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.
IN-PERSON VISITSJoin YouTuber, John D Ruddy in bringing history to life in your classroom through art, storytelling and much more!
IN-PERSON VISITSJohnny teaches woodworking skills, studying trees, wood and their uses. He offers visits around textiles and spinning where children study and work with various fibers and materials . The pupils will learn to spin a thread and weave on a board loom.
IN-PERSON VISITSBarbara facilitates nature based activities such as nature awareness games, nature crafts, bug hunts, schoolyard species identification workshops, scavenger hunts, and learning about historical use of natural materials - and many other Forest School inspired activities.
VIRTUAL VISITSAs part of the themed virtual visits the children will get involved in practical, hands-on activities such as planning and designing an outdoor classroom as well as sowing seeds and growing potatoes.
VIRTUAL VISITSWhether the starting inspiration are old Irish hero tales or the encountering of hidden clues to trees and animals living alongside us, Chris explores curriculum topics through story-telling, drama and creative writing for all class age groups.
IN-PERSON VISITSEmma focuses on people’s interaction with nature through time. These interactions may be the use of a plant or an animal, the use and modification of local landscapes, or simply taking in the nature around us and expressing appreciation for it through arts and crafts. Students are invited to explore these themes through hands-on activities in and out of the classroom.
IN-PERSON VISITSDale’s visits introduce students to the 5 B’s of Biodiversity: Bug’s; Butterflies; Bees; Bats, and Birds with a mix of stories, outdoor activities and games as well as practical gardening experience.
IN-PERSON VISITSArt and heritage workshops and trails where children learn about Ireland’s prehistory, ancient art and culture.
VIRTUAL VISITSTraditional Songs For Children focusing on telling a story through writing new songs in the traditional style using existing airs from the tradition while incorporating the Irish language and encouraging each child to create their own unique illustrated song book.
IN-PERSON VISITS"When you connect with nature you connect with yourself" - Dr. Mike Rayel. Gráinne is passionate in her belief that we all need to feel at home in the natural world if we are to be happy and content. Being outdoors while engaging in meaningful activity and creative play is essential for the holistic development of the child. This is at the core of what she offers to schools.
IN-PERSON VISITSMary is a visual artist who engages children with their artistic and cultural heritage through fun art programmes, workshops and murals. She uses a broad range of art media and covers diverse themes to inspire and stimulate their ideas and creativity.
VIRTUAL VISITSKaren offers two virtual workshops: 1)Exploring Biodiversity in a 2m Radius in the Garden using Art; 2) Exploring the Biodiversity of the Seashore using Art
IN-PERSON VISITSKaren offers a variety of creative, cross-curricular workshops, which use art to stimulate and engage children in learning about their natural environment and locality.
VIRTUAL VISITSNora offers interactive online workshops on the earliest writing in Ireland found on ogham stones around the country.
IN-PERSON VISITSNora offers in-person visits on early medieval Ireland generally and more specifically around the earliest writing in Ireland found on ogham stones. Visits can be based around around a local site, such as an ogham stone, early church site or ringfort and would include a field trip to the site where possible.
VIRTUAL VISITSRevealing animals' secrets. Learning (mostly!) about the badger and fox from signs they leave behind.
IN-PERSON VISITSNature and biodiversity in all aspects, focusing on hands-on experience.