Exhibitors 2018

Alliance Francais:

The aim of the Alliance Française in Dublin is to promote French culture, as well as to provide a space for intercultural exchanges between Ireland and the cultures of the French-speaking world. The Alliance Française Language Centre provides French courses for over 3,500 different students every year, both on the premises and in primary and secondary schools, universities, public departments and private businesses in the city centre and the greater Dublin area. They teach French for every age group, from 12 months onwards.

www.alliance-francaise.ie

Aloha Arithmetic:

ALOHA Mental Arithmetic is an after school educational programme for children aged 5 – 13 years of age. Our Students develop the ability to visualise a math problem by regular practise of the abacus and eventually the student will learn to solve the problem without the aid. Much more than a math class, ALOHA Mental Arithmetic classes include fun didactic games and group activities.

www.alohaireland.ie

Astropark

Astropark is the perfect venue for Kids Birthday Parties, Kids camps, School tours, sports team activities/end of season parties, community group activities, family special occasio!Astropark has a reputation as a fantastic new family friendly venue with innovative and exciting games.  If you’re looking for a new fun experience for your kids, family, and friends, then look no further.  Sutable for ages 4+

www.astroparkkids.ie

Big Bear Planetariums:

Big Bear Planetariums are mobile planetariums that teach you astronomy and space, how discover the universe, the stars and the wonders of the universe.

Much more than just a film show, Big Bear Planetariums brings to you an exciting exploration of the universe presented by Carl O ‘Beirnes one of Ireland’s leading astronomers and astrophotographer.

www.bigbearplanetariums.ie

 

Boom Bounce Ireland:

Ireland’s first revolutionary interactive bounce experience. Where innovation meets fun, exciting games, sounds and lights. It will keep the kids entertained for hours! A family run business providing new, unique and innovative products where safety and customer service is their primary focus.

www.boombounceireland.ie

Bricks 4 Kids:

Bricks 4 Kidz in Ireland provides project-based programmes designed to teach the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), to children aged 5-12. The programmes are designed in a fun and challenging way using LEGO®, Technic & Robotics. Specially designed project kits and theme-based models provide the building blocks for the Bricks 4 Kidz approach to educational play.

www.bricks4kidz.ie

Clouds Away Parent Coaching:

All families face challenges with parenting, especially in this modern age and this is where coaching can be invaluable. A parent coach provides the time and space for thought and exploration, ensuring that the parent is being heard and understood. Trevor Higgins has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Psychology, as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching. He also has 20 years of real-world experience working with children, teenagers and parents in a variety of capacities and services.

Contact 087-906-3233, info@cloudsaway.ie or www.cloudsaway.ie

Decare Dental:

DeCare is a dedicated dental insurance provider with over 10 years experience in Ireland. A subsidiary of DeCare Dental LLC,  one of the largest health benefit companies in the United States and a brand that is recognised for innovation and service. InIreland, DeCare combines this global strength and experience with local product, service and oral health expertise, assuring their members of a friendly, professional and dedicated service at all times.

www.decaredental.ie

Dinosaurs Around The World:

Dinosaurs Around the World shows how plate tectonics, land bridges, and volcanic activity allowed dinosaurs to disperse to all corners of the globe, giving each of the seven continents its own unique selection of these giant reptiles such as the mighty T. rex of North America, the swift Velociraptor of the Gobi Desert and the massive herbivore Amargasaurus form the tropical jungles of South America! www.ticketmaster.ie/dinosaurs-around-the-world-ambassador-theatre.

Dogs Trust:

Dogs Trust is Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity. Last year we rehomed over 3,000 Irish dogs. As part of their  commitment to reduce the number of stray and unwanted dogs in Ireland, they have a team of dedicated team of Education and Community Officers whodeliver Educational Workshops to primary schools completely FREE of charge. All their  workshops are fun, engaging and interactive. The focus is to deliver a message of Responsible Dog Ownership whilst educating children on how to stay safe around dogs.

www.dogstrust.ie

Dublin Stage School:

Acting, Singing & Dance classes for 4 – 18 year olds

​Dublin Stage School is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people through its performing arts schools – teaching Acting, Singing and Dancing for 4 – 18 year olds in Blackrock,Killiney and  Castleknock.

