IN-PERSON VISITSPaddy covers local built and natural heritage. School gardening is his speciality.
VIRTUAL VISITSExplore the wet and wild peatlands of Ireland from peatland formation, flora and fauna to archaeology.
IN-PERSON VISITSExplore the wet and wild peatlands of Ireland from peatland formation, flora and fauna to archaeology. Visits can be hosted within the classroom or outdoors on a local peatland reserve.
IN-PERSON VISITSOutdoor Visits to the local seashore, flower-spotting walks along the hedgerows in quiet laneways, school yard creative activities including species drawing blitzes, sea shell exhibitions and quizzes.
IN-PERSON VISITSCreative environmental education – Jessica connects children to nature and our environmental impacts through hands on experiences in outdoor spaces, school gardens and workshops in the classroom.
IN-PERSON VISITSWilliam aims to bring attention to the story of Ireland’s rich food heritage which has largely been undocumented. William believes in the importance of our connection to food heritage and culture and to explore the role that food must play in our own health and the health of our planet.
IN-PERSON VISITSIan brings practical, environmental and heritage education into schools through organic and wildlife gardening.
IN-PERSON VISITSBarry is a history and storytelling specialist who will explore local stories of pirates, giants, adventures and battles engaging and involving the children dramatically.
IN-PERSON VISITSMichael brings hands-on history shows to your school, providing experiential learning for children and making history fun and easy to learn.
IN-PERSON VISITSOutdoor learning, willow structure building, habitats to encourage pollinators into the school garden, planting with the seasons, weaving with willow and other natural sustainable materials to make individual 2D and group 3D projects,
IN-PERSON VISITSSarah offers workshops in medieval history, Ireland’s myths and legends, mindfulness, storytelling and local history, all tailored to fit your pupils needs. Sarah provides outdoor field trips to historical sites near your school which include personalised worksheets, arts and crafts.
IN-PERSON VISITSNiamh Ní Dhúill offers a range of workshops based around creating Natural Wild Gardens. I offer guided nature walks to discover and connect with the nature and local history in and around your school grounds. This includes learning about and connecting with some of our most common plants and habitats.
VIRTUAL VISITSThe story of pollinators, seeds and food: Children will be introduced to common wild pollinator species, why native wild flowers are important for their survival and why and how do plants produce seed and food.
IN-PERSON VISITSAll aspects of biodiversity and nature connection; gardening with nature, growing heritage food and saving seed; Pollinators and native wild plant species in the school grounds, how to attract, identify and protect.
IN-PERSON VISITSExploring your local Irish biodiversity throughout the seasons with your class and taking steps to care for it at school in a fun, active way.
VIRTUAL VISITSAlbert's virtual workshop will introduce students to the hidden lives of Ireland's bats and explore some of the myths and legends that shroud bats.
IN-PERSON VISITSWeaving history, archaeology, science, nature and technology, Séamus and the pupils design an outdoor educational trail particular to the locality, incorporating many strands of the history, geography and science curricula.
IN-PERSON VISITSSeosamh is a storyteller and tells tales for all ages through Irish and English. His stories include Irish folktales, stories in rhyme and song and stories from picture books for the younger classes.
IN-PERSON VISITSDarach works in environmental, outdoor and nature education - as a teacher of wild food foraging courses (specialising in seaweed), a leader of nature walks, a Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics trainer and a facilitator of wildcraft and Forest Schools programmes
IN-PERSON VISITSDeirdre's programmes offer a choice of many different options from architectural and rural landscapes, flora & fauna, local history, local resources and traditional crafts. She is trained in genealogy, local history and folk tradition and lore, and has a programme which will allow children to explore the past pupils of their school and recreate their own record for future generations of their school.
IN-PERSON VISITSNiamh's visits involve releasing children into nature to discover the wonder around them - to explore the biodiversity and habitats around the school grounds and local area. With Niamh children will explore the biodiversity under stones, the birds in the air and everything in between.
IN-PERSON VISITSVincent has been an organic farmer for over 25 years. He is passionate about the environment and is looking forward to sharing Cullahill Mountain and its environs with others.
VIRTUAL VISITSA virtual visit for children to learn about the history of spinning, dyeing and weaving in Irish homes and how to weave a wristband or wall-hanging.
IN-PERSON VISITSWith an in-person visit from Geraldine children will learn about the history of spinning, dyeing and weaving in Irish homes and how to weave a wristband or wall-hanging.
IN-PERSON VISITSField trips to streams/all habitats, biodiversity,eco education and art.
IN-PERSON VISITSSteffi is a qualified ecologist, environmental scientist and an accomplished craft worker. Her main areas of expertise are Irish rush- and straw craft, rope making, traditional woodwork and heritage gardening. Steffi works in three schools in Sligo, teaching arts/crafts and gardening.
IN-PERSON VISITSAuriel is a professional archaeologist with a background in archaeology and geography. She is passionate about the outdoors, particularly marine environments. She teaches archaeology, biodiversity, local history, geology and mythology. She loves sharing her knowledge, allowing students to engage with their surroundings in a fun and immersive way.