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Free family things to do in Dublin North

FREE FREE FREE, yes FREE ways to entertain the kiddies!  Here’s a list of great ideas for free family things to do in Dublin North, places where kids can play free and ideas for things to do when bored. And for more ideas for the southside, check out our Free Things to Do with Kids in Dublin page too.

  • Visit the Hugh Lane Gallery. Great Kids club with Art and Sketching Workshops or have a browse around the many exhibitions and collections. Best of all admission is free!
  • Draiocht, a centre for Arts in the heart of Blanchardstown, is bound to be a hit with the kids. There are regular ‘free family days’ to be taken advantage of.
  • When was the last time you visited your local library? The majority of the libraries in Dublin North have a junior library. Go and read with the children or take part in many of the free events and activities that take place which can include toddler groups, art classes, book clubs, storytelling etc. All for FREE!

Other ideas: Free Things to Do in North County Dublin and Top 10 Things to do with Kids in North Dublin

  • Take a picnic and the kids of course to your local beach! I know our Irish weather is not exactly hot, hot, hot but you would be surprised at how many activities you can undertake with your little ones at the beach even on a cold winter’s day it will blow the cobwebs away.
  • Use your bus pass or dart pass or hop in the car to take a trip out and about with the kids.
  • Free Events…there are a huge amount happening all around. From Food markets to Nature Trails to Art Workshops. Check out our events section for more information. (to bookmark press Ctrl + D)

Have you got a favourite free thing to do with the kids in North Dublin? Share it with us in the comments below.

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This website was created by Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, both of whom are mothers of young children. Jill and Michelle decided to create this resource themselves, and launched mykidstime.ie in 2007.