See www.dublinstageschool.ie/contact

Eirim Educational Psychologist:

Éirim, is a team of highly experienced psychologists and professionals passionate about supporting children and others with learning needs. Their vision is to enable every child to fulfil their potential and succeed with their education by providing the highest standard of individual educational assessment and by supporting staff and educators with unrivalled professional development training courses.

www.eirim.ie

 Emma Coogan School of Drama:

Students work on all aspects of Speech, Voice, Drama, Acting and Mime.Above all, classes are a fun and enjoyable experience for students. The class combines fun with a focus. The lively and imaginative basis of the class ensures that students quickly lose inhibitions and eagerly participate in class. In this way, students gain confidence and have great fun in the process! Students are motivated with specific aims, including; Performances, Recitals, Feiseanna and Royal Irish Academy of Music Examinations giving students a sense of direction, focus and accomplishment.

www.emmacoogan.com

Epic Irish Immigration museum:

EPIC tells the moving and unforgettable stories of those who left the island of Ireland, and how they influenced and shaped the world. EPIC embraces the past and the future with 1,500 years of Irish history and culture housed in its atmospheric vaults. The world’s only fully digital museum, experience this breathtaking story in state-of-the-art interactive galleries, complete with touch screens, motion sensor quizzes and a feast of powerful audio and video that bring Irish history to life.

 www.epicchq.com

Five Rivers Fostering

With a significant shortage of foster carers in Leinster, families are needed to care for children 0-18 years on an emergency basis and also forlonger term care up until the child reaches 18 years. The time to care for a child, having a spare bedroom, with their own children being over 3 years of age are essential requirements.

www.fiveriversfostering.ie

Gaiety School of Acting:

Gaiety School of Acting The National Theatre School of Ireland has been providing actor training in Ireland since 1986, and to this day pride themselves on instilling hundreds of students every year with confidence, creativity and a love of the arts. They offer acting classes for adults in our Temple Bar HQ and for children across our three Young Gaiety Schools; Temple Bar, Malahide and Bray.

www.gaietyschool.com

Glasnevin Cemetery – Ireland’s History Carved in Stone!

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers exciting and engaging education programmes and activities for primary students, closely linked to the school curriculum. Students and teachers can make use of interactive exhibits and interesting learning packs which are sent out prior to their visit. As both the guardian and storyteller for over 1.5 million people, these people helped shape the Ireland of today. They want to share their stories and times with you through tours of the cemetery, a visit to the museum or through a genealogy search for your family history.

www.glasnevintrust.ie

Hotel Wesport:

Hotel Westport is a family owned 4 Star Hotel perfectly positioned in the heart of Westport Town on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Whether you are looking for accommodation in Westport, family fun in Westport House & Pirate Adventure Parkor planning to explore County Mayo, Connemara or the Wild Atlantic Way, Hotel Westport provides the ideal base for you.  There is something for everyone!

www.hotelwestport.ie/

Junior Einsteins:

Junior Einsteins  are passionate about bringing a love of science and learning to primary school aged children. They bring the WOW factor to the science facts! They provide: Science Parties, After-School Science Clubs, Primary Science Workshops & TY/4th Year Workshops, Super Whole School Science Shows, Science Hallowe’en, Easter & Summer Camps, Science Corporate Events, and Science Family Events & Festivals.

www.junioreinsteinsscienceclub.com/

Just Sing

An exciting fundraising show where the kids are the stars for the day as they join the professional cast of the JUST SING! show on-stage to sing their favourite songs!

Performing as Group Acts the focus is firmly on the fun and comradery as the kids step on-stage with their friends to sing their favourite Musical, Pop or Disney songs.

