Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Ceisteanna (250)

Pat Deering

Ceist:

250. Deputy Pat Deering asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the plans in place for children in counties Carlow and Kilkenny to participate in the 2019 Cruinniú na nÓg festival; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24516/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

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. 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.

The inaugural Cruinniú na nÓg took place on 23rd June 2018 with over 500 events taking place in cities, towns and villages across the country.

This year’s event will take place on Saturday 15th June 2019.  Details of the almost 750 events are available on https://cruinniu.creativeireland.gov.ie/events/.  Events for Carlow and Kilkenny can be found by filtering for ‘Carlow’ or ‘Kilkenny’ in the ‘Select your Location’ section of the Events page.