National Playday 2017

National Playday 2017

As part of National Playday- County Roscommon are celebrating their 10th Annual Playday

Sunday 25th June 2017  

Lough Key Forest Park 1.30pm-5.30pm                                    

Official Opening by Cathaoirleach of Roscommon

Councillor Tony Ward 

The theme for 2017 is ‘Fun and Active’ 

Activities on  the Day    

Opening address by Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council Tony Ward 2.30pm.     

  • Registration & Adventure Playground 1.40pm- 4.30pm      
  • Castlerea Inflatables 1.30pm     
  • Soccer, Fun & Games 2.30pm Green      
  • GAA Football Games 2.30 Green     
  • Irish Dancing Demonstration- 1.40pm Registration Tent      
  • Big Blue Play Bus 1.30pm-5.00pm Car park 
  • Storytelling 2.45pm & 3.45pm (Children must be accompanied by Parents/Guardians) Registration Tent      
  • Face Painting €2 charge towards Crumlin Children’s Hospital 2pm -5.00 pm, Registration Tent
  • Balloon Race €1 charge towards Crumlin Children’s Medical Research Centre 4.30pm  Registration Tent

Fun for all the Family! 

Children must be supervised at all times by Parents/  Guardians 

The aim of National Playday is to help increase awareness of the importance of play.   

Nominated charity for the day is The Children’s Medical Research Foundation, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin-Permit Number RLDIV-02-98842/15   

For further information please contact Louise Woods, Roscommon County Childcare Committee on 094 9622540 or e mail

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