Heritage Council tutorials for primary school children
The Schools' Folklore Collection: John O'Neill
Learn now to access the Schools' Folklore Collections - includes activities where children are encouraged to ring grandparents with questions on what life was like when they were children.
Learn to sing 'Na Blathanna': Aileen Lambert
Learn the words to a lovely Irish song 'Na Blathanna' and including a little folklore on each flower mentioned in the song. Performed by Aileen Lambert.
Noticing nature in your local park: Dr Paddy Madden
Learn to identify some of the wildlife you might see on you springtime walks.The film is presented by Dr Paddy Madden.
Wildlife Art for Beginners: Gordon D'Arcy
Learn how to draw some of our common birds using simple shapes. The film is presented by Gordon D'Arcy.
How to Podcast: Peter Baxter
Learn how to create podcasts about your local heritage and using technology you have at home. The film is presented by Peter Baxter.
Online Time Machine: John D. Ruddy
Learn how to use online resources to explore the past using maps and illustration research techniques. The film is presented by John D. Ruddy.
Backyard BioBlitz: Fionn Crombie Angus
Fionn explains what a BioBlitz is and what equipment and guides are useful to have before leading us through a blitz of his own back garden. The film is presented by Fionn Crombie Angus and filmed by Jonathan Angus.
Wildlife Safari: Albert Nolan
Spring in action with Albert and Harry and discover the beautiful wildflowers that can be found growing in your garden, woods and hedgerows. This film is presented by Albert Nolan with assistance from Harry and Lucy.
Music of the Plants Part 1 (Violet): Marina Levitina
An introduction to the Violet in springtime in an Irish woodland through music and art. This film is presented by Marina Levitina.
Music of the Plants Part 2 (Beech): Marina Levitina
An introduction to the Beech tree in springtime in an Irish woodland through music and art. This film is presented by Marina Levitina.
Let's go Fishing!
An introduction to the ancient world of weaving and basket making including step-by-step instruction from Beth Murphy on how to weave a fish from willow or materials you might have at home.