Leanbh: In Our Library

  • 21st Oct
  • 11:00
  • Free
  • Drogheda library
Family Events
For more information on this event please contact 041 98 33946


Taking place throughout the month of October, an ambitious programme that will thrill, engage, excite, create cultural experiences and facilitate learning for young people aged 6mths - 12yrs. In our Centre and in our Library, we plan to brighten up those autumnal October days with fun, creativity, and lots of giggles!

In partnership with Louth County Libraries, Droichead Arts Centre are delighted to present some free events over three Saturdays in October in Drogheda Library, Stockwell St. Featuring Storytelling with Grainne Rafferty as part of The Children's Book Festival, and Ireland's only travelling Marionette theatre. Drop in on Saturday 7, 14 and 21 October to enjoy the free entertainment. 

No booking required - Free admission


Storytelling With Grainne Rafferty

Sat 7 & Sat 14 Oct | 11:00am and 1:00pm | Age 4+ | Free Admission

Did you ever wonder how the Salmon got all the knowledge? Seanie the Salmon is an ordinary fish just like any other, but he has a dream. He wants to fly like the birds! Come and hear the trials of Seanie the Salmon and find out if he knows why the chicken crossed the road!
These Storytelling Sessions are brought to you in association with Louth County Libraries and The Children’s Book Festival which promotes reader development and literacy and highlights the importance of reading in children’s lives.


Red Riding Hood

Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre

Sat 21 Oct | 11:00am & 1:00pm | 50 mins | Age 4+ | Free Admission

Moon and Sixpence Puppet Theatre is Ireland's only travelling marionette theatre. This string puppet production features all the classic fairy-tale characters, with live music, sound eects and plenty of audience participation, as much from adults as from children.

"Highly commended   ..... theatre for tots" - The Irish Times