Howard Aideen

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Hana Babye, Summer Rice and Leah Dayman, all from Presentation Primary George’s Hill school, took part in the Children’s Rally on Friday in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

Dozens of children from primary schools across Dublin gathered in Temple Bar’s Meeting House square on Friday morning demanding adults listen to what (...)

The Young King by Oscar Wilde,   presented by Dublin Theatre Festival and The Ark

For most children, the Christmas pantomime is their first experience of the theatre. The familiar fairytale storyline, the integration of pop-cultural(...)

 John Coolahan, a pivotal figure in Irish education policy for more than 50 years,  has died. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Professor John Coolahan, a pivotal figure in Irish education policy for more than 50 years, has died. He was an academic, a researcher, an author, a(...)

Jessica O’Shea (11) from Dublin looks  at a model she made as part of a workhshop for children at the Ark in Temple Bar. Photograph: Mark Stedman.

An entire shop dedicated to Harry Potter wands and T-shirts, a petting zoo, a Willy Wonka Museum and a new look Trinity College facade complete with a(...)

“The provision of art, music and literature for young audiences has grown enormously.” Aideen Howard, director of the Ark.  Photograph: Alan Betson

It is Friday morning in Temple Bar and the street sweepers are busy washing the cobblestones. Outside the Ark, the faces of 264 girls and boys gaze d(...)

Where are the women?: Queen Maeve in the woodcut that WB Yeats commissioned from Elinor Monsell for what became the Abbey Theatre. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

In the foyer of the Abbey Theatre a small plaque commemorates the staff and company members who participated in the 1916 Rising. Of the seven names(...)

Google launched the 2016 edition of its Doodle 4 Google competition on Monday, which is to focus on themes such as Our Home, Our Story, Our Identity and Our Journey as the nation prepares to reflect on the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising. Photograph: Google

Schoolchildren of all ages are being invited to submit centenary-themed artwork for next year’s 1916 commemorations as part of the annual Doodle 4 Goo(...)