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Eurochild 2014

The final call for poetry for entry into Eurochild 2014 is now on. The final date for entries is March 14th.

Meanwhile, the judging for our sister project, YouthLife, is well underway, with assistance from our Young Editors. The as-yet-untitled… Continue reading

Hello Laois!

The Eurochild Project will visit a National School in Mountmellick and Durrow library tomorrow.

Eurochild Artwork received from children from different countries in Europe will be on display for the duration of the visit.

Looking forward to a day of fun and creativity!

Fáilte mór i nGaillimh

Chuaigh Eurochild go dtí An Cheathrú Rua, An Spidéal agus Baile Locha Riach í Contae na Gaillimhe, an seachtain seo caite.

Bhuail Eurochild le páistí agus múinteoirí óna Gaelscoil sa leabharlann í ngach áit. Léigh na páistí go leor… Continue reading

Eurochild in Galway

Children from schools in Tuam, Portumna and Ballinasloe got the chance to see some of the Eurochild artwork and multilingual poetry last week.

They also demonstrated their own creativity, by writing poems and participating in word games.

Thanks to Galway… Continue reading

Europe Day 9th May 2013

Eurochild Children's Poetry and Artwork Visits Tubbercurry


Eurochild celebrated Europe Day 2013 with a visit to Tubbercurry library in Sligo.

Children from both local schools showed great creativity, writing poems and participating in word games.

They were also given the opportunity to see some colourful art… Continue reading

Extended Deadline for Eurochild Applications

The deadline for receiving poetry and artwork applications for the Eurochild project has been extended to the end of September 2013!

Application forms are available by clicking here.


Eurochild Children's Poetry and Artwork

Visit to Dundalk Library

Eurochild Children's Poetry and Artwork Visits Dundalk


Thanks to Dundalk County Library for the warm welcome that they gave to the Eurochild Project  last

Tuesday 30th April 2013. Children from local schools unleashed their creative skills by writing poetryand participating in word games.

Artwork from… Continue reading

“Que Tes Langues” – Euro-École Festival 2013!

Eurochild Children's Poetry and Artwork at Euro École

“Europe Babel, Europe ma belle,
Que tes langues, que tes langues toujours,
Que tes langues chantent des mots d’amour”

A celebration of European languages, cultures and traditions, “Europe Babel”, the theme song of the Euro-École festival echoed around the… Continue reading

Salut Euro-École 2013!

Eurochild and children from Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Alainn in Cork will represent Ireland at the Euro École International Children’s Festival, which takes place in Nantes, between the 10th and 18th April 2013.

With water as this year’s theme, the aim… Continue reading

Eurochild Entries From Romania

Thanks to the European Literature Circle for their Eurochild poetry and artwork submissions from children in Romania.

The closing date for applications for the new Eurochild anthology is May 2013!


Eurochild Poetry and Artwork by Children

World Book Day 2013!

Rhythm, rhyme and rhetoric resounded around the walls of Mountmellick and Mountrath libraries for World Book Day last Thursday, 7th March 2013.

Enthusiastic, budding poets from Laois revelled in creativity, as they participated in word games and poetry assignments.

Raising… Continue reading

Eurochild at Douglas Christmas Markets

Are you planning on visiting the Douglas Christmas Markets at the Douglas Village Shopping Centre? Why not come along and say hello to us at the Tigh Filí stand!

We will have some Eurochild artwork entries on display, particularly those… Continue reading

Eurochild features on

An article on the Eurochild Project was recently featured on

Click on this link to read it :


Cork Community Radio

Many thanks to Cork FM Community Radio for hosting Bradshaw Books’ children’s writer in residence Laura Brett and, editorial assistant Bernadette Greenan on the Le Chéile show on Saturday. Laura and Bernadette joined show hosts Ann Dalton and Barra O’… Continue reading

Launch of Eurochild Anthology 2012

Eurochild 2012 was launched at the Backstage Theatre on the 6th November 2012 at 7pm.

The night kicked off with Victoria D’Oliveira reading her poem, which is featured in Braille in the Eurochild 2012 Anthology. Victoria, originally from Brazil, lives… Continue reading

Visit To Abbeyleix October 2012

On 12th October 2012 staff from the Eurochild Project Team visited Abbeyleix in County Laois, visiting the South School, Scoil Mhuire and Abbeyleix Library. Poetry workshops were held in both schools and copies of the Eurochild Anthology were presented to… Continue reading

Culture Night 2012 : Animation Workshop With Jane Lee

Cork Film Centre in conjunction with the Eurochild Project organised an animation workshop with Jane Lee  in Civic Trust House for Culture Night, on the 21st September 2012. The animation workshop encouraged children to  focus on their… Continue reading

Eurochild Moving WorLds Tour 2011-2012

Between September 2011 and February 2012, Eurochild went on tour across Ireland. Stopping off in counties Cork, Longford, Galway, Roscommon, Dublin and Kerry, the tour celebrated the work of all the young artists and poets who contributed to the Eurochild… Continue reading

Arts Council Touring and Dissemination Grant for Eurochild 2011

Eurochild is hitting the road again with the 2011 Moving Wor(L)ds Poetry Workshop Tour!
Thanks to the Arts Council Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme, the 2011 Eurochild Anthology will be travelling back to the children and young people the… Continue reading

2011 Cork Culture Night kicks off early with Eurochild Moving Worlds

The Eurochild Moving WorLds Poetry Tour will get events in Cork underway on Culture Night this year, Friday 23 September 2011.
The day begins at 2p.m. with a wild poetry workshop for children at Cork City Library (with poetry and… Continue reading

Eurochild 2011 Lord Mayor’s Presentation

Friday, 17 June 2011 (Cork City Council Chambers)

Capacity crowds are not common in the Cork City Council Chamber but that is what the Lord Mayor found waiting for him when he entered the room on Friday to the booming… Continue reading

Announcing the results – 2011 Eurochild Anthology!

May 2011                                                                            … Continue reading

The verdict is in – but we’re not telling yet!

April 2011   

The judges have completed their assessment of all the artwork and poetry submitted for his year’s competition, and named the hundreds of young creators who will be published in the 2011 Anthology. Those names will remain… Continue reading