Nuala agus Eoin 2

Published by Ó’ Fallúin Arna fhoilsiú ag C.S O Fallúin, Tta., 43 Sráid Gheata na Páirce. Arna chlóbhualádh ag Clóchuallacht Guy & Co. Ltd., Corcaigh. From the Rose Doyle Collection donated to Museum of Childhood Ireland 2024

National Play Day 2024

National Play Day 2024 Time to Play The aim of National Play Day is to promote play and recreation opportunities for children and young people across the country. Play Day is between July 13th and 21st. The theme this year is Time to Play. Time to Play will embrace the importance of recognising the significance… Continue reading National Play Day 2024

Out Goes She

By Leslie Daiken Published by the Dolmen Press, Dublin 1963 From the streets of Dublin, Leslie H Daiken’s collection of children’s street-songs, war-cries and samples of oral literature. From the McAllister Collection. Donated to the Museum of Childhood Ireland 2023 About Leslie Daiken: Leslie Herbert Daiken Born in Dublin on June 29th 1912 – died… Continue reading Out Goes She

Bloomsday at Bloomfields

I love YADSMOOLB – BLOOMSDAY at Bloomfields! Artwork by Chloe, age 6 Join the Museum of Childhood Irelands’s Literature team on the 16th of June 2024 to celebrate James Joyce and Bloomsday! This will be a family event with readings from the museum’s collection of Joyce’s children’s books, and Bloomsday art with materials generously sponsored… Continue reading Bloomsday at Bloomfields

Dante to Joyce

Project began in 2023, and continues in 2024+ To celebrate both Dante Day or Dantedi and Bloomsday we’ve developed another first, a lovely Irish-Italian collaborative project on Dante Alighieri and James Joyce for young children in both countries. The project is a collaborative concept and initiative of the Museum of Childhood  Ireland and Tortorelle school,… Continue reading Dante to Joyce