With our high-energy presenter Doug Murray aka Electric Eddie (RTÉ 2FM/Q102)interactive audio visual production and a choreographed show performed by our professional cast of ‘Hi 5-style’ performers… the only thing the kids have to do is step on-stage and…JUST SING!

www.justsing.ie/

 

Johnny Magory Books 

These books are all about our beautiful country and aim to educate and instill a sense of pride and passion in young children about Irish heritage, wildlife and culture.

They have been shortlisted for the CAP Awards 2017 ‘Best Junior Book’ category.

Johnny Magory Books are official partners to CMRF Crumlin with €1 from the sale of every book going directly to the charity.

www.johnnymagory.com

 

DLR Mill Theatre:

Since opening in May 2006 they have staged a wide variety of performing arts, community theatre, visual art, comedy, music, and children’s shows. They bring many people together both on and off stage.

www.milltheatre.ie/

OPW Family Attractions:

Castletown House  When it was built in the 1720s, Castletown set a radical precedent and it is an extraordinary part of our cultural inheritance. Now, as the OPW breathes contemporary life into Ireland’s earliest and finest Palladian house, it is trailblazing once more. Farmleigh Estate,  historic house holding important collections, an art gallery, a working farm, and the official Irish State guest house, Farmleigh House and Estate is open seven days a week, all year round.

Parentline:

They offer support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent and the reassurance that, whatever the problem, you’re not the first parent to face it. Sometimes, all you could need is a listening ear. If you think you could do with a listening ear to help you through your parenting difficulties then call on LoCall 1890 927277 or 01 8733500

http://www.parentline.ie

Quality Hotel Clonakilty:

Super Family Friendly

Situated in beautiful Clonakilty, the Quality Hotel & Leisure Club is the perfect base for touring the very scenic, West Cork region.  The hotel is just a 45-minute drive west of Cork City and is equipped with every home convenience to make your stay a pleasurable one.

  • Spacious Rooms
  • Award-winning  Leisure Club with 20m Swimming Pool
  • Unique Children’s Facilities such as the Indoor Play zone
  • Clonakilty Adventure Centre
  • Fantastic Deals and Special Offers for Clonakilty, West Cork
  • Excellent Dining Options in Lannigans Restaurant & Oscars Bar
  • Meetings and Conference Rooms

www.qualityclonakiltyhotel.com

RDS Primary Science Fair:

A great day out for the entire class, the RDS Primary Science Fair showcases STEM investigations (science, technology, engineering and maths) undertaken by 4th-6th class and Key Stage 2 primary school-aged children, alongside an exciting science-themed entertainment programme, including large-scale science shows and interactive exhibits. With a core focus on children’s skills development, it brings together teachers, parents and students to showcase class projects, share experiences and learn from each other.

Rockbrook International:

English language immersion programmes are a great way for children to improve their speaking and listening skills on a day-to-day basis. Studying in a local school with Irish students, staying with a lovely host family with younger children and being fully immersed in the local community offer a uniquely enriching and rewarding experience for any child that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

www.rockbrookinternational.com/

St Patrick’s Cathedral Grammar School:

A co-educational, voluntary secondary school under the patronage of the Board of Governors. Currently there are about 175 pupils from all over the greater Dublin area and further afield. The school is situated beside St Patrick’s Cathedral, which provides an ancient setting for major services and special occasions.

www.spcgs.ie

Trinity Zoology Dept:

They make discoveries, educate and engage society in the science of whole organisms with a particular focus on animals. Through their research, education and engagement with society they advance scientific understanding and contribute solutions to global challenges to the environment, health and human wellbeing.

www.tcd.ie/Zoology/

Wooly Ward’s Farm:

Scary Mary set up Wooly Ward’s Farm in 2011, with the intention of giving a hands on experience with the animals to both children & adults alike. Wooly’s aim to educate and entertain all.

Mary & her family have expanded their operation into a mobile petting farm with 3 units on the road attending children’s parties, family fun days, educational events such as schools & montessori’s, nursing homes & corporate visits.

www.woolywardsfarm.com