Events Posts

  • Children’s Art Workshops
    South Inner City Community Development Association and the Museum of Childhood Ireland Músaem Óige na hÉireann will be hosting free children’s art workshops at the Robert Emmett Community Development Project on Usher St, Usher’s Quay, Dublin in September and October. A physical exhibition in the RECDP and online exhibition at will follow. See details … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 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 … Read more
  • A Brief Reflection on Researching Children and Postwar Humanitarianism
    By Lorraine McEvoy If you ever find yourself wandering around the southwestern corner of St Stephen’s Green, you are likely to stumble upon a statue called the Three Fates. Unveiled in 1956, it was a gift of gratitude from West Germany to the Irish people for humanitarian aid they provided after the Second World War. … Read more
  • Children in War, 2020-21
    The Basque Children of ’37 12 month Islandwide touring exhibition This year the Museum of Childhood Ireland in partnership with BCA 37 UK, presents the 3rd in our series on Children in War: The Basque Children of ‘37. This year the MoCI in partnership with BCA 37 UK, present the 2nd of our Children in … Read more
  • Children in War 2018-2019
    Dr Korczac, Champion of the Child. Launch and 12 month islandwide touring exhibition. Champion of the Child: Janusz Korczac. Date:Thursday 26th April  Time:7.30pm Venue:The Studio, Lexicon Library Dún Laoghaire. This is the 2nd in our series on Children and War, from the Museum of Childhood Ireland, and our first 12 month travelling exhibition. The exhibition … Read more
  • Children in War, 2017
    Tomi Reichental, I was a Boy in Belsen Please join us for an evening with Tomi Reichental. Where: At Museum of Childhood Ireland office, 94 Lower Georges St. Dún Laoghaire. Time: 7pm until late Date: Wednesday Nov 8th 2017 We are honoured that Tomi is to give the inaugural talk for the Museum of Childhood … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • Fion Gunn
    About FION GUNN:                                                                                                         … Read more
  • 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 2019.  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 … Read more
  • Cliona Buckley
    Online – Heritage Week. Cliona Buckley is a Sociological Researcher of Ireland’s Industrial Schools. Carriglea Park, Industrial School. Goldenbridge Industrial School. Christine Buckley  Award winning documentary ‘Dear Daughter’ by Christine Buckley and companions at Goldenbridge Industrial school. Produced and directed by L. Lentin.
  • 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 … Read more
  • Jane Stanford
    Moriarty Unmasked: Conan Doyle and an Anglo-Irish Quarrel 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 Holmes stories, was of Irish descent, describing himself as an Anglo-Celt. Born in Scotland, he made his home in England but … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 2018. Refreshments will be served from 7.30pm. Greetings Friends, Poets and other enthusiasts, here I … Read more
  • Angela Patton
    High Tea At A Low Table. Talk by author / poet Angela Patton at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. June 29th 2019. 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 … Read more
  • John Goggins
    An evening with John Goggins.