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Simon O'Dwyer

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Simon  O' Dwyer  Portmagee  Ns  Co  Kerry  Iron  Age Trumpet
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History, Geography
Curriculum Strands:
Early people and ancient societies (History), Continuity and change over time (History), Human environments (Geography), Natural environments (Geography)
Counties catered for:
Clare, Galway, Mayo, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo
Classes catered for:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

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  • "Very interactive, the pupils loved it. I was amazed. Well done Simon!"
  • "Simon was excellent. He was interesting and lively and interacted with the children throughout. They were entranced from the moment he started until he finished. We couldn't believe the time."
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  • "Younger children in particular enjoyed the visit and learning about Irelands first musical instruments."
  • "The workshop was very educational and interesting and the children were fully engaged for the entire session. I would highly recommend Simon to any school and we would definitely organise another visit in a few years."
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed the visit. It was engaging and informative from beginning to end. Very worthwhile."
  • "Simon had a very interactive presentation and both the children and teachers gained so much from it."
  • "This was an excellent presentation by Simon and it was thoroughly enjoyed by the children."
  • "Very enjoyable visit and the children enjoyed it. Great mix of humor and history. Happy to recommend a visit to others."
  • "A very interesting and well delivered lesson on the history of musical instruments down through the ages."
  • "Very interactive, engaging, interesting and fun visit. Simon kept all children completely involved for the whole 90 minutes."
  • "The talk was absolutely fascinating! Simon was a pleasure to have at our school. We learnt so much about ancient Ireland and the history of music and its importance. The children and staff thoroughly enjoyed today's visit!"
  • "Very enjoyable and interesting."
  • "Excellent presentation. Kept everyone interested." - Newtown NS, Roscommon
  • "Enjoyed by both children and staff." - St. Colman's NS, Mayo
  • "This was a superb session from a man who is an expert and well versed in his field. Simon engaged with the children in an informed fun filled manner. This visit was enjoyed by adults and children alike." - Drummin NS, Mayo
  • "Excellent presentation. Great interaction between Simon and the children. We all thoroughly enjoyed his workshop. Highly recommend him." - S. N an Droma, Galway
  • "Excellent -very interactive workshop" - Holy Family NS, Killeen, Mayo
  • "Fantastic experience, all the children loved it. Simon has excellent presentation skills and the talk was pitched at a suitable level for children of all ages. Simon held their interest throughout, which is no mean feat! We would definitely recommend this expert to other schools." - Murrisk NS, Mayo
  • "A really wonderful workshop, so informative and the children were extremely engaged throughout." - SN Cheathrú Thaidhg, Mayo
  • "Very informative and enjoyable." - Aillebrack NS, Galway
  • "Very enjoyable and engaging." - Lankill NS, Mayo

Additional Information

  • Provides in-person visits

Contact Details

Phone (Home):
094 954 8396