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#family event guide

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

On your bike! 5 kid-friendly cycling routes to check out around Ireland this summer

Spend time in nature and get that heart rate up as a family.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Another rainy day? 5 fun-filled indoor spots to bring your mini explorers to this summer

Educational days out for curious young minds – from aquariums to dinosaur museums.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

5 free kid-friendly fairs and festivals to mark on your summer calendar

From a sea-themed weekend in Cork to a street performance spectacular in Dublin.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

5 brilliant events for young kids around the country this bank holiday weekend

The *real* start of summer is here – and this is what’s on for your little ones.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

5 toddler-friendly events taking place around the country in May and June

Including a teddy bears’ picnic and a baby rave complete with DJ.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Twist and shout: 5 events for mini-movers at Dublin Dance Festival

Including a kid-friendly DJ set in the city centre.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

6 free days out to keep your under 5s happy during the Easter break

From workshops at Dublin’s Botanic Gardens to fairy walks in Cork.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

8 multi-day activity camps to keep the kids entertained during the Easter break

Cookery camp, swim school, story-writing workshops and more.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Step to it: 6 buggy-friendly walking routes to check out around Ireland

Get out in nature – and bring the littlies too.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

6 totally free spots to bring the kids to in and around Cork, according to real parents

We asked you to share your favourite free days in Cork city and beyond.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

5 brilliant days out around Dublin for 5 to 10 year-olds, according to real parents

We asked you to share your favourite kid-friendly spots close to the capital.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

8 imaginative rainy day activities for under 5s, according to real mums and dads

Parents around Ireland shared their go-to ways to keep the kids busy.

# family-event-guide - Monday 18 February, 2019

6 events for mums on maternity leave right now - from baby massages to Bach for kids

Not keen on the local ‘community mums’ group? Here are a few creative alternatives…

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

6 creative and colourful days out to get your little ones interested in art

From a sculpture playground in Cork to jewellery making in Kilkenny.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

6 musical events for little ones around Ireland this month - from electric cellos to baby-friendly Bach

These activities are sure to hit a high note with your crew.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

6 family-friendly events not to be missed at the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival

There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

6 totally free (and fun) days out around the country - from dinosaurs to the Gruffalo

Keep your January budget in check with a free family day out.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

6 kid-friendly museums around Ireland that you'll enjoy as much as they do

From Ireland’s only interactive kids’ museum to a Viking-themed day out.

# family-event-guide - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Zipline, ski or just climb the walls: 6 action-packed spots to take the kids to this January

Make the most of the remaining Christmas break.

# family-event-guide - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

6 kid-friendly spots to check out when cabin fever sets in - from star-gazing to roller skating

You won’t hear any cries of “I’m bored” during these activities.

# family-event-guide - Friday 14 December, 2018

6 magical Christmas markets to visit around Ireland - with Ferris wheels, carol singers and more

From Cork to Belfast, here’s our pick of the best markets and carnivals.

# family-event-guide - Monday 10 December, 2018

6 festive events happening outdoors - from Christmas treasure hunts to a moving crib

Take a break from indoor movie marathons and get some fresh air.

# family-event-guide - Friday 30 November, 2018

6 of the most magical spots around the country to visit Santa

Skip the department store and head to Croke Park instead.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

5 Irish cinemas showing family-friendly Christmas classics this December

Don’t be a cotton-headed ninny muggins.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

6 magical theatre events to book in for this Christmas - from Oliver Jeffers to a panto on wheels

Here’s what’s on around the country next month.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

6 spooooky family Halloween events to check out tonight - from dragon parades to the Boo at the Zoo

Here’s where to head with your mini zombies, witches and ghouls.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

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.

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