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'Save screens for the final leg': 9 ways to make long family car journeys more bearable this year
Keep your stress for the Christmas traffic jams, writes Ciara McDonnell.
6 totally free events for little readers at the Dublin Book Festival
The festival starts on Friday, with pop-up poetry, giant colouring sessions and more.
Bread-baking in space and DIY holograms: 5 Science Week events for kids of all ages
Science Week kicks off next Monday November 11, and here’s what’s on for mini Einsteins.
Ireland's Best Drives: Feast your eyes on this truly stunning Wicklow day trip
It’s just a stone’s throw from Dublin and we guarantee you won’t regret spending a day driving around Wicklow.
6 spectacular events to entertain your little ones during the mid-term break
From learning how to make slime to wonderful silk animals at Dublin Zoo.
6 events coming up this month for kids who love arts and crafts
Here’s what’s on around Ireland for the mini Monet in your house.
6 animal-tastic spots to bring the kids to this month - from wallaby farms to creepy crawlies
Here’s where to bring your budding Dr Dolittles.
'All it takes is one wrong chocolate bar or snack': What it's like to raise a kid with severe food allergies
Ciara McDonnell speaks to two parents whose day-to-day routines involve endless vigilance.
6 indoor events to keep the kids out of the rain this month - from pizza-making to puppet shows
Escape the bad weather cabin fever with these autumnal goings on.
8 events for little readers at your local library - from coding classes to Scrabble matches
Here’s our pick of library-based events for budding bookworms around Ireland.
8 kid-friendly events to check out on Culture Night - from aerial acrobatics to Roald Dahl
Ireland will come alive after dark this Friday with a packed-out programme of cultural goings-on.
6 get-up-and-go events for active kids around Ireland - from colour runs to sports days
Here’s what’s on this weekend and beyond for littlies who need to burn off some energy.
7 'child-friendly' activities that are a total nightmare in reality
Baking with a four-year-old seems like a great idea until you’re cleaning cake mix off the ceiling, writes Ciara McDonnell.
7 after-school classes for your kids to check out this year - from Junior Einsteins to musical theatre
Here’s our pick of the coolest post-school classes, whatever your child’s interests are.
8 back-to-school resolutions I've already given up on for this year
‘I will create visually spectacular and delicious lunches every day.’
5 brilliant family events to check out during the last weekend of the summer holidays
School starts back with a bang on Monday – or sooner for some kids – so make the most of this weekend’s fun.
6 animal-tastic family events happening this weekend, from pony rides to real-life snakes
Here’s what’s on for mini nature lovers this week and weekend.
8 totally free events for kids during Heritage Week 2018 - from treasure hunts to stargazing
Keep the kids entertained without blowing your back-to-school budget.
8 reasons I'm already desperate for the kids' summer holidays to be over
We’re on the home stretch now and I can taste the sweet relief, writes Ciara McDonnell.
5 outdoor events to check out with the kids this weekend - from watersports to musical picnics
Here’s what’s on in the fresh air around Ireland this weekend.
6 great family events for the long weekend - from scarecrows to Spraoi
Your essential get-out-of-the-house inspiration kit.
5 Irish festivals you can bring the whole family along to - from trad music to country glamping
Here’s our pick of the best kid-friendly festivals happening during the rest of the summer.
7 tactics I'm using to stay sane this summer, from a stay-at-home mum
The summer months are a carefully curated game of Tetris for us parents, writes Ciara McDonnell.
6 family events to enjoy outdoors this month - from kites to an open-air circus
Need some inspiration for outdoor fun? Try one of these for size.
6 summer events for keeping bored kids entertained - from air displays to hip-hop classes
Here’s how to stop cries of ‘I’m boooooored’ this weekend.
6 sports summer camps to get kids moving - from soccer to break dancing
Have the next Kylian Mbappé at home? Here’s where to send them.
10 sentences every parent hears on a loop during the summer holidays
“What are we DOING today?”
6 toddler-friendly events around Ireland this month... from teddy bear picnics to swim sessions
Here’s what’s happening this month for preschoolers who need to burn some energy.
Forgot the toothbrushes again? 10 packing tips to make family travel a breeze
Still packing up that last suitcase at 2am? Ciara McDonnell feels your pain.
From pirates to 'playstivals': 6 of the hottest tickets for families around Ireland this summer
Some dates for the diary.
4 entertainment-packed itineraries for family staycations around Ireland
Not heading abroad this summer? We’ve got your back.
6 family events to check out this bank holiday weekend... from Lego robots to sailing tours
Here’s our handpicked selection of the best goings-on over the long weekend.
7 parenting lessons I’ve learnt while planning our first ever family trip abroad
Suddenly, the presence of a kids’ disco at our hotel has become important, writes Ciara McDonnell.
5 outdoor events for families this weekend - from park running to wakeboarding
Head out and enjoy the summer weather with the kids in tow.
7 great events coming up for kids who love reading
For all the little bookworms out there.
6 weekend events for tweens and under-12s... from musicals to midnight walks
Darkness Into Light takes place this weekend, and there’s plenty more on besides.
My kids know more about life online than I ever will - so how do I keep up?
And more importantly, asks Ciara McDonnell, how do I keep them safe?
6 events for mums on maternity leave - from book clubs to baby-friendly movie screenings
Here’s our pick of Irish events you can happily cart your new baby along to, exploding nappies and all.
5 events to keep your under-fives entertained this weekend - from classical music to comedy
There’s plenty on around Ireland this weekend for little ones. Here’s a taste.
6 active weekend events to get the whole family moving - from ziplining to wildlife-watching
Rain or shine, wrap up and head outside with the kids this weekend.
6 family events to check out over the Easter break - from egg hunts to life-size teddies
Here’s our pick of what’s on for mini Easter bunnies this long weekend.