Snapshots of our Childhood

Áine Furey, 1980s A photo of me In sixth year, just before sitting my Leaving Certificate exams Sitting the leaving certificate Art exam I sat my leaving certificate in 1988. Looking back I have mixed emotions about it all, but mostly my leaving certificate art result. I wasn’t amazing at Art but between the painting… Continue reading Snapshots of our Childhood

When We Were Kings And Queens of the Road

When we Were Kings and Queens of the Road A “Travel to School” project, Robert Burns and the Museum of Childhood Ireland Músaem Óige na hÉireann Please click ‘Engagement Posts’ below to find all the stories to date or scroll down and find the stories beneath the images. Happy reading: Original artwork by Leanne McDonagh… Continue reading When We Were Kings And Queens of the Road

When We Were Kings and Queens of the Road: Daniel Airey

The Secondary School Years 2010-2016. The secondary school years. 6:45am, my dad knocks on the door and comes into my room as another day begins. He utters a friendly yet firm good morning greeting as I slowly regain awareness of my existence. Dad walks over to my bedside radio and turns on Today FM as… Continue reading When We Were Kings and Queens of the Road: Daniel Airey