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Indoor Activities

Baking & Puppet Making

1st March-30th May 2020

Address: Mahon Point Cork

Website: mahonpointsc.ie 

Mahon Point Shopping Centre, Cork’s premium shopping centre, has lots planned for the little ones this spring. For the run up to Patrick’s Day they will have Baking, Puppet Making and a visit from... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Young Archaeologist Club

1st March-30th May 2020

Address: Clonmel Tipperary

Website: www.tipperarymuseum.ie

Tipperary County Museum in Clonmel will be running a Young Archaeologist’s Club during 2020 for ages 8-16 year olds, with an interest in learning more about our past in a fun, interactive way. Booking... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Zurich Young Portrait

1st March-13th April 2020

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Following the advice of the Irish public health authorities and to protect the health and safety of visitors and staff, Crawford Art Gallery will close to visitors from 6 pm March 12. All accompanying... [read more]
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Cork 1920 – The Burning of a City Interactive Exhibition

2nd March-31st December 2020

Website: www.stpeterscork.ie

This is a 2020 must see, must do for families, schools and groups at St Peter’s Cork - with group packages available from €5 per student. There’s lots to see and do, so make sure to allow... [read more]
Indoor

CANCELLED: Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2020

29th March-5th April 2020

Address: Cork city & county

Website: www.corklearningcity.ie/lifelong-learning-festival/

Eight days of fun, learning, discovery and delight! One of Cork’s biggest and best FREE festivals, taking place right across Cork city and county, and the only festival in Europe celebrating... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

POSTPONED: Crawford Art Gallery Lifelong Learning Festival

29th March-5th April 2020

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Following the advice of the Irish public health authorities and to protect the health and safety of visitors and staff, Crawford Art Gallery will close to visitors from 6 pm March 12. All accompanying... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Easter Baking & Puppet Shows

1st-30th April 2020

Address: Mahon Point Cork

Website: mahonpointsc.ie 

Mahon Point Shopping Centre, Cork’s premium shopping centre, has lots planned for the little ones this spring. For Easter, call in for Puppet Shows, Easter Baking and a visit from PJ Masks! Don’t... [read more]
Outdoor Events

National Spring Clean

1st-30th April 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.nationalspringclean.org

Tired of seeing litter on your street, your road, local park or any public space? Take part in Ireland’s nationwide anti-litter campaign with a clean-up kit from An Taisce at 01 4002219 www.nationalspringclean.org... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Ballydehob Traditional Music Festival 

3rd-5th April 2020

Address: Ballydehob Cork

Website: www.ballydehobtradfestival.com 

A feast of traditional Irish music and dance is promised, featuring famous musicians from far and wide as well as local stars, all-star concert on Saturday; session trails, workshops, singing session,... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

4th-5th April 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
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Junior Space Camp!

5th-5th April 2020

Address: Blackrock Cork

Website: www.bco.ie/events

Amazing science with an intergalactic twist for kids aged 5-7 years. This month’s theme is Light/The Sun. Explore mirrors and reflections and use big prisms to make rainbows. Tell the time on the... [read more]
Easter

Anyone 4 Science Easter Camp Midleton

6th-7th April 2020

Address: Midleton Cork

Website: www.anyone4science.com/easter-camps/

Investigate the science behind the magic as you explore the world of Harry Potter.  Learn how to create the best potions, make colour disappear; create your own perfume formula; dragon blood recipes and... [read more]

EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

6th-17th April 2020

Address: Nationwide

All schools close on Fri 3rd April 2020, which is the final day of the school term, unless changes are needed to make up for lost school time, then schools may stay open until Weds 8th April. All schools... [read more]
Outdoor Events

Egg-Citing Easter Eggstravaganza

6th-16th April 2020

Address: Boyle Co Roscommon

Website: www.loughkey.ie

Lough Key Forest & Activity Park is a great place to spend the Easter break, enjoy lots of fun and egg-citement with slime classes, entertainment and tasty treats! Park attractions include Boda Borg –... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

Once Upon a Musical

7th-8th April 2020

Address: Town Park, Tralee, Co Kerry

Website: www.siamsatire.com

Dynamic variety musical show performed by students of Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre. Following on from the sell-out Christmas Panto “Aladdin”, the award-winning director Oliver Hurley presents... [read more]
Easter

Anyone 4 Science Easter Camp Cork City

8th-9th April 2020

Address: Cork City

Website: www.anyone4science.com/easter-camps/

Investigate the science behind the magic as you explore the world of Harry Potter.  Learn how to create the best potions, make colour disappear; create your own perfume formula; dragon blood recipes and... [read more]
Easter

