany by making your own character inspired by the Three Wise Kings, La Befana, Galette des rois and Women’s Little Christmas in this art workshop with... [read more]
Indoor Activities

NOLLAIG NA MBAN

6th-6th January 2018

Website: www.breastcancerresearch.ie

Women’s Little Christmas is traditionally celebrated in the Catholic religion as the feast of the Epiphany, and an historic Irish tradition that Christmas came to an end at midnight on Nollaig na mBan.... [read more]
arts & Crafts

WILD AND WONDERFUL WEST WORKSHOP

7th-7th January 2018

Time: 11.30am – 1.30pm

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

This drop-in family workshop will tie-in with the current exhibition “Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art” and explore the artist's passion for drawing, his depiction of dramatic scenes... [read more]
Indoor Activities

AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES AT IMAGINOSITY

8th January-27th April 2018

Website: www.imaginosity.ie

Imaginosity’s educational, fun after-school classes return for another term in January 2018.  All classes are suitable for children of all abilities, aged 5-9 years.  For further details on each class... [read more]
Indoor Activities

BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION

11th-13th January 2018

Time: 9.30am – 5.30pm

Website: www.btyoungscientist.com

The BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition is a thrilling event for both those who entered and for general visitors too. As well as the student projects on display, there are a further four exhibition... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

BUDDING ARTISTS WORKSHOP

13th-13th January 2018

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

Join ‘budding’ artists, a creative workshop especially for younger children taking place once a month, under the attentive eye of artist Niamh Synnott. Children are encouraged to take a closer look... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

HARDY ANNUALS – CHILDREN”S WORKSHOPS

13th-13th January 2018

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

A guided discovery of the natural world where you can observe, engage, and be inspired by your surroundings. Participants in this art programme will be encouraged to use materials in fun and interesting... [read more]
Indoor Activities

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY

15th-15th January 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American clergyman, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

HARRY CLARKE’S STAINED GLASS WINDOW WORKSHOP

20th-20th January 2018

Time: 2 – 3pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

Be inspired by the jellyfish and other sea creatures in Harry Clarke’s Eve of St Agnes window in this art workshop for 3 – 6 year olds with artist Emma O’Toole. Fee €5. Early booking recommended... [read more]
Indoor Activities

MUSIC IN GLASS EXHIBITION

20th January-10th February 2018

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Website: www.ark.ie

This exhibition features a series of beautiful glass objects that capture the essence of musical sound and pitch in glass form. Some of the sculptures are made to evoke the sound and duration of a musical... [read more]
Outdoor Events

BUILD A BIRD FEEDER

27th-27th January 2018

Time: 11am – 1pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

A fun workshop where you can make a bird feeder to help our feathered friends during the cold winter months. Wear old clothes because it will be messy! Suitable for age 6-12 years. Booking essential.... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

CHILDREN’S CRAFT CLUB

27th-28th January 2018

Time: 12 – 5pm

Website: www.ark.ie

Try your hand at a variety of fun crafts using different materials at this year’s Children’s Crafts Club for Ages 4+. These 30-minute craft sessions are part of the TradFest Children's Hub 2018. Ages... [read more]
Indoor Activities

GIVE TRAD A TRY

27th-28th January 2018

Time: 11am – 1pm

Website: www.ark.ie

Suitable for beginners or newcomers to Irish music, each participant will enjoy a short 15-minute introduction to playing one traditional instrument and complete a simple musical task on that instrument.... [read more]
Indoor Activities

CHILDREN’S OPEN TRAD SESSIONS

28th-28th January 2018

Time: 12 – 2.30pm

Website: www.ark.ie

Drop in open trad seisiún, especially for children, led by members of Ceoltóirí Chluain Tarbh. Children who can play a tune on the fiddle, bodhrán, harp, concertina, or any instrument at all are welcome... [read more]
Indoor Activities

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2018

28th-28th January 2018

Website: www.hetireland.org

Holocaust Memorial Day honours the memory of all the victims of the Holocaust. The inclusion of all the victim groups is integral to the commemoration, highlighting the consequences of intolerance. [read more]

SAINT BRIGID'S DAY

1st-1st February 2018
In the Christian tradition the feast of St. Brigid ushers in springtime. Step by step instructions to make St Brigid’s cross at http://ireland.iol.ie/~scphadr/makecross.html [read more]
Outdoor Events

BUILD A BIRD FEEDER

3rd-3rd February 2018

Time: 11am – 1pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

A fun workshop where you can make a bird feeder to help our feathered friends during the cold winter months. Wear old clothes because it will be messy! Suitable for age 6-12 years. Booking essential.... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

BUDDING ARTISTS WORKSHOP

10th-10th February 2018

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

Join ‘budding’ artists, a creative workshop especially for younger children taking place once a month, under the attentive eye of artist Niamh Synnott. Children are encouraged to take a closer look... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

HARDY ANNUALS – CHILDREN”S WORKSHOPS

10th-10th February 2018

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Website: www.botanicgardens.ie

A guided discovery of the natural world where you can observe, engage, and be inspired by your surroundings. Participants in this art programme will be encouraged to use materials in fun and interesting... [read more]
Outdoor Events

FEBRUARY MID TERM BREAK

15th-16th February 2018
All primary schools will close on Thurs 15th and Fri 16th February 2018, with option to extend to 5-day break (12th – 16th February), unless changes are needed to make up for time lost due to unforeseen... [read more]
Outdoor Events

CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL

16th February-4th March 2018

Website: www.dublinchinesenewyear.com

Celebrations for the Year of the Dog will feature signature events featuring all art forms from film, talks and visual art to music, dance and sport over a two-week period. Traditional and contemporary... [read more]
arts & Crafts

TEXACO CHILDREN'S ART COMPETITION

28th-28th February 2018

Website: www.texacochildrensart.com

The annual Texaco Children's Art Competition is now in its 64th year. The deadline for entries is 28th February with the awards ceremony in May 2018. [read more]