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Festivals & Events in Donegal


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Cruinniú na nÓg

Across Donegal,Letterkenny

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11th June 2022, Across Donegal

A day of free creativity for children and young people.

Ireland is the first, and only, country in the world to have a national day of free creativity for children and young people under 18. Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth Plan to enable the creative potential of children and young people.

The inaugural Cruinniú na nÓg took place on 23rd June 2018 and for the past number of years, including under exceptional circumstances in 2020, young people and families have come together to enjoy, a wide range of creative activities including workshops and tutorials to recitals and readings in every city, town and village across the country. Delivered in partnership with the 31 Local Authorities and supported by RTÉ, you are invited to participate in a programme of fun, free, creative activities; from graffiti art workshops to stop-motion animation, to coding and architecture workshops!

Event details will be available at https://cruinniu.creativeireland.gov.ie/ from May 3rd and booking details for Donegal events will be available at http://www.wainfest.ie/family-events.html from June 1st.


Starts Saturday 11 June 2022
Ends Saturday 11 June 2022
Type Festival and Events


Cruinniú na nÓg, is a nationwide day of celebrating youthful creativity among children and young people aged between 0-18 years. Events will take place across Donegal to empower children and young people to develop their creative expression by offering opportunities to participate in activities, free of charge.


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