Lullaby Leaf is a captivating, fun-filled, and immersive theatre experience created by Ceol Connected, for young children with Down Syndrome and their guardian/carer.
What is it like to live on a giant leaf?
Prepare for whooshing winds, gigantic raindrops, busy bugs, and bursts of colourful canopy in this joyful multi-sensory performance. With the gentle unfurling of a leaf, a soothing sensory world is brought to life through music and song, light, smell, movement, and touch.
Supported by Creative Ireland regions Monaghan, Cavan, Louth & Meath, Music Generation Cavan/Monaghan, Baboró International Arts Festival for Children (with support from Bank of Ireland Begin Together Arts Fund).
Lullaby Leaf at Íontas is presented as part of Tradoodle Festival Monaghan.
Shows are on Tues 15th, Wed 16th, & Thurs 17th November.
Experience the thrill of sean nós dancing as you shuffle and stamp in this fun-filled workshop with sean nós dancer extraordinaire Caoimhe Ní Mhaolagáin.
Parents/guardians must stay and are welcome to join in!
Age Range: 3+ years
Duration: 60 mins
Price: €5 parent+child
Traditional Irish Songs for Children singing workshop
Do you love to sing? Then this workshop is perfect for you!
Join Aileen Lambert and enjoy an afternoon of singing and learning traditional songs. You will be introduced to a broad range of songs – from tall tales of amazing adventures to songs of complete nonsense. Guaranteed to get everyone moving and singing at the top of their voices!
Age Range: 8+ years
River Creatures – mask making workshop
Join puppeteer Emma Fisher-Owen and make an amazing River Creature mask!
In this workshop, you will imagine swimming along the River Blackwater. What creatures will you meet under the water and along the riverbank? Using lots of materials, you will then make your very own River Creature Mask. Afterwards, you can join the other River Creatures and wear your mask to the lunchtime session and concert afterwards!
Time: 12 – 1pm
Age Range: All ages
River Blackwater Session
River Blackwater Session Come have a boogie!
Feel free to bring along an instrument and join in, or if you prefer, sit back, relax, and listen to some tantalising tunes.
Suitable for beginners.
Age Range: All ages
Ceol Na Síog – Grainne Holland
The fairies are inviting you to visit the magical world around us: the natural world. You’ll find them among the flowers, hiding in tops of the trees, in the shade of the full moon or under the waves. The fairies are waiting to share their songs with you.
Join singer, songwriter and storyteller Gráinne Holland and band on a journey to the magical world of the fairy folk. Through stories, songs, music and dance we shall explore the magic and beauty of nature.
Join The Whistleberries in the treetops where a toe-tapping, tale-telling, hip-shaking hooley awaits! Deeply rooted in Irish traditional music, TREEHOUSE is a unique traditional music performance for children that is sure to have everyone singing along. With mesmerising melodies on whistles, guitar, keyboard, fiddle and percussion, you can look forward to a wonderfully interactive big-band show that will have audiences of all ages hooked.