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Indoor Activities

Children’s Music Classes CIT

10th March-30th October 2017

Address: Union Quay Cork City

Website: www.cit.ie

An enrolment information session for parents of new applicants for Musicianship Classes starting September 2017 will take place 7.30-8.30pm in the Curtis Auditorium at CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay,... [read more]

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

20th-24th September 2017

Website: www.clonguitarfest.com

Now in its 13th year, enjoy guitar workshops, live music trail and free performances from Irish and international artists, composers and bands. A great family festival with over 90% of events which are... [read more]

Cashel Arts Fest

21st-24th September 2017

Website: www.cashelartsfest.com

A feast of visual artists, street performers, musicians, dance and puppet shows in Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Workshops are also in abundance with choral master classes, wood turning, fused glass, basket,... [read more]

Macroom Food Festival

21st-24th September 2017

Website: www.macroomfoodfestival.com

The ultimate foodie and family affair! With Taste Trails, hula hoop workshop for kids, balloon making, face painting, market, Cork circus street theatre, schools cook-off, and secret supper & festival... [read more]

Pitch’d Circus Arts Festival

21st-24th September 2017

Website: www.circusfactorycork.com

Second weekend in a series of live circus events and workshops in Cork City with lots of family activities, youth workshops and free street theatre to enjoy! [read more]

Cork Oyster & Seafood Festival

22nd-24th September 2017

Website: www.corkoysterfestival.com

Now in its 5th year, events take place throughout Cork city including the Metropole Hotel, with live music and an exciting food trail during the weekend. [read more]

CBI Conference 2017

23rd-24th September 2017

Website: www.childrensbooksireland.ie

This year’s theme at the Children’s Books Ireland conference is ‘Movement & Migration’ at the Light House Cinema Dublin. This year’s line-up includes Lucy Adlington, Cecelia Ahern, Amanda Bell,... [read more]

Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon

24th September 2017

Website: www.minimarathon.eveningecho.ie

Cork city’s 4 mile road race attracts around 10,000 thousand participants each year. Women of all abilities and ages raise funds for their chosen charity. Starting at 1pm at the city end of Centre Park... [read more]

Kids Club COOK

24th September 2017

Website: www.giy.ie

Baketacular smells and smiling faces at this junior baking class for 6-12 year olds in Waterford City! Children will learn to make and bake goodies, sample their wares and take home recipes. 051 584411.... [read more]

WSVR Family Day

24th September 2017

Website: info@wsvrailway.ie

Meet the Mayfield Birds of Prey and the Teddy Bears at Waterford & Suir Valley Railway today in Kilmeadan Station Co. Waterford. Trains depart on the hours from 12noon to 5pm on Sunday, no advance bookings.... [read more]
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Primary Teacher CPD - Space Week 2017

26th-26th September 2017

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Website: www.spaceweek.ie

Explore a new Space Week Resource: Engineering in space: Astronauts and the International Space Station. For Primary School teachers, activities most suited to 3rd class and up. Free, but pre-booking... [read more]
Indoor Activities

After School Kids Club Waterford

27th September-6th December 2017

Website: www.giy.ie

Wednesday afternoons from 3 - 4pm kids between 6 and 11yrs get the best introduction to growing, cooking and eating real food in Waterford City. 051 584411. [read more]

Cork Folk Festival

29th September-2nd October 2017

Website: www.corkfolkfestival.com

Annual music event with concerts from international, cutting edge and established artists take place in concert halls, music venues, in 30 bars and on the streets of Cork city. Workshops, traditional set... [read more]

Dingle Peninsula Food Festival

29th September-1st October 2017

Website: www.dinglefood.com

A taste trail in over 60 outlets, sample local cuisine, and enjoy street entertainment, music and fun for families. Most events are free of charge, and some events have a small cover charge to cover costs.... [read more]

Hope Foundation Lunch

29th September 2017

Website: www.hopeshop.ie

Annual Cork lunch in aid of the Hope Foundation at the Maryborough Hotel & Spa. With a drinks reception, fashion & beauty stands, prizes and luxury raffle. Tickets available from 021 4292990 [read more]

Pitch’d Circus Arts Festival

29th September-1st October 2017

Website: www.circusfactorycork.com

Third weekend in a series of live circus events and workshops in Cork City with lots of family activities, youth workshops and free street theatre to enjoy! [read more]
Outdoor Events

Birds Bees & Butterflies

30th September 2017
Plant a bee friendly pot from spring flowering bulbs at the Slug Club: Kids Gardening Club in Griffins Garden Centre Cork. Suitable for primary school age children - pre-booking essential on 087 9517574. [read more]
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Lambert Puppet Theatre presents Cinderella and Boscos Garden

1st-1st October 2017

Time: 3pm

Website: http://www.theatreroyal.ie/events/paula-lambert-puppet-theatre

Bosco is Bosco, not a boy, not a girl, just a Bosco, a cheeky, lovely, funny, slightly-cracked five-year-old who lives in a box and who loves nothing more than to just be Bosco and meet all the boys and... [read more]
Halloween

