Offaly Libraries Cruinniú na nÓg Programme

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Offaly County Council in association with Creative Ireland is delighted to present our Cruinniú na nÓg programme of events to celebrate young people and their creativity on Saturday 13th June 2020.


Cruinniú na nÓg is Ireland’s national day of free creativity for children and young people. It celebrates and encourages participation by children and young people in creative activities in their local neighbourhoods and communities. However, this year we will be doing things a bit differently and everything is going online.

There are 65 events – a mixture of videos and webinars for blended learning with a mixture of local and national creative facilitators. There is a variety of creative channels presented which include everything from drawing workshops, to hip-hop classes; from singalongs to lunchtime concerts, there should be something for everybody!

Starting on the 6th June, there will be two weeks of free creative activities for under 18’s and participation will be through online webinars and videos via our Facebook page These activities have been designed to spark interest and encourage inner creativity in children to experience something new and exciting.

Cruinniú na nÓg Don Conroy   Cruinniú na nÓg Junior Einsteins  Cruinniú na nÓg Music Gen  Cruinniú na nÓg Scratch

Highlights of Offaly Libraries Cruinniú na nÓg include: 

  • Art with Don Conroy – a series of three videos and one live webinar
  • Maeve Devoy Creative Writing and Storytelling - once off Storytime and a series of six creative writing webinar workshops
  • Brick Flicks – stop motion workshops x 10 videos
  • Junior Einstein Science Club – series of three live webinars
  • Anyone4science Workshops – series of three video workshops
  • Digital Animation workshops with Podge - series of six animation video workshops
  • Storytelling with Róisín Murphy - series of four video storytelling sessions
  • Hip Hop Dance Workshops with Amy - series of five dance video workshops and one live webinar
  • Singalong with Noel - series of 10 singalong videos sessions
  • Lunchtime Concert with Ademar
  • Family Zoom Sing - a once off live webinar
  • Sing & Chime, it's Storytime! - series of 4 live webinars
  • Arty with Aidan -series of 3 videos and 2 live webinars  
  • Kids Cool Coding Workshops - series of 6 live webinars workshops