Things to Do with Kids Around Ireland Easter 2015

Are you looking for family things to do in Ireland this Easter? We’ve got it covered, with the Mykidstime Guide to Things to Do with Kids Around Ireland Easter 2015.

things to do in dublin

The Croke Park Easter Egg Trail departs the GAA Museum at 11.30am and 13.30pm daily from April 1st to April 6th (except for April 3rd).

The Ark in Temple Bar have fun workshops and storytelling this Easter.

Imaginosity are running a week of unforgettable Frozen themed Camps and CSI Investigator Camp.

Canoe Ireland are running fun Easter Kayak Camps during the 2 week Easter Break.

Pine Forest Arts Centre Easter Camps run from March 30th to April 3rd. ..Read More

things to do in the midlandsIn Kildare, the Irish National Stud & Gardens have daily family activities running over the Easter Break from April 3rd to 12th including complimentary Pony Rides & Face Painting.

In WestmeathBelvedere House will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunts on Easter Sunday & Easter Monday, with thousands of eggs over two days and special prizes.

In Offaly hop along to Lough Boora Discovery Park this Easter Saturday for the ultimate Bord Na Móna family event, the Boora Bunny Egg Hunt.

In Longford Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre have Easter activities including for all the family including The White Rabbit Egg Hunt on April 4th, 5th and 6th...Read more

things to doIn Meath, There will be a Brick Flicks Stop Motion Workshop on April 8th to 10th at Ashbourne Library.

In Louth, Brick Flicks are running a Stop Motion workshop on April 8th at the Droichead Arts Centre.

In Cavan, head to Belturbet for the annual Spring Parade, on Easter Sunday. …Read More

things to doIn Roscommon, there will be heaps of Easter fun at Lough Key Forest Park this year. The Visitor Centre will turn into an Easter Spring Haven and there are lots of Easter activities including an Egg Hunt, Easter Storytime, Baking and Craft Workshops and Boda Borg is opening a new quest called ‘Step Up’.

In Mayo, join Pinkie the Rabbit for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Westport House & Gardens on April 5th. The Pirate Adventure Park will be open during the Easter mid-term break with attractions and fun for all the family. Visit the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life this Easter and enjoy an Easter Painting Eggstravganza, Easter Fun Crafts, Easter Treasure Hunt and fun Tours.

In Donegal, the Amazing Grace Festival 2015 opens on April 8th with a fireworks display at the Fishing Greens in Buncrana. It runs until April 12th and there will be daily family friendly events.

The Quayside Shopping Centre in Sligo is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Saturday and Easter Monday with free eggs and face painting for all the children! And The Model in Sligo are running Creative Easter Camps for Kids.

Tullyboy Farm in Leitrim will host an Easter Eggstravaganza on Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday with ram racing, tug-o-war, animal shows and an Easter Egg Hunt.

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things to do in galway

Jurassic Adventures a Dino-Mite Show for families with children aged 3+ comes to the Town Hall Theatre on April 7th.

Galway Atlantaquaria are running their fun science workshops for kids over the Easter Break. Places are limited so book early.

Galway City Museum have fun creative workshops for kids running over the Easter break.

Brigit’s Garden have Easter Egg Hunts on April 5th & 6th and Easter Nature Camps running from April 7th to 10th. …Read more

blog-header-whats-on-in-southwestIn Clare, you are promised a family day full of fun at Craggaunowen, where the Easter Bunny has promised to give away 100s of eggs. Expect bouncing castles, puppet show, magic show, storytelling, music and lots more.

On Easter Monday, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ensures an afternoon of family fun activities, plus back again this year, train rides with the Easter Bunny!

Stay busy this Easter at glór Ennis by taking part in Cartoon and Comic Strip Workshops or for younger children Fidget Feet presents The Elves & The Shoemaker on April 9th and 10th.

In Tipp, The Source Arts Centre will run a Brick Flicks Stop Motion Workshop on April 1st and 2nd

Tír na nÓg Children’s Festival takes place in Tralee, Kerry this Easter with a full programme of indoor and outdoor activities are planned at various locations with – Easter Egg Hunts, Duck Races, Puppet Shows, Family Night at the Dogs, Arts and Craft Workshops, Teddy Bears & Dollies Picnics, Bonnie Baby Competition, Animal Farms and Bug Hunts! …Read More

blog-header-whats-on-in-limerickKing John’s Castle are running fun Family Easter Workshops on various dates from March 31st to April 9th. On Sunday 12th April,

The Hunt Museum are running a 4 day Easter Camp from March 30th to April 2nd, suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years. And have a special Easter Treasure Hunt on from April 4th to 6th. In addition their Saturday Art Club Family Drop In is on Saturday 4th and on Sunday 5th their 1st Sunday Art Camp is on  ..Read more

things to do in corkLifetime Lab (with Bishopstown and District Lions) hosts an eggciting Easter Egg Challenge on Friday 3rd April, with lots of kid friendly activities.

Also at Lifetime Lab, Brick Flicks are running a Stop Motion workshop on April 9th & 10th

Cork Opera House are showing Jurassic Adventures on April 3rd, a fun family show set on a magical island where anything can happen!

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory have Comet Easter Workshops suitable for children aged 8+, April 3rd and 19th...Read more

things to doIn Wicklow Powerscourt Estate are hosting their annual Hop and Hunt on April 6th in association with Imaginosity. There will be an interactive storytellling performance of The Easter Bunny which incorporates a hunt for hidden clues in the Walled Garden at Powerscourt. Suitable for families with children ages 3 to 10 years.

Brick Flicks Stop Motion Animation Workshop takes place at the Mermaid Arts Centre in Wicklow on April 1st and 2nd.

In WexfordSecret Valley Wildlife Park is open daily from March 28th to April 12th. This Easter come and meet new animals, take a ride on Snowball the pony, take part in the Easter treasure hunt and get an Easter treat, play a game of crazy golf and ride the quad train.

In Carlow, hop on board the Rathwood Easter Train, to join the Easter bunny and his friends in their fantastic Woodlands adventure.

In Kilkenny, Humpty Dumpty is coming to Castlecomer Discovery Park this Easter. Come along and see if you can spot him! Enjoy hot cross buns, tree top walks, Easter trails, Easter Train and vist the new woodland hut village.

In Waterford, Kater4Kidz are running Cooking and Nutrition Camps for children in Waterford from March 30th to April 3rd.…Read More

things to do in northern ireland

Roll Up Roll Up for the Easter Carnival at W5 Belfast. Join in the fun with old fashioned games that have been given a modern twist! Events run from March 28th to April 15th.

The MAC have a free Easter Egg Hunt on April 4th. Drop in from 10am to 7pm and see how many eggs you can find!

The Castle Espie Wetlands have a Giant Easter Bunny Hunt with egg-citing Easter Activities for families from March 30th to April 12th.

The Ulster American Folk Park have Easter Celebrations from April 4th to 6th. Step back in time for a Traditional Spring Fair Day from 1914.

Become a Cadbury Eggsplorer this Easter by taking part in the Cadbury National Trust Easter Egg Trail. There are 14 trails in Northern Ireland.…Read more

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls