Dundalk Town Centre’s historic Long Walk Trees

Launch Event 25th November @ 2pm Venue: County Museum, Dundalk Town Centre  2.00pm Complimentary Lunch in Museum 2.30pm Announcement of the Dundalk Historic Trees #Hashtag Competition Winners Majella McAllister, Director, Museum of Childhood Ireland Músaem Óige na hÉireann 2.45pm Welcome to Dundalk and Louth County Museum – An Cathaoirleach, Kevin Meenan & Brian Walsh, Louth… Continue reading Dundalk Town Centre’s historic Long Walk Trees


The Ask! This year the Heritage Council chose sustainability as the theme for Heritage Week. We asked children for their thoughts on the word Sustainability in prose, or verse. Attention budding Poets and Writers! When you hear the word SUSTAINABILITY what comes to mind? Would you like to explore your ideas, express your understanding, let… Continue reading #Sustainability

Heritage Week Tipperary 2022

As part of Ireland’s National Heritage Week, the Museum of Childhood Ireland have teamed up with Tipperary Town Revitalisation: https://www.facebook.com/TippTownRevitalisation/ Councillor Anne Marie Ryan Shiner: https://www.tipperarycoco.ie/your-council/cllr-anne-marie-ryan-shiner and Excel Heritage: https://www.tipperaryexcel.com/ to deliver an exciting range of sustainable heritage projects for children and young people in Tipperary Town.   This wonderful NHW 2022 project grew out of the… Continue reading Heritage Week Tipperary 2022

Making Dublin Greener

with Dublin Gazette The Youth Voice Team at the Museum of Childhood Ireland ( aged 12-18 years of age ) were so happy to support Dublin Gazette Newspaper’s sustainability competition for primary schools in Dublin, as it chimes with the contemporary aims and focus of our team at the Museum of Childhood Ireland, and following… Continue reading Making Dublin Greener

Irish Stories & Legends in Ukrainian

Storytelling by Viktoria Kozak Ірландські історії та легенди від оповідачки Вікторії Козак Scéalta agus Finscéalta na hÉireann i dteanga na hÚcráine. Scéalaíocht le Viktoria Kozak  The Story of the Giant’s Causeway Дорога велетнів, Ко Антрім Doroha veletniv, Ko Antrim Scéal faoi Clochán an Aifir, Co Aontroma Illustration, Norah, age 12 Have a listen to our… Continue reading Irish Stories & Legends in Ukrainian


Douglass Week: A call to modern young people We are proudly celebrating Douglass Week, marking the arrival and tour of the reformer and slavery abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Ireland between 1845 and 1846. His tour of the country saw him lecture to packed audiences, meet Daniel O’Connell and reflect upon the devastating effects of the famine then beginning… Continue reading DouglassWeek