Cruinniú na nÓg

A day of free creativity for children and young people

Ireland is the first, and only, country in the world to have a national day of free creativity for children and young people under 18. 

Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth Plan to enable the creative potential of children and young people. The inaugural Cruinniú na nÓg took place on 23rd June 2018 and for the past number of years, including under exceptional circumstances in 2020, young people and families have come together to enjoy, a wide range of creative activities including workshops and tutorials to recitals and readings in every city, town and village across the country. Delivered in partnership with the 31 Local Authorities and supported by RTÉ, you are invited to participate in a programme of fun, free, creative activities; from graffiti art workshops to stop-motion animation, to coding and architecture workshops!

Here at Friars’ Gate we have 3 FREE screenings. The first screening, at 12.15pm is a short film by 4th class from Scoil Mocheallog. This is followed by ParaNorman. Finally we will show Puffin Rock in Ukrainian with English subtitles

Suitable for ages 8+ as Substitute Teacher and ParaNorman might be a bit scary for younger children

Kids must be accompanied by an Adult