Cruinniú na nÓg Saturday 13th June 2020 – Unleash your creative spirit!

Cruinniú na nÓg takes place on Saturday 13th June. It is Ireland’s national day of creative activity for children and young people – and entire families. Check out the fantastic events organised for you by Roscommon County Council Arts Office, Heritage Office and Library Service, Roscommon Arts Centre, Music Generation Roscommon and Roscommon County Youth Theatre. In order to make the event happen this year, most activities are online

Friday 12th June

All Day:                 My Creative Life RTE Homeschool Hub Podcast – the Lawlor Family from Boyle, members of Music Generation Roscommon Youth Orchestra

3pm:                     Launch of This is Me Children’s Portrait Exhibition in windows of Roscommon Arts Centre


Saturday 13th June

Links to all events online


10am:                   Kyle Riley Virtual Little Folk Family Music Show

11am:                    Dolores Keaveney The Little Sunflower Seed Reading & Workshop

All Day:                 Brickflicks: Lego Animation Film

All Day:                 One Voice: Virtual Cruinniú Choir

All Day:                 Roscommon County Youth Theatre Life in Retrospect Photography Exhibition

All Day:                 Roscommon Youth Theatre Hear Your Voice Monologues

All Day:                 Branar Theatre Pop Up Poetry for ‘lil Peeps

All Day:                 Let’s go Fishing Craft making

All Day:                 Explore the past Take a Trip in an Online Time Machine

All Day:                 Make a Heritage Podcast

All Day:                 Let’s Talk History – How to access the School’s Folklore Collection

All Day:                 Be a Nature Artist

All Day:                 Roscommon Wild Child Nature Hunt

All Day:                 Be an Iron Age Hero Watch an online story with Chris Thompson

4pm:                      Branar Theatre Rockin’ Rhymes for music lovers age 2 to 102!


All Day:                 Music Generation Roscommon Zoom Workshops

Ukulele, Electric Guitar, Traditional Flute/Whistle, Jazz, Singing

Advance registration necessary by emailing


Be part of the Roscommon Story and your photo or story could be featured in next week’s Roscommon Herald. Indoors or outdoors, music or mime, drama or dance, heritage or history, art or aerial – if it’s creative, share! Send them in STRAIGHT AWAY on Saturday 13th or Sunday 14th in order to meet print deadlines for the Roscommon Herald.

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Cruinniú na nÓg is an initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme at the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and is presented in partnership with RTÉ and Roscommon County Council.


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