This course looks at the built history of Ireland – from the ring forts to modern architecture. It looks at the iconic buildings and places in Ireland and invites you to explore them virtually and physically. The list could be expanded for every place in Ireland from urban to rural landscapes and invites participants to consider these.
- To understand the importance of the Buildings of Ireland in history and in the development of literacy.
- To know a number of pertinent facts about the Historical Buildings of Ireland.
- To understand the connection between these Historical Buildings and their influence on the landscape and on the history of the time and now.
- To study the Historical Buildings of Ireland.
- To experience the importance of auracy by listening to a piece of writing about each Historical Building.
Art Ó Súilleabháin
Art Ó Súilleabháin practised as a primary school teacher, first in St. Pat’s School in Drumcondra and then as Principal of Burriscarra NS in Mayo.
He then went on to become the ICT Advisor for Mayo before becoming Director of Mayo Education Centre. He learned his Irish from the age of eight when he moved to Corr na Móna, having been brought up in Boston (USA).
He went on to publish a number of books in Irish for children before being co-author on a series of grammar books for children (published by in 2019). He taught Irish in the CUA, a university in Washington DC as part of the Fulbright programme in 2018/19. He now lives in the Gaeltacht, in Corr na Móna, Co. na Gaillimhe.
This course runs from Monday 4th July - Friday 19th August.
Registration is now open and the last date for registration is Wednesday 17th August.
Access to the course closes at 5pm on 19th August for all participants.
This course is approved for E.P.V. certification by the Department of Education
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