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Family Events around Dublin in 2017

Creative Makers Project
Creative Makers Project
  18/11 to 18/11
Sunday 18 November This special children’s event will introduce the Creative Makers project at the National Print Museum. Visit to find out more about the project and the Museum’s website to find out more about this event closer to the date. Admission: Free; Booking required
National Print Museum; Beggars Bush Barracks Dublin
Free Guitar Classes
Free Guitar Classes
  08/11 to 29/11
01 2888117
This free course runs every Thursday evening during November. All instruments provided. All you need to do is bring yourself and your favourite song along. Guitars will stay in the library for the month so that participants can practice between sessions.
Times: 18.30 - 19.10 Admission: Free //
Main St, Blackrock, Co Dublin
The Santa Dash
The Santa Dash
  02/12 to 02/12
Race Day Details: Where: Bull Island Beach When: 2nd December 2018, 12pm noon Distance: 5km or 10km Price: 25 Euro for Adults, 20 Euro for kids under 11 Website: Facebook: As part of the entry each participant gets a santa suit, post race tea and all kids get a visit to see santa.
Times: 11am-3pm
Bull Island Beach Dublin
The Jonathan Swift Festival
The Jonathan Swift Festival
  30/11 to 02/12
01 6603770
‘Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others’. Jonathan Swift All who visit the Museum during the Jonathan Swift Festival will have opportunity to print a special letterpress keepsake of a famous Johnathan Swift quote.
Times: Times vary. See webs Admission: Free
Beggar's Bush Complex, Haddington Road, Dublin 4.
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
ON THE FIRST Wednesday of every month, various heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works that normally charge admission throw their doors open for free. So it won’t cost you anything to bring the family to Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork; Athenry Castle in Co Galway; and Trim Castle in Co Meath and the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary – to name just a few. Visit website linke below for details of participating locations. (Note - not applicable at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Castle and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre). Admission: FREE
Various Locations