Thursday 19 July 2018

Don't miss: 15 Highlights of Cruinniú na nÓg

An entertaining tour for families at Wicklow Gaol
An entertaining tour for families at Wicklow Gaol
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1. Bricí Spraoi . Ballybane Library, Galway: An Imagination Playground with giant blue building blocks from 11am-5pm for children aged from 3 to 11 years.

2. Lightning talks on local history

Celebrating Birds in the City at The Ark as part of Cruinniú na nÓg
Celebrating Birds in the City at The Ark as part of Cruinniú na nÓg

Lucan Library, Dublin Bringing local history to life in Lucan Library, running from 2pm-3.30pm. Ages: 13 and up.

3. Carnival dance workshop and parade

Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Get into the rhythm at Glebe House and Gallery, Letterkenny from 2pm-5pm. Ages: 9 to 18 years.

4. Hip-hop workshop

Dundalk, Co Louth

A fun, high-energy and up-tempo dance class at An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk, from 2pm-3pm for young people aged 9 to 18.

5. Gerard Siggins reading

Kells, Co Meath

A creative writing workshop with the bestselling author of the 'Rugby Spirit' series at Iona Hall, Kells. 5.30pm-6.30pm, ages 9 to 18.

6. Tour of Granard Motte and Bailey

Granard, Co Longford

Norman history and heritage tour of Granard Motte at 3.30pm. Open to all ages.

7. New writing: author readings

Cork

Five Cork writers read their new prose or poetry, reflecting on their memories of St John's Eve, at the Munster Writer's Centre at Elizabeth Fort, Cork, from 3pm-5.30pm. All ages.

8. Storytelling

Fermoy and Glanmire, Co Cork

Storytelling with Paddy O'Brien at Fermoy Library from 12pm-12.45pm; at Glanmire Library from 3pm-3.45pm. Ages: under-fours and 5-8.

9. Creative mindfulness gardening

Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim

A creative workshop for the green-fingered at the Millrace Bar Car Park, Drumshanbo, 2pm-5pm. All ages.

10. Creative writing workshop

Tralee, Co Kerry

Pull a story from your head at Tralee Library, workshop runs from 2pm-3pm. Ages: 9 to 12.

11. Adventures in science

Killarney, Co Kerry

Fun science experiments at Killarney Library from 2pm-3pm. Ages 9 to 12.

12. Wicklow Gaol family happy hour

Wicklow Town

An entertaining and informative interactive tour of Wicklow Gaol, 2pm-4pm. Ages: 5 to 8 and 9 to 12.

13. Irish history live

Killaloe, Co Clare

Michael Moylan brings history to life at Killaloe Library, Co Clare, from 2.30pm-3.30pm. Ages: 9 to 12.

14. Creative writing workshop

Enniscorthy, Co Wexford

Journey into Wolfland with Caroline Busher at Enniscorthy Library between 2.30pm and 4.30pm. Ages: 5 to 8 and 9 to 12.

15. Introducing mindfulness of dream and sleep

Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim

Sweet dreams at Millrace Bar Car Park, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim, from 2pm-5pm. All ages.

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