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‘Virtually There’ – the next phase of our virtual residency programme

We are delighted to be continuing our virtual residency programme in 2011, thanks to continued support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
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Travelling Library Presentation at COLICO Meeting in Donegal

Donegal County Librarian, Eileen Burgess and Libraries NI Business Manager, Trisha Ward, made a joint presentation at a recent COLICO meeting in Donegal about the inaugural tour of the Kids’ Own Travelling Library, which was funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs.
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Ding Dong launched in Bundoran Library

Parents, children and library staff came together last week in Bundoran Library for the regional launch of Ding Dong, right or wrong.
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Last workshops in Fintown and Arranmore

Today was the last day for Kids’ Own at the Ag obair le chéile workshops with parents and their pre-school children in Fintown and Arranmore in Donegal. It was fantastic!
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Sligo kids on RTE News2Day

RTE’s News2Day was present at the Ding Dong book launch event on Thu 18th of November. Check out their footage from the event on RTE player until Thu 25th of November! Ding Dong, Right or Wrong launch event on RTE News2Day Order Ding Dong on the Kids’ Own website!
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Minister for Children attends the launch of Ding Dong

Kids’ Own was delighted to launch a brand new publication last week, called ‘Ding Dong, Right or Wrong: Children’s rights, needs and visions for the future’, which was made by children in Sligo, Derry, Bundoran and Enniskillen as part of our Travelling Library cross-border tour (funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs Reconciliation Fund).
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Kids’ Own: Call for artists

Kids’ Own is inviting submissions from artists based in Northern Ireland to take part in a virtual artist-in-residence programme in 2011.
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Ag obair le chéile

Kids’ Own are working with the Donegal Library Service to create opportunities for parents and their children to play and be creative together. Read on for workshop times & locations!
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Call for artwork of young people

Eksperimenta! Estonia: call for submission of art work Kids’ Own has been invited to participate in Eksperimenta! 2011 in Estonia as Irish curator for this international exhibition and celebration of young people’s art. We are currently seeking submissions of art work made by 14-19 year olds, from youth arts workers, youth organisations, artists, young people, or anyone else who has engaged in an artistic
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