Child & Youth Voices Posts

  • Collecting Childhood
    ˇ We are delighted to announce that our research project, #Collecting Childhood is now LIVE! In collaboration with (School of English, TCD/ Museum of Childhood Ireland) and funded by the Irish Research Council, Collecting Childhood brings together academic researchers, museum staff, curators, librarians, creative practitioners and community stakeholders in order to generate new insights into … Read more
  • Early Childhood Voices Posts
  • 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 … Read more
  • Our Town: Our Future
    Programme for Government & Collaborative Town Centre Health Check (CTCHC) Programme (Heritage Council) – From October 2021 “Our Town: Our Future” – Capturing the Voice of Children and Young People as they explore their role in revitalising Ireland’s Historic Town Centres. The first of our youth panel discussions is now available here: The CTCHC Youth … Read more
  • Early Childhood Voices
    Here at the Museum of Childhood we know how important it is for children to have their voices heard, listened to and acted upon. To ensure that even the very youngest of children have a platform to share their voice with us, we have created this page called “Voices of Early Childhood” where we wish … Read more
  • Ukrainian Language Children’s books
    Ukrainian language Children’s books from the Museum of Childhood Ireland available now to borrow at Dún Laoghaire Library and at the People’s Museum, Limerick
  • Ukrainian Stories and Legends in English
    Unburn bush Storyteller: Matthew, age 10 Listen here: It was a long time ago. Two kings – Polish and Hungarian – united their armies and approached the wall of the famous Ukranian city of Dorohobuzh. A letter was handed over to the defenders of the city. They offered to open the city gates without a … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • DouglassWeek
    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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • Stylus / Stíleas
    For Cruinniú na nÓg, we’ve a new song/music Writing platform for children and youth from the Museum of Childhood Ireland. Following on from our previous initiatives, this is a new platform, celebrating and promoting the diversity of song writing from young people at home and abroad. It will be moderated by guest song writers/ musicians. … Read more
  • International Adolescent Health Week
    For further advice please go to   Enquiries can be sent to and Steven will direct emails to the correct person.  #IAHW #YouthVoices #MuseumOfChildhoodIreland #TY #SecondarySchools
  • Tree Week 2021- 2023
    Planting in Blackrock, Co Dublin, Ireland, for the Museum of Childhood Ireland Tree Week We have ongoing children’s tree projects at the museum all year around. For Christmas 2022 we provided native grown living Christmas trees to children’s groups we’d worked with during the year, which they decorated with ornaments that they handmade, using foraged … Read more
  • Children’s Voices Project 2020 & 2021 Together, Le Chéile
    from March 17th 2020 until….ongoing! Take part now, It’s very simple. Just have an adult email a photograph of your creative response to the Covid-19 pandemic (Draw/paint/installation/poem/haiku/writing) in to us at The idea is for you to be heard; for you to express yourself, in a creative medium of your choosing. It is important … Read more
  • Project 2021 Exhibition
    We are almost there again, almost happy, almost clappy, but not quite yet. By Christmas they say we will all hug again and share again, but I wouldn’t bet, Will it ever go back to how it was? Will my life always be a different ‘normal’ because, I’m fourteen and I’m asking. I’m Fourteen. By … Read more
  • Project 2020 Exhibition
  • Slide show
    Short presentation on Project 2020 / 2021 Together, Le Chéile. [office_doc id=7443]
  • Press Release
    “Project 2020 / TOGETHER, LE CHÉILE” Children’s Voices at home and abroad during the pandemic from the Museum of Childhood Ireland Project team. ​ Tarraingíonn scéal scéal eile. One story begets another. In this strange and unsettling time of Pandemic, the well-being and mental health of all our children is of paramount importance. Project 2020 … Read more
  • Poetry with Chiamaka Enyi -Amadi
    Virtual Poetry Workshops (1 ) & (2)for Children age 5-12 years and 13-18 years. The MoCI Project are delighted to announce that Poet and Performer Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi will be hosting a Virtual Poetry Workshop (1) for 5-12 year olds next Wednesday May 20th, from 2-3pm.  On Wednesday May 27th she will host a Virtual Poetry … Read more