Things to do this weekend in Ireland | February 21st - 23rd

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Northern Ireland Science Festival

The NI Science Festival concludes this weekend with events this weekend including W5 Space Training Academy,  Lasers Live at the Ulster Museum, Ask the Astronomer at the Armagh Observatory & Planetarium and The Science of Circus in the Alley Theatre, Strabane.

American Wrestling

The Arena at An Táin Arts Centre will crumble, as the American Wrestling Superstars get ready to rumble on Saturday evening. Cheer the GOODIES, boo the BADDIES, and get your tickets today for the family-bonding experience of the year.

Mother Tongue Festival

The #MTFest2020 will take place in Tallaght on Saturday & Sunday and in Blanchardstown on Friday and Saturday. It’s the perfect weekend activity for anyone who is interested in arts and culture whether it be theatre, poetry, dance, music, arts, workshops, family fun and much more.

Fantastic Flix at The Ark

As part of the Dublin International Film Festival, The Ark have a mid-term full of film and animation workshops including An Introduction to Movie Making and Silhouette Animation Workshops.

Rediscovery Centre Workshops

Take part is some fantastic Make and Take workshops this week, where families work together to make something useful to take home including Potty about Plants Workshop on Thursday, Build your own Toolbox Workshop on Friday and Make a Bird Box Workshop on Saturday.

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Reach new heights during the mid-term break with a visit to Castlecomer Discovery Park in Kilkenny, where, among a huge range of activities, you can enjoy the Tree-Top Adventure Walk, Climbing Wall, Octagon High Ropes Course or Ireland's longest Zipline! 

Kidspace Rathcools | Mid-Term Fun

Enjoy a selection of mid-term workshops and fun in Kidspace Rathcoole including Lego Activity Session, Kids Pamper Morning and a Slime Making Workshop.

GAA Museum Junior Explorer Tours

Young visitors can pick up a Junior Explorer Passport, which follows the trail laid out by our mascot Cluasóg, at the enterance to the museum and then figure out the clues within by visiting exhibits in the Museum to reveal a secret sentence! Visitors can follow Cluasóg’s Junior Explorer trail either before or after their stadium or Ericsson Skyline tour as part of their museum visit.

The passport and secret sentence can then be shown to a staff member and children will receive a special Junior Explorer badge!

Zipit Forest Adventures

After Storm Dennis forced a change of plans, the delayed start to the season kicks off this week at Zipit locations in Dublin, Cork & Roscommon. Climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets and fly down one of their many zip lines providing hours of fun for all ages and abilities.

Mid-Term Tales | Glasnevin Cemetery

Looking for something to do on Saturday and Sunday morning? Look no further than Glasnevin Cemetery Museum as their popular Mid term Tales tours are back with highlights includeing Fr. Browne and the Titanic, William Fogarty's pesky parrot and Maria Higgins the only person in the cemetery who was buried twice!

Magical Oceans Workshop | Cool Planet

Cool Planet’s concoction-packed workshop will captivate kids who love to explore and experiment. Dive into the scientific method, experiment with the pH scale and create bubbling chemical reactions.

Lady & The Tramp | An Tain Arts Centre

Enjoy a free screening of the Disney classic at 12pm on Saturday (first come, first served). An upper-middle-class American cocker spaniel named Lady and a street-smart, stray schnauzer called Tramp embark on many romantic adventures and fall in love. Stay around after the movie for the Super Saturday Family Hangout.

Hawks Well Theatre | The King & I

Based on the smash Broadway hit and movie about the King of Siam, the show promises to be a wonderful and memorable musical theatre experience for all the family featuring Sligo talent old and new. Runs nightly until Saturday with an extra matinee on Saturday afternoon.  

Scene + Heard Theatre Festival

This weekend the festival reveals their Children's Theatre programme. For the theatre critics of the future starting with Unicorns Are Real! for 4+, Made From Paper for 7-9, Eithne for 8+, and Bookworm for 8 to 108. Grab the family and head in + play. 

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