SING IRELAND and the ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC are developing at pace a country-wide free initiative www.dawnchorus.ie - Ireland in Harmony, Together while Apart. It offers free online tools to encourage singing in families and small groups while in lockdown.
The national AGE FRIENDLY IRELAND Programme supports cities, counties and towns across Ireland to prepare for the rapid ageing of our population by paying increased attention to the environmental, economic and social factors that influence the health and well-being of older adults. Read their latest news updates
LET'S PLAY IRELAND is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency.
2020 NATIONAL PLAY DAY will take place on Saturday 4th July 2020. The theme for National Play Day 2020 is Playful Communities, Playful Homes.
Due to current government guidance on public gatherings and physical distancing Dublin City Council are unable to host National Playday 2020 event in our city’s beautiful parks. However, we will continue to celebrate National Playday by turning technology inside out to get children back outside to…..Play for Play’s sake!
This year, Dublin City Council are hosting a fun-filled VIRTUAL PLAYDAY that promises lots of fun and activity to support playful communities and families playing at home to celebrate UNCRC Article 31; the child’s right to play!
CRiTiCall is a new initiative to support people emerging from domestic violence circumstances compounded by the Covid-19 pandemic. Seven organisations have come together to launch this initiative– Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Safe Ireland, Dublin City Volunteer Centre, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Volunteer Centre, Fingal Volunteer Centre, South Dublin County Volunteer Centre and Wicklow Volunteer Centre.
THE FESTIVAL OF CURIOSITY takes place in Dublin in July and is Ireland’s annual celebration at the intersection of art, science, technology and design and has quickly grown to being one of the most exciting and innovative festivals of it’s kind in Europe