29th & 30th Jan: St. Brigid's Crosses

Find out about the legacy of this beloved saint then celebrate the coming of Spring by making a St. Brigid's Cross from rushes with the Education team.

Each child managed to make a cross which was superb as these are very young children

Children enjoyed making the crosses and also learnt a lot about Irish traditions, very enjoyable

1st & 2nd Class Teachers, Rehins NS

At a Glance

Dates:  29th & 30th January
Times:    Tue/ Wed: 10.00am-11.00am & 11.30am-12.30pm
Level: Junior & Senior Cycle + Transition Years 
Group size: 15
Location: Galleries + Activity Room
Duration: 1hr per session

Curriculum Links


Arts & Craft 

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a knowledge of calendar customs traditions and festivals
  • Focus on St Brigid's day festival, customs and traditions
  • Learn the techniques of how to make a St. Brigid's cross

To learn how to make a St Brigid's Cross click here 


Make A Booking Enquiry

Submit your online booking request here or contact the bookings office

Phone: 094 90 31751

Email: educationtph@museum.ie

Bookings Office Hours: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday to Friday.