Heritage Week 2020

Online Exhibition Childhood: What Books Taught Me This project will explore the role children’s literature plays in educating children of all ages. Project organisers will ask the public to nominate a favourite book from their childhood and provide a short description of what their chosen book has taught them. The project will be hosted online… Continue reading Heritage Week 2020

Culture Night / Óiche Chultúir 2017

Join us around the fireside at 94, Lower Georges St.,on Friday September 22nd from 6pm for an evening of readings and discussion on Patrick Weston Joyce’s ‘A Childs History of Ireland’.( Book from the Museum of Childhood Ireland collection) From the Museum of Childhood Ireland Collection: A rare First Edition of this important book by… Continue reading Culture Night / Óiche Chultúir 2017


Bloomsday 2017

Joyce and music. Intergenerational, family friendly Bloomsday. Children are especially welcome! You are cordially invited to join us for tea, cake and a chat from 11am on the morning of Friday 16th June. We have a gorgeous main display, and several mini displays, centred on the music featured in/ which inspired Joyces work. Pick up… Continue reading Bloomsday 2017


Bloomsday 2018

See our display on James Joyce books for children at our office in Dún Laoghaire. Call by from 11am for readings from these for young children. Drop by from 2pm to also hear readings from Ulysses by our volunteer team and project friends. We’ll be dressed up for a stroll later in the day around… Continue reading Bloomsday 2018


Bloomsday 2019

Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. The Museum of Childhood Ireland Project Bloomsday Talk 2019.  ‘Joyce, Childhood and Dublin: ‘a new and complex sensation’ (P 66)’ with  Professor Anne Marie D’Arcy.  Introduced by Majella McAllister. Date: June 15th.  Time:7-8.30pm.  Location: Dún Laoghaire suite at the Royal Marine Hotel. We are delighted to welcome Dr Anne Marie… Continue reading Bloomsday 2019


Heritage Week 2018

Event Day Heritage Week. August 25th. location: Multiple venues. Our Childhood. Our Heritage.  Project Manager: Majella McAllister, the Museum of Childhood Ireland.