3Kids is a three-hour children's strand which airs daily on Irish television channel be3, and formerly on 3e.[1][2]


3kids began broadcasting on 3e from 27 June 2016, presented by Claire Flynn and Ollie Kelly, both newcomers to television.[1] The programming block airs seven days a week from 07:00 to 10:00,[1] and features shows including Barney & Friends,[1] Babar and the Adventures of Badou,[1] Ghosts of Time,[2] Jibber Jabber,[2] Origanimals,[1] Rainbow Ruby,[2] Stella and Sam,[2] Teletubbies,[1] and The Wiggles.[1]

On 9 January 2017, 3Kids moved to 3e's new sister channel, be3.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h ""3Kids" is coming to 3e!". 
  2. ^ a b c d e O'Shea, Cormac (20 June 2016). "TV station 3e unveil new children's morning block for kid-friendly shows". 
  3. ^ "UTV Ireland becomes be3 as TV3 group rebrands channels". Irish Times. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "UTV Ireland broadcasts for the last time amid rebrand". Irish Examiner. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017.