25 Key Events in Ireland since the 1960s 2022

Course Overview

This course covers five decades of Irish History (60s, 70s, 80, 90s and 00s). The course looks at a collection of the major events of these decades in Social Change, Politics, Music, International Events and Sport. It is a small reminder that history is recent and that relatively small events in our experience can have a huge impact on our lives.

Our learning outcomes

  • Engage in a variety of active learning practices and methodologies to support learning in SESE Subjects
  • Use technology to support learning in SESE subjects.
  • Create engaging STEM and STEAM activities and challenges in the classroom.
  • Critically reflect on the teaching and learning within their SESE classes and explore leading SESE within schools.

About the Author

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.

Course Access & Certification

This course runs from Monday 3rd July - Friday 18th August.

Registration is now open and the last date for registration is Wednesday 16th August.

Access to the course closes at 5pm on 18th August for all participants.


This course is approved for E.P.V. certification by the Department of Education

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