Anyone 4 Science Easter Camp Limerick City

8th-9th April 2020

Address: Limerick City

Website: www.anyone4science.com/easter-camps/

Investigate the science behind the magic as you explore the world of Harry Potter.  Learn how to create the best potions, make colour disappear; create your own perfume formula; dragon blood recipes and... [read more]
Easter

Easter 2020

10th-13th April 2020

Address: Nationwide

This year, Good Friday falls on 10th April, Easter Sunday on 12th April, and Easter Bank Holiday Monday is on 13th April 2020. [read more]
Easter

Easter Family Fun Event

10th-13th April 2020

Address: Tully, Co. Kildare

Website: www.irishnationalstud.ie

This Easter the Irish National Stud & Gardens in Tully, County Kildare celebrate this beautiful time of year with its annual Easter Family Fun event. Meet some newborn foals and watch them frolic in their... [read more]
Easter

Blue Imagination Playground

11th-13th April 2020

Address: Fota Island, Cork

Website: www.fotawildlife.ie

A breakthrough play space concept designed to encourage child-directed free play will return to Fota Wildlife Park due to popular demand. The Blue Playground was a massive hit with the crowds last summer,... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

11th-12th April 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Easter

Meet the Easter Bunny 

11th-13th April 2020

Address: Kilmeadan, Co Waterford

Website: www.wsvrailway.ie  

For a fun family day out this Easter, visit the Waterford Suir Valley Railway. The Easter Bunny will be at Kilmeadan Station to greet you on arrival and wave you off on the train. Trains depart the station... [read more]
Easter

Monster Easter Egg Hunt

11th-13th April 2020

Address: Dungourney Co Cork

Website: www.leahysopenfarm.ie 

Leahy’s Open Farm in Dungourney, Co Cork, is open all over the Easter Holidays, and their Monster Easter Egg Hunt takes place throughout Easter weekend. The Easter Bunny will be dropping eggs continuously... [read more]
Easter

Anyone 4 Science Easter Camp Bishopstown

14th-15th April 2020

Address: Cork City

Website: www.anyone4science.com/easter-camps/

Investigate the science behind the magic as you explore the world of Harry Potter.  Learn how to create the best potions, make colour disappear; create your own perfume formula; dragon blood recipes and... [read more]
Easter

Easter Activity Days 2020

15th-17th April 2020

Address: Fota Island, Cork

Website: www.fotawildlife.ie

Fota Wildlife Park Easter Activity Days this Easter holidays for 5-12 year olds featuring Easter Arts & Crafts, Guided Tours and Explore Woodlands in Springtime. 10am-3pm daily, advance booking essential.... [read more]
Easter

Anyone 4 Science Easter Camp Fermoy

16th-17th April 2020

Address: Cork County

Website: www.anyone4science.com/easter-camps/

Investigate the science behind the magic as you explore the world of Harry Potter.  Learn how to create the best potions, make colour disappear; create your own perfume formula; dragon blood recipes and... [read more]
Outdoor Events

Fleadh Cheoil Chorcaí 2020

17th-19th April 2020

Address: Dunmanway Co Cork

Website: www.corkfleadh.ie

Cork County Fleadh Cheoil will take place in Dunmanway this year with traditional musicians of all ages – and a weekend of street entertainment, live traditional music in bars, céilithe and competitions.... [read more]
Easter

Easter Art Workshops

18th-18th April 2020

Address: Fota Island, Cork

Website: www.fotawildlife.ie

Visual artist John Flynn returns to Fota Wildlife Park with an animal and bird themed Easter Workshop for 5-12 year olds. Workshops will be held in the main Marquee, and materials provided. There is a... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

18th-19th April 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

Teddy's Sports Day

19th-19th April 2020

Address: The Mall, Waterford

Website: www.theatreroyal.ie

Eddy the Teddy has developed a sudden interest in being a sporting star. He wants to be an Olympic hero. The only problem is, he isn’t very good at anything. After trying and failing at several events... [read more]
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What a Wonderful World

19th-19th April 2020

Address: Town Park, Tralee, Co Kerry

Website: www.siamsatire.com

An interactive performance for very young children by Lyngo Theatre. Audience members will be seated in the round on a floor cloth on stage. Before anything new is made it must be dreamed. From our... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Dark Sky Week Workshops

20th-24th April 2020

Address: Blackrock Cork

Website: www.bco.ie/events

Primary school workshops for 3rd – 5th class from 10am -1pm at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory Cork. Learn about constellations and report on how light pollution affects your view of the night sky.... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Cork World Book Fest 2020

