Check out our media page for new videos created for Spring Into Story Time! A creative writing workshop for anyone who wants to write about magical creatures; a beautifully illustrated fairy tale and a folktale about a haunted mill are the latest additions to our fundus of storytelling videos. Have a look!
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Imagine you walk down the street past your local school and instead of seeing children on the school yard you see: fairies, pirates, gruffalos, ninjas, Where-Is-Wallies, dinosaurs and much more! Is it Halloween? No! It’s the 3rd of March and World Book Day! The day to celebrate books, and kids often dress up as their
Our thoughts are with the wonderful people of Ukraine. We will feature Ukrainian Folktales on this site, calling to mind the rich and beautiful culture and folklore of the country and its people. Our first Ukrainian folktale will be “The Glove”, a well-known and well-loved tale of sharing and living together in peace. It can
We will be performing in Cahir, Nenagh, Tipperary Town and Borrisokane Library for pre-schoolers on the 23rd and 24th of February. Our storytelling and puppetry show “Squeeze in a Read” will be performed for the Ireland Reads Campaign and the Ireland Reads Day (25th of February). We’re very much looking forward to bring our listeners
The Ireland Reads Campaign invites everyone to “Squeeze in a Read” on the 25th of February. As book-lovers, we’re sure to do that! We’ve also been asked to contribute to the Ireland Reads Campaign by Louth Libraries, Fingal Libraries and Tipperary Libraries. Tipperary Libraries have booked us for our first live events this year! More
We were delighted to be back live in Tallaght Library on the 6th of October for our creative writing workshop “Reaching For The Stars”! A fully booked workshop, a spacious room, face-shield for the teller and space slime for the kids – it was fun! We learned amazing facts about our planets, about black holes
Ready for some scary stories? Come and join Simone and Vinny the Vulture in this video for Fingal Libraries with Vinny’s encounter with a “scary” pumpkin and the story “Long Bony Fingers”! Do you dare to watch? Online until just after Halloween! Check out our Media page to watch the video.
Every year there is storytelling magic happening on the southern most island of Ireland, Cape Clear Island. The first weekend in September is firmly marked in our calendar. This year, like 2020, the festival took place online. While last year’s performers captured their stories on video for their story-hungry listeners, this year the festival was
StoryGate was delighted to be asked by the Goethe-Institut Dublin to work with them on a project about diversity in children’s books. “Who’s In Your Book” was a workshop held during Culture Night 2021 at the Goethe-Institut where Simone introduced her listeners to children’s books with divers characters and topics. The books introduced, discussed and