Irish preschool hit Fia’s Fairies Greenlit for Season 2

RTEjr has announced 26 brand new episodes will begin airing in February 2025
Dublin, Ireland – October 12th 2023 – Building on its successful debut, Little Moon Animation
is pleased to announce the greenlight of the acclaimed Irish animated preschool series, Fia’s
Fairies, for its second season. The new season will comprise 26 fresh episodes, furthering
its mission to introduce and promote language learning for young global audiences. This will
bring the series total to 52×5’ episodes so far.

The popular series has been designed to introduce young viewers and their families to an
additional language, which for RTEjr is focused on learning Irish. Created by Little Moon
Animation, the series tells the story of Fia and her best friend Ameer as they go on
adventures to Fairy Island where they learn the enchanting Irish language from a pair of
fairies, Bláithín and Cuán, and all their magical friends.

Fia’s Fairies stars Dublin born Alisha Weir (Matilda The Musical – Netflix) alongside Elsie
Akinduko, Gráinne Bleasdale and Doireann Ní Chorragáin. Season One began broadcasting
on October 31st, 2022 and the multi-award nominated series recently took home the coveted
“Kids Choice Preschool Series” Award at the Irish Animation Awards 2023.

“I am thrilled that Fia’s Fairies Season 2 is returning to RTÉjr in 2025 and I know I’m not the only one that’s excited! This incredibly intuitive language series is back by popular demand for more fun and adventure in Fairy Island. Fia and her best friend Ameer, along with their fairy friends Bláithín and Cúán, have become firm favourites on RTÉjr with our preschool audience and parents and the clever storylines that embed language learning so seamlessly have delivered wonderful engagement across all of our platforms. We can’t wait!”

Head of Children’s & Young People’s Content at RTÉ, Suzanne Kelly, said of the greenlight

A key highlight of the forthcoming season is its introduction of new characters, locations and
will also feature unique musical episodes. Following the launch of the successful Fia’s
Fairies YouTube channel where familiar clips and songs in Irish have been viewed around
the world over 1,000,000 times, these brand new episodes will be crafted to resonate with
audiences of all ages, offering both entertainment and a deeper appreciation of the Irish

“Our vision for Fia’s Fairies has always been clear: to present the Irish language in a modern, accessible, and engaging format and to encourage children to become more autonomous language learners. This second season, particularly with its musical focus for young audiences, reaffirms our commitment to this goal and we are looking forward to seeing our audience connect further with our show.”

Vanessa Robinson, Creator and Producer of the series.

Director Eoghan Garvey remarked, “The overwhelming response to our first season was a
testament to the series’ potential. We are excited to build on this momentum and deliver a
compelling second season that captivates both our dedicated fan base and new viewers.”

Distributed by Monster Entertainment, it has also already begun broadcasting outside of
Europe in North America and Central Asia. Andrew Fitzpatrick, of Monster Entertainment,
said, “Buyers have responded really well to this adorable series so we’re delighted to be able
to bring them a second season so quickly.”

To further promote the Irish language, learning resources will be made available through a
dedicated website,, and various social media channels such as TikTok,
Instagram and Facebook, from early 2024.

Fia’s Fairies is produced with the support of Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland, RTEJr, the
Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and the incentives for the Irish Film Industry provided by
the Government of Ireland.

sales for S1 so far include: Kidstreet & Dreamscape in United States, YLE Finland,  Huashi China, Balapan Kazakstan, Saudia and Jetstar Airlines. There is also a revenue share deal with Megogo Ukraine (For Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Romania).

For sales and distribution queries, please contact Andrew Fitzpatrick of Monster

New Fia’s Fairies Christmas Songs as gaeilge – out now!

Ahead of the festive season, Little Moon has launched two new Irish language songs, “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” and “Deck The Halls”. Sung by Alisha Weir and Elsie Akinduko, these sing-a-long songs are available on the Fia’s Fairies official YouTube channel: