Events Posts

  • MoCI at Dublin Comic Con 2023
    Dublin Comic Con, 11th and 12th March 2023. What an incredible, Creative, Inclusive, and Playful family day out! The atmosphere was electric ⚡️ We met tons of old and new friends. Wonderful superhero creation in the all day workshop too! 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️🦸 We were delighted that Basak Ellibes from the Istanbul Toy Museum, Karol O’Connor, Action… Continue reading MoCI at Dublin Comic Con 2023
  • MoCI at Dublin Comic Con 2022
    Batgirl at Comic Con Dublin 2022!  Our museum team member Sorcha with items from the MoCI’s collection. Thank you  Dublin Comic Con for an amazing weekend. 💥A fantastic atmosphere and everyone was so friendly and helpful ❤️ #dublincomiccon #dublincomiccon2022
  • MoCI at Dublin Wizard Con 2022
    And the winner of our raffle is…. Ticket : AC 192290 Number, 361. Alison Quigley, Tallagh, Co. Dublin. Prizes sponsored by museumofchildhood.ie and a special thank you to Funky Geeks, Wexford, for the star prize, a 1st Edition Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix! @Funkygeekswexford Thank you too to all the new friends… Continue reading MoCI at Dublin Wizard Con 2022
  • Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi
    Where are you really from? By Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi The old title is “writing home”, the new title is “where are you really from?”. This poem was originally performed at the the 2019 panel event “Are We Doing Diversity Justice?” organised by Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi and Dr Emma Penny. Highlighting the diversity of Irish poetic voices on… Continue reading Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi
  • Fion Gunn
    About FION GUNN:                                                                                                        … Continue reading Fion Gunn
  • Stars and Souls of the Liffey
    The Museum of Childhood Ireland and An Post are pleased to support and launch this first Exhibition and Book by photographer Barry Delaney. It runs until this Sunday, October 20th.  Barry Delaney’s photo exhibition at GPO Photographer Barry Delaney launched his debut book on Dublin’s inner city, Stars and Souls of the Liffey, with an… Continue reading Stars and Souls of the Liffey
  • Cliona Buckley
    Online – Heritage Week. Cliona Buckley is a Sociological Researcher of Ireland’s Industrial Schools. Carriglea Park, Industrial School. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TEKc4LY4Al1xDFL5vHA25NeOj2DQhprA/view?usp=drivesdk Goldenbridge Industrial School. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1i_wJFzZTqN39GsW2jOtZBZ4xGiBSn6hi/view?usp=sharing Christine Buckley  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
  • Seumas O’Kelly
    Commemorating the writer Seumas O’Kelly. Where: 94 Lower Georges St., Dún Laoghaire. Time 5pm Saturday 17th Nov. We welcome Mairdhia Ni Murchu with the terrific group of actors, Val O’Donnell and The JoyceStagers, who will perform rehearsed readings from the short stories of Seumas O’Kelly this evening for our event, (one of a series of… Continue reading Seumas O’Kelly
  • Jane Stanford
    Moriarty Unmasked: Conan Doyle and an Anglo-Irish Quarrel. An evening with author Jane Stanford, and secondary level students for a discussion on Arthur Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Homes. Moriarty Unmasked: Conan Doyle and an Anglo-Irish Quarrel, Jane Stanford. (Available to buy on Amazon, paperback, and ebook) Arthur Conan Doyle, best known for the Sherlock… Continue reading Jane Stanford
  • Veronica Haywood
    ‘Mumbles’ in Hong kong. The story of the artist’s return to her Hong Kong childhood.. An evening Slideshow and Conversation with artist, environmental campaigner, educator, and author Veronica Haywood, focusing on her early childhood, family history and connections to Hong Kong. Venue: Upstairs at 94 Lower Georges St., Dún Laoghaire. Time: 7.30-9pm. Date: Friday 23rd… Continue reading Veronica Haywood
  • Martin Swords
    Join us for an intimate evening around the fireside in our bookshop upstairs at 94 Lower Georges St., for an evening of readings and discussion with poet/author and great friend of the museum, Martin Swords. Time 8pm. Thursday 22nd February. Refreshments will be served from 7.30pm. Greetings Friends, Poets and other enthusiasts, here I am… Continue reading Martin Swords
  • Angela Patton
    High Tea At A Low Table. Talk by author / poet Angela Patton at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. June 29th. 7-8.30pm. “High Tea at a Low Table.” (If you click here, you’ll see a short description, brief review, and an excerpt from her wonderful memoir) Angela will read from her memoir, interspersing the… Continue reading Angela Patton
  • John Goggins
    An evening with John Goggins.