Posts Tagged ‘children’

Science Funday: Atalantaquaria


Galway Atlantaquaria (The Promenade, Salthill) in partnership with Discover Science and Engineering and the Marine Institute will host a Family Funday to celebrate the launch of Science Week on Sunday the 10th November. Running from 11am to 5pm the event is aimed at people of all ages. Key features on the day will include the “Exploration Dome” which will offer young and old alike a journey through the oceans, stars and space. Dale Treadwell and the Mad Scientist will be present, each bringing alive their own particular brand of science. Explore wildlife with Dale and discover the science behind Energy with the Mad Scientist.

There will be lots of fun activities for children to get involved in. They can roll up their sleeves and get involved in some interactive science experiments as well as trying out our arts & crafts area. Jumping Clay will also be there with their unique brand of mouldable clay, while face painting will appeal to even the youngest children.

This event will run this Sunday, November 10th, from 11 am to 5 pm. There will be discounted prices for all admissions on the day, a family ticket for 1 adult and 2 children will be €17.50 and for 2 adults and 2 children will be €25

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Róisín Beag: Silent (but deadly) disco

A fun activity for children and adults within the Baboró Festival is this SILENT DISCO planned for Sunday (October 20th) at 15 h.

Children must be 7 – 12 years. Individual tickets are 6 euros. Also you can get Family Tickets for 4 people (20 Euros)

This will be the second Disco Baboró organizes in the Seapoint Ballromm (in Salthill), this time with a touch of Hallowe’en madness so everybody is invited to dress up in the finest gore and gruesome


There will be two deadly Róisín Beag DJs mixing up a storm and more. Beware of surprises…

You can book the tickets here


Story telling at Charlie Byrne’s


Sometimes it seems that there are not too many children activities in Galway. Perhaps, from the point of view of a foreigner in Ireland, because it is better advertised any activity related to the pubs and the night life and, especially here, due to the economic relevance of the universitary students and young people from all around the world.

But there are many things to do with children in Galway, and one of them is happening this Saturday at 11 am in the bookshop Charlie Byrne’s (The Cornstore, Middle Street).

We think their description of the event is so clever that we are simply quoting them:

Our Teddy Bears have been missing out on all this good weather – so we’re having a Teddy Bear’s Picnic at storytime. Teddy Bears are invited to a bumper session of teddy themed stories and fun on Saturday morning at 11 am, with picnic treats. Humans are also welcome too!


I hope your inner child enjoys it too.