February 21, 2019

As children grow older, risky play is crucial to the development of their decision making abilities.

Managing risk in childhood activities can be subjective and, as a parent or guardian, only you will know what is appropriate for you and your family.

I would like to help you with some practical tips for reducing risk with children during outdoor play as well as s...

January 10, 2018

We've got some great Trail Kids items up for sale. 


All T-shirts now €5

All Fleeces now €10

We've a limited supply of fleeces, fleece-hoodies, hats and some t-shirts for 2018

How to order? email kevin@trailkids.ie your order from the sizes below - an invoice will be sent and payment should be processed through PayPal. You do not need...

June 15, 2017

Last night saw start our first trial with IMRA to make it easier to introduce children to the sport of trail and mountain running. 

We aimed to combine the racing for the parents and quality trail runs for the children with the emphasis on the children having a great time running through the woods having fun. Our main goal for all of these sessions is to develop...

May 20, 2017

Well what a day. What started out with a very productive application form for the Social Entrepreneur's Bootcamp turned out to be very worthwhile! 

150 applicants applied and 50 were selected for the initial bootcamp. Here all 50 got 10 minutes to pitch their vision to an amazing panel of judges - CEO's, Dragons, Innovators and social entrepreneurs. There i...

May 14, 2017

Danni recently qualified with a Sport Science degree from the Institute of Technology, Carlow with a first class honours.  Trail Kids has allowed Danielle to pursue her passion in promoting an active and healthy lifestyle for young people.   

Danielle has been an advocate of the importance of exercise for several years and has vast experience...

May 14, 2017

Day 1 – Fun on the Run 1

Wow, that was amazing! The very first Trail Kids Kilkenny ‘Fun on the Run 1 & 2’ sessions took place and what a great bunch of kids turned up. We took full advantage of the beautiful sunny evening in Castlemorris woods and jumped on and off the slack-lines for some balance, movement skills practice and core strengthening. We had dodged...

May 11, 2017

Trail Kids started back in May 2015, nearly exactly 2 years to the day. Set up in 2015 between Kevin O’Brien and Mark Eiffe as a social enterprise...

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