Cruinniú na nÓg 2021

Creative Ireland’s Annual Children and Young Adults’ Day June 12th 2021

Cruinniú na nÓg, Creative Ireland’s annual day of free creative activity for children and young adults takes place on June 12th 2021 and Fingal County Council is delighted to announce an exciting and varied programme.

The programme has a combination of outdoor, live and recorded virtual events features a Dublin Zoo Webinar, Coding and Podcast Classes, Make and Do workshops, a Bespoke Interactive Radio Piece, a Story Trail set in the beautiful demesne of Ardgillan castle, Hip Hop and Dance classes, Music Tutorials, and young adult interest stories to name but a few. Cruinniú na nÓg 2021 will be a day filled with happy memories for all of the families, children and young people that get involved.

Full programme details including information on how you can get involved are available by clicking  or on the Fingal County Council Social Media Channels.

Register now to ensure that you don’t miss out on the following great events:

Free as a Bird  A Creative Movement Workshop with Dublin Youth Dance Company.

An uplifting adventure exploring movement, space, music and play! Facilitated by the exceptional Dublin Youth Dance Company, this inventive dance workshop can be enjoyed in any family setting, indoors or outdoors.

Liberate your spins, twists and jumps and prepare to dance your own dance! Register here: to receive a Zoom invite to the virtual workshop at 11am on June 12th.

Dublin Youth Dance Company is Ireland’s premier dance company for children and young people. Age: 5 – 10 years,  Time/Duration: 11am | 30 minutes

This is an opportunity not to be missed.

Podcasting 101 for Teens 4 week course with Rob Flynn

Join audio producer Rob Flynn for a podcasting workshop specially focused for teens. Podcasting is a fun and accessible way to develop creative skills and release content to a worldwide audience. Over four hour-long online workshops, attendees will learn about conducting interviews, recording, editing and more, everything they need to know to turn an initial idea into their very own podcast. The dates are the 12th,19th, 26th of June and the 3rd of July. 

The event will be a live session starting at 2.00pm. Pre-registration is required by clicking the Eventbrite link below. (An unlisted link to a recording of the event will also be sent on to those who registered though Eventbrite). 

Recommended for Ages 12+

Pre-registration is required

Scratch Coding

Learn how to design and create your own character in Scratch!  Using the awesome graphics editor of the free online coding platform Scratch, you will learn how to create a character and how to animate them. Work alongside Sabine of Creative Computing Classes Skerries and learn how to shape and reshape, change colours, and group objects… until you end up with your very own character.

During this interactive Zoom session, you’ll be able to ask any questions and show off your work in progress to the group. All you need is a computer that’s connected to the internet, ideally with camera and microphone so the others can see you, too. You’ll also need a Scratch account. Please set up your account with a parent/guardian before the course.

See for details. This class is recommended for ages 8+. It is a live event and pre-registration is required. 

Hip-Hop Dancing

Don’t miss Fabulous Free Outdoor Hip-Hop classes for Cruinniú na nÓg June 12th! Join our professional Hip Hop dance instructors from Raw Edge at Balbriggan or Tyrellstown

Balbriggan 2.00 – 2.50pm & 3.00-3.50pm Castlelands All Weather Pitch

Tyrrelstown at 2.00pm – 3.00pm Tyrrelstown All Weather Pitch

Register here Suitable for 12 to 18 year olds.

These are just a few of the great events, full programme details including information on how you can get involved are available by clicking  or on the Fingal County Council Social Media Channels.

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