21st-26th April 2020

Address: Cork City

Website: www.corkworldbookfest.com

A chance for audiences of all ages to be exposed to the thoughts and ideas of Irish and international writers at events in City Library, Grand Parade and Christchurch with poetry, art installations and... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Earth Day 2020

22nd-22nd April 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.earthday.org

This year’s theme is climate action – as 2020 marks 50 years of Earth Day. Visit the official Earth Day site to learn about the world’s largest environmental movement and what you can do. www.earthday.org... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Marymount Fundraising Lunch

24th-24th April 2020

Address: Rochestown Cork

Website: www.marymount.ie

Marymount Hospice fundraising lunch at Rochestown Park Hotel Cork. More information www.marymount.ie [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

25th-26th April 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Indoor

Summer Camp Expo

26th-26th April 2020

Address: Mahon Point Cork

Website: mahonpointsc.ie 

Cork’s Summer Camp Expo returns to Mahon Point Shopping Centre today from 11am to 6pm. Call in to see a large selection of some of the best Summer Camps happening this summer in Cork. You... [read more]
Sports

The Great Railway Run

26th-26th April 2020

Address: Cork city & county

Website: www.thegreatrailwayrun.com

A charity running event with 10k and 25k options along the route of the old railway line from Cork city to Carrigaline, organised by the Carrigaline & District Lions Club. www.thegreatrailwayrun.com [read more]
Indoor Activities

Cork International Choral Festival

29th April-3rd May 2020

Address: Cork city & county

Website: www.corkchoral.ie

Founded in 1954, this world class festival brings Cork city to life with song with thousands of voices from all over the world. Visiting and competing choirs entertain audiences through a lively fringe... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Poetry Day Ireland 2020

30th-30th April 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.poetryireland.ie

A major one-day festival of Irish poetry, with events in libraries, bookshops, arts centres, schools, hotels, nightclubs, bars, cafes and street corners from Kerry to Derry. This year’s theme is ‘There... [read more]
Indoor Activities

2020 Ballydehob Jazz Festival

1st-4th May 2020

Address: Ballydehob, Co Cork

Website: www.ballydehobjazzfestival.org  

A small, friendly boutique jazz festival with over 50 performances from big name concerts, small workshops; lively pub gigs to intimate side shows and fringe events this May bank holiday weekend. Don’t... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Towers and Tales

1st-2nd May 2020

Address: Lismore, Co Waterford

Website: www.towersandtales.ie

The Lismore Story Festival is a celebration of children's books, stories and illustration, designed to give young audiences unforgettable, creative and transformational experiences with books at a mixture... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

2nd-3rd May 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Outdoor Events

International Dawn Chorus Day 2020

3rd-3rd May 2020

Time: 6am

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.birdwatchireland.ie

A worldwide celebration of nature’s symphony, with people all over Ireland and the world, rising early to greet the morning sun and listen to birds’ songs on the first Sunday in May. www.birdwatchireland.ie [read more]
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Junior Space Camp!

3rd-3rd May 2020

Address: Blackrock Cork

Website: www.bco.ie/events

Amazing science with an intergalactic twist for kids aged 5-7 years. Budding space enthusiasts will explore and experiment with science to amaze their friends with. A fun and hands-on workshop from 12pm... [read more]

May Bank Holiday

4th-4th May 2020

Address: Nationwide

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Mr Stink

6th-7th May 2020

Address: The Mall, Waterford

Website: www.theatreroyal.ie

You’re invited to celebrate Annabelle’s 10th birthday, hosted by everyone’s favourite MP candidate, Janet Crumb! (Almost) everyone is welcome… that is, everyone apart from... [read more]
Outdoor Events

Darkness into Light 2020

9th-9th May 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.darknessintolight.ie

Darkness into Light will take place at over 200 venues across Ireland and all over the world in the early hours of Saturday 9th May. Share the light and raise funds for and awareness of the services offered... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Europe Day 2020

9th-9th May 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.europa.eu/kids-corner/index_en.htm

Europe Day held on 9th May every year celebrates peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historical 'Schuman declaration'. Local EU offices in Europe and all over the world organise... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

9th-10th May 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Outdoor Events

Donkey Sanctuary Summer Fair

11th-15th May 2020

Address: Liscarroll, Mallow, Cork

Website: www.donkeysanctuary.ie

The Donkey Sanctuary Summer Fair with Dog Show will take place from 12midday – 4pm (weather dependent) at The Donkey Sanctuary, Knockardbane, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork. The annual Summer Fair will... [read more]
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National Walk to School Week

