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Exploring Local History

Exploring Local History
This new Summer course extends an invitation to delve into the rich history of Sligo's political, cultural, social, and economic landscapes. The course focuses on a hands-on, interactive exploration of historical people, places, and events that have shaped both local and national identities. With a unique blend of field trips, digital technology, and collaborative project-based learning, participants will unearth Sligo's historical gems, from its ancient megalithic sites to its pivotal roles in Irish history.

The course will include field trips to local sites such as the Sligo town walking tour route, the Armada shipwreck on Streedagh Beach,  and Ireland's oldest megalithic tombs in Carrowmore.

Equip yourself with the knowledge, resources, and methodologies to inspire your students and foster a deeper connection with their local heritage. If you're passionate about local history and eager to deepen your understanding of County Sligo, then this new course is tailor-made for you.

Course Properties

Course date 01-07-2024 9:25 am
End Date 05-07-2024 2:00 pm
Fee €50.00
Speaker Eamon Cassidy
Select Hours 20
Location Grange National School