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16 - 18th March

St. Patrick's Festival 2024

A festival in Clarke Square, Collins Barracks

Immerse yourself in all things green at Collins Barracks this March! We're celebrating Irish songs, stories, and symbols over St. Patrick's Weekend.


Make Your Mark! Family Print-Making Workshop

Sunday, 17th March: 2 - 4pm

Escape the hustle and bustle of St. Patrick's Festival and make some art in a quiet, creation space just off Clarke Square!

Join museum educators in the Learning Resource Room for a drop-in, print-making workshop where you can design and print your own symbol on a greeting card. Postage stamps will be available so you can send your card straight from Collins Barracks!

This workshop is suitable for all ages. Come and go as you please!

Early Years Workshop: Storytelling & Songs with Sarah Sparkles

Monday, 18th March: 3 - 4pm

In this bilingual (English + Gaeilge) workshop for under 5s, Sarah Sparkles and her puppet friends will perform an interactive show for little ones, featuring lots of fun stories, music, and singing. Dancing and movement are encouraged!

This workshop will take place in the Out of Storage gallery on the 1st floor of Collins Barracks. Booking is not required. Suitable for 18 months - 5 years.

Public Tours 

Join us on Not Just Shamrocks to discover the fascinating range of symbols used to represent Ireland through time.

Booking is not required, however spaces are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Saturday, 16th March
1pm    Not Just Shamrocks: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections
2pm    Not Just Shamrocks: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections 

Sunday, 17th March
2pm    Not Just Shamrocks: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections 
3pm    Not Just Shamrocks: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections 
 

Harps, Hounds & Hibernia

Available digitally in the Museum throughout the festival

In celebration of Ireland's national day, explore eight remarkable objects that feature the different guises of √Čire throughout its history.

Keep an eye out for QR codes throughout the Museum where you can use your smart phone to access the trail. Simply open your camera app, hover over the code, and then click the link!
 

For more information on the events listed above, contact bookings@museum.ie or call 01 648 6453.


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Location:


St. Patrick's Festival 2024 is located at:
Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7
D07 XKV4


Immerse yourself in all things green at Collins Barracks this March!

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Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444