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6 events to bring the kids to this weekend - from art workshops to stadium tours

Get crafty, be a cinema VIP, or take a unique Thomond Park tour.

One very happy artist at a Doodle Box workshop in Dublin.
One very happy artist at a Doodle Box workshop in Dublin.
Image: Facebook/Doodle Box


Doodle Box: This kids’ art class is held in Rua Red Café in Tallaght every Saturday with artist Sarah-Jayne Reid and explores all kinds of drawing through self-expression.

Suits: 4-12. Time: 12.30pm and 1.30pm Tickets: Email doodleboxstudio@gmail.com to book. Find out more here.

Explore Marlay House: Every Saturday until the end of February, you and the family can take a guided tour of this gorgeous country house in Rathfarnham, and find out all about the history behind the family who once lived in the park. Meet at the front steps of Marlay House to begin the tour.

Suits: The whole family. Time: 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. Tickets: Free. Find out more here

Build A Bird Feeder: This kids’ workshop at The Botanic Gardens will teach littlies the skills to make their own bird feeder, perfect for helping out feathered friends during the cold winter months.

Suits: 6-12 year olds. Time: 11am. Tickets: Free but booking is essential. Find out more here.

Big Hero 6 – Junior Screening: This Saturday, the hipster-tastic Stella Cinema in Rathmines is showing Big Hero 6 for families. Sprawl on a couch or bed and have your snacks served as you watch.

Suits: The whole family. Time: 10am. Tickets: €8. Book here.

stella Inside the revamped Stella Theatre in Rathmines, Dublin. Source: Facebook/The Stella Theatre


Little Folk On Tour: Join Kyle Riley as he leads children and their adults through a variety of music that gets the whole family singing, jumping and shaking in this thoroughly engaging musical experience at glór Arts Centre in Ennis.

Suits: up to 6. Time: 10.30am and 12.30pm. Tickets: €6. Find out more here.


Thomond Park Tour: Mini Munster fans will adore the opportunity to go behind the scenes at Thomond Park, test out the interactive game zone, see where their heroes get ready for matches, and experience how the Munster players feel on big match days.

Suits: The whole family. Time: Walk-ins daily, but booking advised. Tickets: €8 or €30 per family. Find out more here.

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