11th-15th May 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.greenschoolsireland.org

Schools across Ireland are invited to celebrate National Walk to School Week 2020. An Taisce Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week is a country-wide initiative which will result in thousands... [read more]
Outdoor Events

Seafest 2020

15th-17th May 2020

Address: Cork City

Website: www.seafest.ie

Ireland’s largest maritime festival takes place this weekend, full of fun, family friendly events. Discover all about our oceans, including the creatures that live beneath, how we explore our seas, the... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

16th-17th May 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
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International Day of Light

16th-16th May 2020

Address: Blackrock Cork

Website: www.bco.ie/events

To mark International Day of Light during Cork Harbour Festival 2020,  CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory will be taking to the Courtyard to observe the greatest source of light we have –... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

National Drawing Day

16th-16th May 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.drawingday.org

Annual event taking place in galleries, museums, art centres and libraries nationwide. It's a celebration of drawing and creativity and there are lots of free events and activities for all ages. Look out... [read more]
Indoor Activities

International Museum Day 2020

18th-18th May 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.museum.ie

The theme for 2020 is "Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion". This year, people are encouraged to visit museums and see that “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

12th Fastnet Film Festival 

20th-24th May 2020

Address: Schull, Co Cork

Website: www.fastnetfilmfestival.com

A short film fest without a cinema! The village of Schull in Co. Cork is the screen… Films are screened in every corner of Schull village, with Family Fringe entertainment each year. www.fastnetfilmfestival.com... [read more]
Indoor Activities

AIMS Choral Festival 2020

22nd-24th May 2020

Address: New Ross, Co Wexford

Website: www.aims.ie

Now in its 36th year, enjoy a weekend of choral competitions for school and youth choirs, soloists and adults with workshops and a gala night concert in New Ross, Co Wexford. 051 422259 www.aims.ie [read more]
Outdoor Events

Wooden Boat Festival  

22nd-24th May 2020

Address: Baltimore, Co Cork

Website: www.baltimore.ie

A celebration of the traditional timber sailing boats of Ireland with a great weekend of racing and events, gourmet food stands, live music, boat-building, lobster pot weaving and a children’s workshops... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

23rd-24th May 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Indoor Activities

Baby Market Cork

24th-24th May 2020

Time: 12pm - 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: www.babymarket.ie

Buy and sell pre-loved baby, maternity and children’s goods today at the Silversprings Clayton Event Centre Cork from 12 noon – 2pm today. Expect in excess of 40 stalls brimming with quality preloved... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

Behind the Scenes Tour: The Everyman

26th May-1st June 2020

Address: MacCurtain Street, Cork

Website: www.everymancork.com

See it – Live it – Be it! Visit The Everyman as the history of theatre is brought to life with an immersive experience and historic journey through entertainment and performance.  Guide actors invite... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival

26th May-1st June 2020

Address: Lismore, Co Waterford

Website: www.blackwatervalleyoperafestival.com 

Ireland’s most beautiful opera festival will take place at Lismore castle, and other stunning venues. Ireland’s only summer opera festival will feature a double bill for the first time in 2020: the... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

The Addams Family

27th-30th May 2020

Address: MacCurtain Street, Cork

Website: www.everymancork.com

This hilarious musical is the first production from the new Honours BA programme in Musical Theatre, Cork School of Music. The next generation of future professional performers from all over Ireland, with... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

30th-31st May 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Theatre & Cinema

Mary Pops In

31st-31st May 2020

Address: The Mall, Waterford

Website: www.theatreroyal.ie

Join young brother and sister, Michael and Jane, on their magical adventures with their mysterious new nanny. Waterford Ballet Academy's production of his spectacular story promises to provide a wonderful... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

6th-7th June 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

13th-14th June 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

20th-21st June 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]
Arts & Crafts

Free Workshops, Tours & Storytelling

27th-28th June 2020

Time: 2pm

Address: Cork City

Website: crawfordartgallery.ie

Call in to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork during the weekend for fun, free family events. Free Guided Gallery Tour and Free Workshop every Sunday at 2pm. Free Storytelling for 1-4 year olds on the last Sunday... [read more]

Fairy Trails Adventure Kerry

Discover two magical fairy trails in County Kerry this spring and summer… Take a family adventure and explore the wooded area surrounding Derrynane House, Caherdaniel and in the woods around Parknasilla... [read more]