Tony Kenneally

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Tony  Kenneally  Minibeast Hunt
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Science, Geography
Curriculum Strands:
Natural environments (Geography), Living things (Science)
Counties catered for:
Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick
Classes catered for:
All Classes

Tony is a qualified Wildlife Biologist with expert knowledge on Irish wildlife. During a class visit Tony will provide the children with an opportunity to explore the natural world around them. Hands on activities include using sweep nets and pooters to collect minibeasts. A range of lesson plans cover all seasons and help children actively learn about topics such as Habitats, Migration, Changing Seasons, Predator-Prey relations, Animal tracks and signs. Lesson plans and activities cater for all Classesand age groups.


  • "Excellent presenter. Pupils thoroughly Tony's visit to school. Parents stated afterwards that the visit was very interesting and enjoyed by all."
  • "Tony's presentation was excellent and he engaged both parents and children in a very informative and interactive session on birds of prey. In one class the children followed up on his talk by doing a project on the Sky Hawk."
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  • "Tony's presentation was superb and was thoroughly enjoyed by parents and children. He was very well prepared and imparted a tremendous amount of knowledge to the students."
  • "Tony was absolutely excellent. He was well prepared, he engaged both children & parents in his presentation and sent on resources after his visit which the teachers used to follow up on the learning from his visit. A thoroughly enjoyable and educational experience which added greatly to the success of our One Book One Community project."
  • "Tony had great resources that the children loved being able to touch. The class that went outside were fascinated by what they saw and they all loved the Youtube clip. It was suggested that perhaps a Powerpoint would be great for the visual learners and maybe have a little more classroom management. Tony explained his work clearly and had the children engrossed in the topic. Thanks tony!"
  • "The presentation was very informative and supportive of our preparations for the Green Flag. Pupils really enjoyed the presentation." - St. Bridgid's N.S., Kerry
  • "Children were very engaged throughout and learned a lot on garden birds & Birds of prey."
  • "Excellent tutor, very engaging with the pupils, thoroughly enjoyed his talk." - Gneeveguilla N.S., Kerry
  • "Tony was excellent as always"
  • "The support of the Heritage Council is an invaluable asset to schools and has allowed us give the children this lovely learning experience." - Knockaderry N.S., Kerry
  • "Children greatly enjoyed the visit and were engaged throughout." - Cloverfield NS, Limerick
  • "We had a great day with Tony. He came to school very well prepared with all of the necessary equipment to conduct our field study in the woodland habitat beside the school. He also had worksheets prepared for the children and had identification charts of leaves and minibeasts available to the children. He gave just the right amount of information to each class before letting them explore the habitat . He identified the leaves and minibeasts which the children discovered. The children learned a huge amount from his visit to the school." - Scoil Mhuire na Trocaire, Cork
  • "A lovely gentleman who was easy to deal with and interacted very well with the children." - Scoil Chaitriona, Limerick
  • "Tony showed great video clips, the children responded well to his questions, they really enjoyed it, the time flew" - Dromina NS, Cork
  • "Mr Kenneally was a lovely man and the children thoroughly enjoyed his visit to our school." - Anon

Additional Information

  • Caters for Special Needs
  • Provides practical/ hands-on activities
  • Provides field trips

Contact Details

086 0711227