South Dublin’s Cruinniú na nÓg programme, a national day of free creative activities for young people
Now in its sixth year, Cruinniú na nÓg South Dublin encourages young people to join in the fun of this year’s event and participate in creative activities. This year South Dublin had over 20 events that took place in various indoor and outdoor spaces in Adamstown, Perrystown, Clondalkin, Lucan, Tallaght, Ballyroan, Greenhills, Castletymon and Knockmitten.
Young people and their families enjoyed free workshops, exhibitions and performances, and special events to encourage young people to try something new. Cruinniú na nÓg is an opportunity for children and young people to fulfil a secret creative ambition and realise their own artistic expression! Now in its sixth year, Cruinniú na nÓg South Dublin encourages young people to participate in creative activities. This year South Dublin had over 20 events that took place in various indoor and outdoor spaces in Adamstown, Perrystown, Clondalkin, Lucan, Tallaght, Ballyroan, Greenhills, Castletymon and Knockmitten. To get a taste of what took place see the video below:
In South Dublin County, a wide range of activities took place both indoor and outdoor in Tallaght, Perrystown, Clondalkin, Castletymon, Lucan and Adamstown. Activities included Taster theatre workshops with Giant Wolf Theatre Company, a Banner Making workshop with artist Morag Myerscough at Rua Red Arts Centre, Music performances with Ceol Connected as part of Ruaille Buaille Music Festival, Djing, graffiti and dance workshops in Adamstown, Create with Circus with Doulab Circus, CNAG - Percussion Ensemble Creative Workshop and performance at Áras Chrónáin, Street Art Festival with puppeteers, jugglers, stilt walkers, circus acts, musicians at North Clondalkin Library and DJ workshops at the Loft in Tallaght Library’s new teen space, The Loft.
South Dublin Arts office was also delighted to support longer term projects; Schools Out!, an eight week dance and music programme In Adamstown. You can see a short video of the workshop here. Artist Paula Mongey’s project Umbra in the Children’s department of Tallaght University Hospital. Umbra brought together shadow puppetry workshop that uses art, drama, puppetry, movement and sound. You can see a video of the work here
You can view the events that took place in South Dublin here
Download the press release here
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Website: Cruinniú na nÓg - A day of free creativity for children and young people (creativeireland.gov.ie)