4th - 7th  October 2018


This family puppet show will be on in the main hall of Sallins National School

A bilingual puppet show, Viking Story Teller Mary Mary delights children aged 6-10 years and their families with tales of the Viking Gods and myths, illustrated by shadow puppetry. Afterwards the children will have a chance to respond creatively to her stories; or to draw or write their own favourite tale.

The young and not so young are sure to enjoy the fun!

€2 per person

We have plenty of activities lined up for kids including arts and crafts, a puppet making workshop, a family puppet show, story-telling for young kids, a treasure hunt and more...

Sult agus Spraoi - Kids/Family Events

We’ll have our popular story-telling workshop in Café Grange again this year,  with super stories for the little people (suitable for children that are 8 yrs old or younger)

We’ll also be welcoming back our friends from Barker & Jones to the caifé on the day , with their pop-up shop and collection of children’s and Irish cultural/Irish language interest books.

Author of Bí ag Spraoi Liom! and Beag Bídeach (Futa Fata), Sadhbh Devlin, will read and discuss creativity and composition with the children. You will also have the chance to try your own crafts and craftsmanship!

Kids arts and crafts

<8 yrs old . Sallins National School

Places limited

Puppet making workshop

for kids 8+ yrs old , Sallins National School

Places limited

Parents - Leave your children under our care and walk around the corner to the Café Grange for a “Caifé agus Ceol”. Sit back, enjoy the live music and enjoy your cup of tea or coffee and maybe even some cake!



11.00am - 12.00pm

Saturday, 6/10

12.00pm - 1.00pm

€3 per child



11.00am - 12.15pm

Free entry

Book online, reserve your place Book online, reserve your place No need to reserve your place. Pop in on the day! Puppet show with the viking story-teller Mary Mary! Story-Telling Arts & Crafts Puppet Making Workshop or

Sadhbh Devlin is a writer, columnist, presenter and television researcher. She lives in Wicklow. She was the presenter and artistic director of the TV series for An Fear Bréige broadcast on TG4, a series focused on the themes of ecology and craftsmanship. She also writes a regular column and is craft contributor to the Easy Parenting Magazine magazine. She spent a number of years working with the Comhluadar organisation, which supported families who were raising families with Irish.

Sadhbh’s first picture book Bí ag Spraoi Liom! was published in 2017 and her second picture, Beag Bídeach followed in 2018.