Outreach Visits

We offer a limited outreach service to DEIS schools and community groups:

Junior Workshops (Infants)

  • Exploring Ceramics Workshop
  • Weave a Clay Basket Workshop
  • ‘In the Deep Blue Sea’ Music Workshop

General Workshops

  • ‘If things could talk’: Investigating Objects
  • Investigating Pictures
  • Simple Weaving
  • Decorating Ceramics
  • Traditional Games *
  • Seasonal Workshops
  • St. Brigid’s Crosses
  • St. Patrick’s Badges*
  • Harvest Knots*
  • Hallowe’en Mask Making
  • Christmas Cards or Decorations


  • Wool-craft Spinning or Weaving
  • Butter Making

Activities are for 1 hour and materials are supplied.

*These activities are available in Irish language. Other workshops may be available as Gaeilge on request.

Interested? Contact Us

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