back to school and parents

While kids are not always thrilled to go back to school, for some reason parents do not always share that feeling. Heck, one might say that they are even happy about it.

this little girl says no to meat

This five-year-old has just discovered what it means to be a vegetarian. And she sounds adamant that she won't eat meat again. The little girl gets teary as she explains to her mum why she doesn't want to eat animals. Credit: Reem Makhoul

August Bank Holiday weekend Family Friendly Events ireland 2016


Staying at home is just not an option this August bank holiday weekend... We've got your August bank holiday sorted. Find the best events, festivals and things to do in Ireland over the August long weekend.

Funding Boost local Childcare

Funding of over €455,000 is being made available to 80 child-care centres in Fingal to pave the way for a major expansion of free services starting from September, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has confirmed.

8 10 july events 2016See what's on in Ireland with our guide to all the highlights and must-see events for the next three days.

kids are awesome

In an age of non-stop information that is hurtling our way - parents wrap their kids in cotton wool? Our nature is to protect -it doesn't make us bad people. However here are some parents unwilling to bow down to the alarmist images and information we absorb everyday.

This type of smile will never be found staring at a device and the outdoors and wonders of the world are on our doorstep. Go and enjoy! These kids are... and they are awesome!!

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See what's on in Ireland with our guide to all the highlights and must-see events for the next three days:

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A quick round-up of various events happening around the country this weekend:

ireland map june bank holiday family events festivals 2016

Are you looking for something exciting to do this June bank holiday 2016 in Ireland?

Here is our top list of events and festivals across the country to suit the whole family.