Lots of fun stuff for the young and young at heart .

We are delighted to announce the SPF Óg Festival Strand. Family fun and community spirit are at the heart of every St. Patrick’s Festival, and this year is no different. Join one of the few practising seanchaithe in Ireland, for Irish Legends with Storyteller Eddie Lenihan.

Join the madcap adventures of Belfast’s Tumble Circus presents The MacCarnyson, a hammer smashing Belfast inspired circus movie like no other, with class circus, big laughs and dead-on skill. Enjoy Ballet Poulet by Fanzini Productions, a non-verbal, family friendly street show featuring clown, dance, circus, comedy and absurdity - two world class Olympian-level idiots bring you their latest masterpiece.

If science delights check out Science at Home with Dr. Dan Nickstrom and enjoy some crazy science experiments filmed at his secret laboratory in Co. Westmeath; while Ireland's Young Filmmakers is the chance to enjoy five special 15-minute film collections from the Fresh Film Festival, showcasing the best short films made by young people from Ireland.