Wexford Ghost Tour

1st October-5th November 2017

Address: Co Wexford

Website: www.wexfordwalkingtours.net

Hear tales of the supernatural and sinister – learn the legends of Wexford’s ghostly ghastly past. (Not suitable for very young children). Pre-booking essential. Ghosts appear in all weathers and are... [read more]
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Diary of a Martian Beekeeper

4th-4th October 2017

Time: 7pm

Website: www.spaceweek.ie

The world premiere of Niamh Shaw’s next theatre show about her dream to go to Space. Its now 2036. She and her two other crew mates are on a long duration mission on Mars, investigating new ways... [read more]
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Dive into Space - Space Week 2017

4th-10th October 2017

Website: www.spaceweek.ie

Have you ever dreamed of going into space or working in the space industry? Have you ever wondered how it would feel to be weightless, well now is your chance! Diving into Space is a unique event combining... [read more]
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Drama & Dreams Workshop - Space Week 2017

4th-10th October 2017

Website: www.spaceweek.ie

Using drama and improvisation, Dr Niamh Shaw’s workshop for children will explore the scale of the Universe and in partnership with 'Stargazer Lottie' doll, explore their... [read more]
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SPACE WEEK 2017

4th-10th October 2017

Website: www.spaceweek.ie

DISCOVER YOUR UNIVERSE!  Space Week is YOUR week to focus on the wonders and realities of the universe around us. Participate in Space Week and use the powers of creativity, critical... [read more]
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Junior Space Camp

8th October-12th November 2017

Website: www.bco.ie

Blackrock Castle Observatory has been training kids to be astronauts since 2007! The hugely popular Junior Space Camps are for kids aged 5-7 years with an intergalactic twist. Fun and hands-on workshops... [read more]
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Goldilocks and the 3 Bears

15th-15th October 2017

Time: 3pm

Website: http://www.theatreroyal.ie/events/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears

This much loved fairy-tale comes to life on stage in an unforgettable live stage production of song and laughter that the children will love.  Goldilocks, the Three Bears and Ruff the Dog perform... [read more]
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Happy Halloween Cork

20th-31st October 2017

Address: 105 Patrick Street Cork City

Website: www.facebook.com/happyhalloween

Witch Hattie O’Goodspell, the good witch of Munster, will entertain visitors in her magical spooky home with her friends, the spooky skeletons, bonkers bats, and friendly ghosts and ghouls enjoying... [read more]
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Happy Halloween Limerick

20th-31st October 2017

Address: Limerick City

Website: www.facebook.com/happyhalloween

Witch Hattie O’Goodspell, the good witch of Munster, will entertain visitors in her magical spooky home with her friends, the spooky skeletons, bonkers bats, and friendly ghosts and ghouls enjoying... [read more]
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Graffiti Classics

26th-26th October 2017

Time: 11am

Website: http://www.theatreroyal.ie/events/grafitti-classics

16 strings, 8 dancing feet, 4 voices, 1 aim: to make classical music wickedly funny and fantastically exhilarating for everyone. Graffiti Classics burst the elitist boundaries of the traditional string... [read more]
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Jackula

26th-26th October 2017

Time: 7.30pm

Website: http://www.theatreroyal.ie/events/jackula

Being a vampire sucks, but being Dracula’s younger brother is driving Jackula batty. Join Jackula on a spooktacular quest to step out of his older brother’s shadow and become the world’s... [read more]
Halloween

Youghaloween Spooktacular Festival

27th-29th October 2017

Address: Yougal Co. Cork

Website: www.facebook.com/YoughalSpooktacular

Celebrate the ancient Irish Festival of Samhain with genuine pagan witches performing a real ceremony on the beach in the heart of medieval Youghal. Watch as the Witches of Youghal call An Bhean Uisce... [read more]
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BOO! Leahy’s Open Farm

28th October-1st November 2017

Address: Dungourney Co. Cork

Website: www.leahysopenfarm.ie

Take a trip on the haunted hay ride, find your way to the witches’ lair in the spooky forest to make a magic spell, and enjoy fun Halloween games and scary stories (not too scary) at Leahy’s... [read more]
Halloween

Halloween at Hook Lighthouse

28th-31st October 2017

Address: Hook Co. Wexford

Website: www.hookheritage.ie

Halloween is just around the corner so make plans to discover the history and mystery of the 800-year-old Hook Lighthouse and celebrate a traditional Samhain Festival. Opening with a guided Sunset Tour... [read more]
Halloween

Kenmare Halloween Howl

28th October-4th November 2017

Address: Kenmare Co. Kerry

Website: www.kenmare.ie

Expect the unexpected at Kenmare’s Halloween Howl in Co. Kerry this mid-term break! Go wild and be prepared to be entertained and alarmed by ghostly things that go bump in the night in the scariest of... [read more]
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Lough Spookey Fest

