Children’s Literature by Children?

Blog December 2021: Children’s literature is usually associated with texts written for and about children by adults. Yet a number of scholars studying children’s literature are beginning to explore theoretical and practical possibilities of recognizing and respecting children as creators of children’s culture, including abundant texts created by them. This appreciation is especially timely as… Continue reading Children’s Literature by Children?

Traveller Children and Youth’s Rights Matter

Together we Need to Validate and Make Visible Traveller Cultural Identity, Language and Values in Education Dr Anne Marie Kavanagh, School of Human Development, DCU Institute of Education It is entirely understandable to feel invisible when the school curriculum fails to recognise the value of your community’s cultural identity, knowledge system and concerns. Can any… Continue reading Traveller Children and Youth’s Rights Matter

A Child’s Voice

Prof. Ewa Maciejewska-Mroczek Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Childhood Studies Research Team, University of Warsaw The category of voice is often a theme in childhood studies, and the right to express oneself under Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child seems to be the most frequently cited legal regulation in… Continue reading A Child’s Voice

Children in War, 2020-21

The Basque Children of ’37 12 month Islandwide touring exhibition This year the MCI Project in partnership with BCA 37 UK, presents the 3rd in our series on Children in War: The Basque Children of ‘37. This year the MCI Project in partnership with BCA 37 UK, present the 2nd of our Children in War… Continue reading Children in War, 2020-21


Children in War 2018-2019

Dr Korczac, Champion of the Child. Launch and 12 month islandwide touring exhibition. Champion of the Child: Janusz Korczac. Date:Thursday 26th April  Time:7.30pm Venue:The Studio, Lexicon Library Dún Laoghaire. This is the 2nd in our series on Children and War, from the Museum of Childhood Ireland, and our first 12 month travelling exhibition. The exhibition… Continue reading Children in War 2018-2019


Children in War 2017

Tomi Reichental, I was a Boy in Belsen. Please join us for an evening with Tomi Reichental. Where: At our office, 94 Lower Georges St. Dún Laoghaire. Time: 7pm until late Date: Wednesday Nov 8th 2017 We are honoured that Tomi is to give the inaugural talk for the Museum of Childhood Ireland Project on… Continue reading Children in War 2017


Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir 2019

Croithlí or Croichshlí (anglicised as Crolly) is a village in the Gaeltacht parishes of Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair) and The Rosses (Na Rossan) in the west of County Donegal, Ireland.  The official name of the village is Croithlí. This is taken to come from the old Irish Craithlidh meaning shaking bog or Quagmire. Croichshlí, the less… Continue reading Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir 2019