Cruinniú na nóg 2021 Festival a nationwide success

by Aishling Conway

People came from near and far to celebrate the children’s festival, Cruinniú na nÓg, which was held countrywide and featured art and performance collaboration with the nation’s young people and also included Ireland’s first Pixel Can Art , a recycling awareness campaign which spreads the recycling message by creating art from recyclable materials.

PHOTO – Conor McCabe, Peter Cavanagh and Justin Farelly 

Dún Laoghaire. Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Coouncil, Councillor Úna Power is pictured celebrating the children’s festival, Cruinniú na nÓg, which was held countrywide and featured art and performance collaboration with the nation’s young people and also included Ireland’s first Pixel Can Art , a recycling awareness campaign which spreads the recycling message by creating art from recyleable materials.

Photo by Peter Cavanagh
Pictured is Bianca Fingleton (age 7) from Dublin 8 at the ‘Mirror of Memory’ installation in North Clondalkin Library as part of the Mother Tongues’ Interactive Museum of Languages for Young Audiences (IMLYA) commissioned by South Dublin Creative Ireland programme for Cruinniú na nÓg 2021, co-funded by Languages Connect.
Picture Conor McCabe Photography.
Pictured is Bianca Fingleton (age 7) with her brother Samuel (age 11) from Dublin 8 at the ‘Mirror of Memory’ installation in North Clondalkin Library as part of the Mother Tongues’ Interactive Museum of Languages for Young Audiences (IMLYA) commissioned by South Dublin Creative Ireland programme.
Picture Conor McCabe Photography.
Pictured is Samuel Fingleton (age 11) from Dublin 8 at the ‘The Incal – knotted language of the Incas’ installation in North Clondalkin Library as part of the Mother Tongues’ Interactive Museum of Languages for Young Audiences (IMLYA) commissioned by South Dublin Creative Ireland programme.
Picture Conor McCabe Photography.
Pictured celebrating the children’s festival, Cruinniú na nÓg, which was held countrywide and featured art and performance collaboration with the nation’s young people and also included Ireland’s first Pixel Can Art , a recycling awareness campaign which spreads the recycling message by creating art from recyleable materials. Left to right were, Amelia, Willow and Réaltín Donnelly with Ruby Maher, Aoibh O’Daly and Peter Stamford.
Photo by Peter Cavanagh
Pictured celebrating the children’s festival, Cruinniú na nÓg, which was held countrywide and featured art and performance collaboration with the nation’s young people and also included Ireland’s first Pixel Can Art , a recycling awareness campaign which spreads the recycling message by creating art from recyleable materials. Left to right were, Sanvi and Srishti Khare and Heather Joyce with Steven Pettigrew from Every Can Counts who co ordinated the construction of the artwork.
Photo by Peter Cavanagh
Pictured celebrating the children’s festival, Cruinniú na nÓg, which was held countrywide and featured art and performance collaboration with the nation’s young people and also included Ireland’s first Pixel Can Art , a recycling awareness campaign which spreads the recycling message by creating art from recyleable materials. Left to right were, Madeleine Devine, Vanisha Gajjala and Ananya Codur, all from Dún Laoghaire.
Photo by Peter Cavanagh
Stephen O’Connor (9) from Dun Laoghaire joined dlr libraries for the annual national day of creativity and culture for children and young people across dlr.
Photo : Justin Farrelly.
Craobh Phiarais Ui Ghreagain joined dlr libraries for the annual national day of creativity and culture for children and young people across dlr.
Photo : Justin Farrelly.
Cliona and Maire Ni Shuilleabhain aged 6 and 10 from Sallynoggin joined dlr libraries for the annual national day of creativity and culture for children and young people across dlr.
Photo : Justin Farrelly.

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