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#family event guide

# 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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

6 great family events for the long weekend - from scarecrows to Spraoi

Your essential get-out-of-the-house inspiration kit.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

6 fun-filled summer camps around Ireland this July and August

We’ve handpicked some of the most exciting multi-day camps.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

5 outdoor events for families this weekend - from park running to wakeboarding

Head out and enjoy the summer weather with the kids in tow.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

7 great events coming up for kids who love reading

For all the little bookworms out there.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

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.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

6 family events to check out this bank holiday weekend - from dog shows to summer carnivals

Here’s what’s on around Ireland for the first long weekend of the summer.

# family-event-guide - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

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.

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

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.

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

Have a mini Picasso at home? 6 kid-friendly art events happening this weekend

If your little one loves painting, sketching or doodling, check one of these activities out.

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