Childhood and Living Heritage

The theme for this year’s Heritage Week invites us to explore the traditions and practices, passed down through generations. Childhood memories are an essential part of this transfer of tradition from one generation to the next. As adults we remember the songs that our parents sang and the toys and games that we played. We… Continue reading Childhood and Living Heritage

FuturePastPresent – Drogheda

Drogheda – Child Youth Dialogues The Museum of Childhood Ireland, Upstate Theatre Project, Jessica Farrell-LEGO Artist, Nathan Wheeler- Model Maker, with the Heritage Council, are delighted to present our Youth and Child Voice collaborative project FuturePastPresent in Drogheda, for Heritage Week, August 2023. To launch the project the museum of Childhood Ireland delivered online youth… Continue reading FuturePastPresent – Drogheda

­­­­Heritage Week 2022: Suggestions for Objects for the Museum of Childhood Ireland

For Heritage Week 2022 the Museum of Childhood Ireland is asking members of the public to make suggestions of objects that they would like to see in the Museum. Do you have an object that that tells a story about the history of children and childhood in Ireland?  Or can you think of an item… Continue reading ­­­­Heritage Week 2022: Suggestions for Objects for the Museum of Childhood Ireland

Heritage Week Tipperary 2022. Heritage Council County Award Winner

As part of Ireland’s National Heritage Week, the Museum of Childhood Ireland have teamed up with Tipperary Town Revitalisation: 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 Tipp Town CTCHC Project: https://www.heritagecouncil.ie/news/news-features/tipperary-release-heading The CTCHC Programme from Alison Harvey, Heritage… Continue reading Heritage Week Tipperary 2022. Heritage Council County Award Winner

#Sustainability

The Ask! This year the Heritage Council chose sustainability as the theme for Heritage Week. Museum of Childhood Ireland 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… Continue reading #Sustainability

Tipperary Photography Competition

The Ask! Attention all budding photographers under the age of 18! Museum of Childhood Ireland are looking for you to take a photo of your favourite building in Tipperary town for #Heritageweek2022 and let us know why you love the building you’ve chosen! #Sustainability #CTCHC Tipperary town from a child and youth perspective! The Photographic… Continue reading Tipperary Photography Competition

Heritage Week 2021. Heritage Council County Award Winner

For Heritage week 2021 we presented a series of videos on the history of children from medieval times to the eighteenth century. They are available on the MoCI Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx8bymLYkYRJ0tqCNxCx5cg Presenters The presentations explore what these places, buildings and objects can tell us about childhood in Ireland in the medieval and early modern period. … Continue reading Heritage Week 2021. Heritage Council County Award Winner

Christine Buckley 

Christine Buckley, who passed away on the 11th March 2014, was an Irish activist and campaigner, who served as the director of Aislinn, the support and education group for survivors of Irish Industrial Schools.  Award winning documentary ‘Dear Daughter’ by Christine Buckley and companions at Goldenbridge Industrial school. Produced and directed by L. Lentin. https://ifiplayer.ie/dear-daughter… Continue reading Christine Buckley