International Children’s Day 2024

A wonderful poster designed by Erin one of our young artists, June 1st is International Children’s Day!  The theme of International children’s day 2024 is, ‘Investing in our future means investing in our children’. It’s Playtime! This year Sticky Fingers Arts and the Museum of Childhood Ireland are celebrating International Children’s Day together in Mc… Continue reading International Children’s Day 2024

Wind Fairies Again

Book by Elizabeth Brennan* Illustrations, Naomi Heather** Published by Metropolitan Publishing Co Ltd, Dublin (32 Batchelor’s Walk) Dublin, and London. Printed by Hely’s Dublin. Hardback copy. There are 4 colour illustrations, and 38 line drawings in Wind Fairies Again See also : To Hilary from Daddy 22 July 1949 Hilary Tattan’s Book *Elizabeth Brennan (1907-1995)… Continue reading Wind Fairies Again

When We Were Kings And Queens of the Road: Aidan Herdman

Photo: Aidan Herdman on a Camino cycle from Seville to Santiago de Compostela

My most memorable journey to school was when I was six years of age. Walking to Stanhope Street primary school I  encountered herds of cattle! It wasn’t a rural area, Stanhope Street is in Stoneybatter near Dublin’s city centre.  The reason why was because of the cattle market in Prussia Street, which was on my… Continue reading When We Were Kings And Queens of the Road: Aidan Herdman