Seamus Ó Dubhagáin
- Science, History, Geography
- Curriculum Strands:
- Local Studies (History), Early people and ancient societies (History), Continuity and change over time (History), Human environments (Geography), Natural environments (Geography), Environmental awareness and care (Geography/Science)
- Counties catered for:
- Clare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Offaly, Tipperary, Waterford
- Classes catered for:
- All Classes
Retired principal of Gaelscoil Bhríde, Séamus introduces the children to the story of their own place and assists them in designing an educational trail for the school, which incorporates many strands from the history, geography and science curricula.
Séamus will discuss the teacher’s concept of the locality and their preferred methods of presentation before the workshop. Ar ndóigh, beidh fáilte ar Leith roimh ghnó trí Ghaeilge.
Séamus has been delivering hands-on heritage and nature-study workshops to primary school teachers for decades through professional development courses at both Cabra Wetlands Interpretative Centre and Tipperary Education Centre.
"Very informative and enjoyable trip."
"Excellent presentation and great interaction with the pupils."
"I would like to thank & commend Mr Jimmy Duggan for one of the most enjoyable and educational trips we've ever had. Pupils learned about hedgerows, wildlife habitats, specially designed worksheets that demanded pupils to look in the Wetlands. Jimmy used his experience as a teacher to differentiate for the levels of all pupils."
"The children really enjoyed the visit. The heritage trail was top class and very hands on. The children really engaged with the specialist and enjoyed exploring the landscape with him." - Scoil Micheál Naofa, Holycross, Tipperary
"Excellent day out to local historical sites with Jimmy Duggan . Pupils really enjoyed the field trips ." - Bansha NS. Tipperary
"A very interesting and enjoyable day with a great mix of topics so there was something to interest every child. Content nicely pitched to the different class levels. Great for the children to see/hear an 'outsider be so interested in their local area." - Clonbullogue NS, Offaly
"Mr. Jimmy Duggan was phenomenal and the children absolutely loved the day. They learned so much and were utterly enthralled by Jimmy, who was extremely knowledgable. He brought the whole trip to life with his presentation, enthusiasm and expertise in story telling." - Castleiney NS, Tipperary
- Caters for Special Needs
- Provides practical/ hands-on activities
- Provides field trips
- Offers visits as Gaeilge
- 087 756 7273