Special series - Understanding our own heritage

A special heritage series developed in conjunction with the National Monuments Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Limerick Education Centre which aims to promote a greater understanding of our own heritage and to supplement the recently revised ‘Archaeology in Classroom, Time in Transition’ transition year heritage module.

Heritage Special

Children at monument/old building' are pictures of the schoolchildren of Clogheen/KerryPike NS in Cork carrying out a local history project

Heritage series, Article 5: Preservation through education

Our aim in this article is to emphasise the underlying theme of ‘preservation through education’ by highlighting interesting, exciting and relevant projects that can be easily undertaken from your home, school, community centre or local youth café.

Ned Kelly, head of Antiquities at the National Museum.

Heritage series, Article 4 - Why archeology is an important part of understanding who we are

What image springs to mind when you hear and see the word archaeologist? This story is enriched with multi-media content

A scene from a seige at a castle

Heritage series, Article 3: How Ireland defended itself and its native communities

Today, dedicated gamers will be familiar with the trials of Ezio as he negotiates life in the 12th century to protect himself against the assassins of the Borgia. This story is enriched with multi-media content

See archaeology.ie to find out more about Drombeg, the stone circle in Glandore, Co Cork, and other stone circles. Pic: National Monuments Service

Heritage series - Article 2: Our identity is reflected in how we celebrate our heritage

MOST people can remember where they celebrated their 18th or 21st birthday, but how many will be able to recall the venue of their 15th or 23rd? This story is enriched with multi-media content


Heritage Series, Article 1: Pilgrimage is as relevant today as it ever was

PILGRIMAGE as a topic touches on many aspects of human experience. This story is enriched with multi-media content