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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.


My First Concert: As a part of the citywide MusicTown festival, The Royal Irish Academy of Music is hosting a group of young musicians on Sunday as they take on their very first concert. This is a fantastic, family-friendly way to introduce your kids to a concert environment.

Suits: 5 years and under. Time: 12pm. Tickets: Free but booking is required (you can grab tickets here). Find out more here.


Trad Babies: Hawks’s Well Theatre is the venue for two super special workshops taking place on Sunday. Musicians Mossie Martin and Noelle Carroll will introduce children to Irish traditional music in a gentle, child-friendly way. The workshop is 45 minutes long, so extremely family friendly.

Suits: Under 3 years. Time: 12pm and 2pm.  Tickets: €5. Find out more here.


Family Yoga: Yo Yo Yoga & Mindfulness is starting family classes each Sunday in Bray’s Common Ground Loft Room on Church Terrace. These sessions are a wonderful way to be active as a family, and crucially, how to unwind as one.

Suits: the whole family. Time: 3.15pm. Tickets: Family rates available, contact for details. Find out more here.

Feile Londubh: As a part of this weekend-long celebration of the arts in Ashford, Eamon Sweeney is hosting a toddler music workshop in Scoil Coroine Mhuire on Sunday.

Suits: 2-5 years old. Time: 12.30pm. Tickets: €5 per child. Find out more here.


Dr. Zeiffal, Dr. Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never Be Caught!: Family theatre at its best, this show at the Riverbank Theatre on Sunday is the right combination of slapstick, belly laughs and audience participation to keep the small people entertained for the duration!

Suits: 5 and under. Time: 2pm. Tickets: Family ticket €28. Find out more here.

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