Bog trotters

It takes three years for a footprint to disappear from the soft moss surface of a bog. For many, stepping into the back garden is enough to get the bo(...)

Monster hugs

Henry Hugglemonster is coming on Friday. The new, preschool animation TV series is created by award-winning Irish author, illustrator and Children’s L(...)

Like clockwork

Miniature devices, full of clockwork-powered moving treasure and delight make for a fascinating exhibition at Mermaid Arts Centre, in Bray, Co Wicklow(...)

Take note young booklovers and wannabe book editors – Irish children’s author Sarah Webb is on the lookout for two young (10-plus) readers to join her(...)

Dancing Children of Lir

Irish audiences can get a taster of ballerina and artistic director Monica Loughman’s new Irish ballet-in-progress, Chlainne Lír, this weekend, which (...)

What do you remember?

In the late-1970s, the late jazzman Humphrey Lyttelton was performing at the Belfast Festival and had to play his trumpet for the British army at the (...)

You don’t have to travel to the Far East to see some Irish ceramics inspired by China. Bricks in the Rain, at the Farmleigh Gallery in the Phoenix Par(...)