28th October-5th November 2017

Address: Boyle, Co. Roscommon

Website: www.loughkey.ie  

Halloween Lough Spookey Fest at Lough Key Forest & Activity Park in Boyle, Co. Roscommon takes place from 28th October – 5th November 2017!  Fun family events include a themed Visitor Centre,... [read more]
Halloween

Spleodar Halloween Arts Festival Nenagh

28th-31st October 2017

Address: Nenagh Co Tipperary

Website: www.spleodar.ie

A family-focused arts festival now in its 17th year, catch the stage show Secret Garden by Broken Crow from Cork, a comical music event, and a special Little Piggy story with a Nenagh connection. Don’t... [read more]
Halloween

The Spooky Express

28th-28th October 2017

Address: Kilmeadan Station Co. Waterford

Website: www.wsvrailway.ie

If you are brave enough, get into the spirit of Halloween at the Waterford & Suir Valley Railway in Kilmeadan Co. Waterford. Each year brave families visit the railway and take a thirty minute trip through... [read more]
Halloween

Knocknagoshel Halloween Festival

29th-29th October 2017

Address: Co. Kerry

Website: www.facebook.com/Knocknagoshel Halloween Group

Are you brave enough to walk the famous ghost trail? If you’re feeling brave, join in the family fun annual ghost trail at the Knocknagoshel Halloween Festival in Co. Kerry. As seen on TV, only €5... [read more]
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Spooky Space Camp

29th-30th October 2017

Address: Blackrock Cork

Website: www.bco.ie

Join in a Junior Space Camp with a Halloween twist for kids aged 5-7 years in CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory Cork. Make Monster Moons, Monster Volcano’s and Lava Lamps as well as the usual Magnet... [read more]
Halloween

Halloween at Cork City Gaol 

30th October-3rd November 2017

Address: Sundays Wells Cork City

Website: www.corkcitygaol.com

Cork City Gaol should be a definite on your list of things to do with the kids this Halloween mid-term break. Visit in fancy dress and join in the Black Cat treasure Hunt, face painting, balloon making... [read more]
Halloween

Dragon of Shandon Parade

31st-31st October 2017

Address: Cork City

Beasts, visionaries, ghouls and misfits: come feast your eyes with wild spectacles and ignite your imaginations. The renowned Dragon of Shandon is a spectacular celebration of Samhain taking place along... [read more]
Halloween

Kids Pumpkin Fun Class

31st October-2nd November 2017

Address: Waterford City

Website: www.giy.ie

Halloween is a family favourite and the humble pumpkin can be transformed into delicious food, seasonal art and gorgeous lanterns. Harvest & carve your own pumpkin and enjoy Halloween art & crafts in these... [read more]
Halloween

Spooky Science Workshops Cork City

31st October-3rd November 2017

Address: Lee Road, Cork City

Website: www.anyone4science.com

Are you brave enough for some spooky science this Halloween? Anyone 4 Science are running one day spooky science workshops for primary school age children in Midleton Educate Together NS (October  31st )... [read more]
Halloween

Spooky Science Workshops Mallow

31st October-3rd November 2017

Address: Mallow Co. Cork

Website: www.anyone4science.com

Are you brave enough for some spooky science this Halloween? Anyone 4 Science are running one day spooky science workshops for primary school age children in Midleton Educate Together NS (October  31st )... [read more]
Halloween

Spooky Science Workshops Midleton

31st October-3rd November 2017

Address: Midleton Co. Cork

Website: www.anyone4science.com

Are you brave enough for some spooky science this Halloween? Anyone 4 Science are running one day spooky science workshops for primary school age children in Midleton Educate Together NS (October  31st )... [read more]
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Humpty Dumptys Big Eggventure

12th-12th November 2017

Time: 3pm

Website: http://www.theatreroyal.ie/events/humpty-dumptys-big-eggventure

Humpty is going on a big adventure to climb the highest wall in the Kingdom, but Humpty needs your help! Sing along; solve puzzles, and meet lots of famous children’s characters along the way including,... [read more]
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Theatre Lovett: They Called Her Vivaldi

14th-14th November 2017

Time: 10am and 12pm

Website: http://www.theatreroyal.ie/events/theatre-lovett-presents-they-call-her-vivaldi

Family favourite Theatre Lovett returns with this exceptionally crafted piece of theatre. M. Haberdasher has crafted very peculiar earmuffs for his very particular daughter Cecilia Maria. Don’t... [read more]
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Waterford Pantomime Society presents Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs

2nd-30th December 2017

Time: 2.30pm or 8pm - check website for your date

Website: www.theatreroyal.ie

Waterford Panto Society presents the fairest Panto of them all – and the Seven Dwarfs in the Theatre Royal this December. Featuring all the spectacular lighting, costumes and scenery you have come... [read more]