Families in Donegal are in for a treat next month when the annual Minecraft convention, MineVention, returns to Dublin’s RDS.

Minecraft is the hugely popular computer game beloved of millions of children and teenagers across the globe.  The game is set in a world of varying terrains and habitats, where players dig (i.e. mine) and build (i.e. craft).

The MineVention event features everything from Minecraft tournaments and meet-and-greets with world-famous Minecraft player to panel discussions, costume contests and more.  It takes place at the RDS on April 14-15 and the event organisers are calling on schools and families in Donegal to get involved.

Opportunity for Donegal Schools

Commenting, Lisa O’Brien from MineVention said: “Minecraft is an educational game and has become hugely popular in schools across Ireland.  We know lots of teachers using it as an educational resource and building it into their school projects.

“Now, in the run-up to MineVention, we’re calling on Donegal schoolchildren who have used Minecraft in the classroom to get in touch.  They can apply to have their projects showcased at our event, which will attract thousands of Minecraft fans over the weekend of 14th and 15th April.

“If there any class groups in Donegal that would like to show off their work and meet some of the global stars of Minecraft, we’d love to hear from them!  To get in touch, they just need to email [email protected].”

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