Richmond Barracks

Children’s History Workshop: Brigid the Goddess and Saint

Join Dublin’s Historian-in-Residence for Children Dervilia Roche for this free, interactive workshop for children aged 9 – 12 at Richmond Barracks.

As we prepare to celebrate St Brigid’s Day, discover the fact, fiction and folklore of Brigid as goddess and saint. Explore the rich and varied stories about her life, learn about traditions associated with her, and make your very own St Brigid’s Day cross.

All materials will be provided. 

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Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks 

In 2020, the Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks appointed Dublin’s first Historian-in-Residence for Children, Dervilia Roche.

The Creative Residency programme is made by Dublin City Council Culture Company.

The Historian-in-Residence for Children Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks is a partnership with Dublin City Council Culture Company and Dublin City Libraries.