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Family Traditions with Sadhbh Devlin

Schools Event (Age 2nd class +)


Date: Thursday March 26th
Venue: dlr LexIcon, Level 4
Time: 11am
Cost: €3
Age: 2nd Class +


Join Writer in Residence Sadhbh Devlin for a special interactive, introduction to the work of classic Irish writer Eilis Dillon, who was born 100 years ago. Learn about The Family of Foxes washed up upon the Western Shore and The Wild Little House that got up on its legs and went searching for adventure. Explore Irish traditions and superstitions.

Curricular Links: ART; PLC; SPHE; SE.

Sadhbh Devlin is the author of two picturebooks in Irish: Bí ag Spraoi Liom! ('Come Play With Me!') illustrated by Tarsila Kruse) and Beag Bídeach ('Teeny Tiny', illustrated by Róisín Hahessy). Beag Bídeach was shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards, Gradam Réics Carló, the LAI Children's Book Awards and the iBBY Ireland Hans Christian Andersen Honours List. Sadhbh is currently the Writer in Residence in dlr LexIcon. You can find out more about her on www.sadhbhdevlin.ie.


To book your class in for this event, please email dlrlexiconlib@dlrcoco.ie or phone 01 280 1147.

2 teachers free per class group. Please arrive at least 30 mins in advance to be seated.

Event duration is approx. 1 hour.