Is it teething time for your little one?

There are plenty of events to keep both you and the kids happy this Bank Holiday weekend.


Easter Eggstravaganza at Westport House, Co. Mayo


When: Sunday, 5th April 2015

Where: Westport House, Co. Mayo

Cost: Regular admission charges apply.


You’ll look high and low for clues to enter to win some great prizes while enjoying the gorgeous grounds of Westport House & Gardens. Pinkie Rabbit is back to help celebrate the holiday and the first 300 children to complete the hunt will receive a complimentary egg. Every family that finishes will be entered to win some great prizes being awarded at 5:30pm. Be sure to get there early – it promises to be an egg-cellent day out for all the gang!


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Mad Hatters Tea Party, Co. Dublin


When: Sunday, 5th of April

Times: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Where: Deerpark, Mount Merrion

Cost: Free


Its the first event in a great new season of dlr events and a celebration for all the family of all things Easter! The Easter Bunnies are in training right now at a secret location, learning how to set up the Easter Trail. This crack team of egg laying rabbits will deliver their Easter eggs and trail clues to the Mad Hatters Tea Party early on Easter Sunday and your job is to follow the Easter Trail clues, claim your egg and join in the Tea Party.


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Easter Egg-Stravanganza at Dublin Zoo, Co. Dublin


When:  Sunday 5th and Monday 6th April, 

Times: From 11am 

Where: Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park

Cost: Admission to the Zoo


You're invited to take part in the annual Easter Treasure Trail, which will keep visitors of all ages entertained as clues will be hidden all around the Zoo. The Easter bunny will be the star guest at the Bunny Hop disco, which will take place on the Great Lawn. There will also be festive keeper talks along with arts and crafts. 


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Easter Egg Trail at Fota House, Co. Cork


WhenFriday, 3rd and Saturday, 4th April

Times: 10am to 4pm.

Where: Fota House, Co. Cork


The annual Easter Egg Trail at Fota House will take place but this year the gardens of Fota House will be transformed into the magical world of Alice in Wonderland.  This is to celebrate the 150th year of Lewis Carrolls fairytale book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Children will follow the map around the gardens taking them down the rabbit hole, visit the Queen’s croquet ground, take a picture at the tree of mirrors, run the caucus race and ponder which road to take at the many crossroads. The trail will end at the amazing Mad Hatters Tea Party in the Victorian Frameyard Garden.  There’ll be lots of surprises along the way with strange and wonderful creatures on the route.


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Become an Eggsplorer in support of Barnardos, Co. Dublin


​When: Saturday, 4th April

Times: 10:30am - 12:30pm and 2:00pm - 4:30pm 

Where: Merrion Square, Co. Dublin


Every Eggsplorer will receive a delicious Cadbury Easter Egg on completion of the trail plus there will be plenty of other eggciting entertainment for all the family to enjoy in the Cadbury Eggsplorer village including magicians, face painting, a Hulahoop Disco, a Bubble Garden plus much much more! Families will also get to enjoy some FREE treats from Cadbury and Friends including The Natural Confectionary Company, Oreo, Cadbury Hot Chocolate and Kenco Coffee!


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Easter Egg Hunt at the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, Co. Cork


When: Monday, 6th April

Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind,​Model Farm Road, Co. Cork


The fun-filled event will take place from 12:00  - 3:00pm and there will be an Easter egg for all participants.

Not just for kids, there will be plenty of entertainment to keep the whole family happy and you will get to meet their dogs, and take a tour of the training centre.


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Wild Rosanna Estate Egg Hunts Ashford, Co. Wicklow 


When: Saturday, 4th and Sunday, 5th April

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm  

Where: Wild Rosanna Estate, Ashford, Co. Wicklow


This year Wild Rosanna Estate is hosting a series of Easter Egg Hunts for families in the Wild Wicklow countryside. You will get to see a newborn Easter lamb, test your orienteering skills while hunting for Easter Eggs in the Wild Rosanna, climb a tree to reach an Easter Egg or race and win some in the Easter Egg Horse Race!


For more details call 0404 34776.




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