The Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Councillor Úna Power launched a ‘Scéal Trail’ at Dundrum Library with the children from 2nd class at Balinteer Educate Together National School in preparation for the Cruinniú na nÓg children’s festival, which was held on June 12, 2021.
The story featured at Dundrum is The Vanishing Lake by author and illustrator Paddy Donnelly which tells a tale of mysterious happenings at Lake Loughareema in County Antrim which intrigue a local child Meara.
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.
For more information on this years festival see cruinniu.creativeireland.gov.ie
(Photo by Peter Cavanagh)