Wednesday 20 September 2017

In Pictures: Colourful celebrations across the country as Cruinniú na Cásca kicks off

Sasha Brady

Custom House Dublin: Cruinniú na Cásca, a new national day of culture and creativity. Pic shows An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. and Minister Heather Humphreys T.D. ,as they enjoyed some of the cultural events taking place in the city. Pic Maxwells Dublin.
 
Custom House Dublin: Cruinniú na Cásca, a new national day of culture and creativity. Pic shows An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. and Minister Heather Humphreys T.D. ,as they enjoyed some of the cultural events taking place in the city. Pic Maxwells Dublin.  
Amelia Russell (3) dancing with Grace Reilly (3) Photo: Frank McGrath
Custom House Dublin: Cruinniú na Cásca, a new national day of culture and creativity. Pic shows An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. and Minister Heather Humphreys T.D. ,as they watch 16-year-old Diarmuid O Donnell from Kildysart, Co Clare ,a member of the John Fennell School of Set Dancing go through his steps. Pic Maxwells Dublin.  
Custom House Dublin: Cruinniú na Cásca, a new national day of culture and creativity. Pic shows An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. and Minister Heather Humphreys T.D. ,as they enjoyed meeting children from the The Chinese Childrens Dance Academy. Pic: Maxwells Dublin.  
Custom House Dublin: Cruinniú na Cásca - a new national day of culture and creativity. Pic shows a member of the John Fennell School of Set Dancing, Diarmuid O Donnell (16), from Kildysart, Co Clare go through his steps. Pic: Maxwells Dublin.  
James Daly (3) from Ranelagh at Stephens Green, Dublin during Cruinniú na Cásca celebrations. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Tommy English with his parents Robert and Caroline English, all from Malahide, at Stephens Green, Dublin during Cruinniú na Cásca. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Ben Julian (2) from Monkstown at Stephens Green, Dublin during Cruinniú na Cásca. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Caoimhe McKeon (2) from Charlestown at Stephens Green, Dublin during Cruinniú na Cásca. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Liam Winter (2) from Hollystown at Stephens Green, Dublin during Cruinniú na Cásca. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
(L to R) Anna Fox (9), James Fox (3) and Laura Fox (7), all from Stillorgan, at Stephens Green, Dublin for Cruinniú na Cásca. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Caoimhe Bannon O'Reilly (5) 5 with her grandmother Miriam O' Reilly, both from Monasterevin, at Stephens Green, Dublin during Cruinniú na Cásca. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Tens of thousands of people across Ireland have come out to celebrate Cruinniu na Casca, Ireland's first national Easter festival.

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