Introduce your class to the internet of the 18th Century! Children will discover the history of the Library and see some important books. They can handle old books with care, and explore the 1835 maps of the Ordnance Survey of Ireland. They will also visit No 5 Vicars’ Hill to view the collections on display, and explore using touch screens and activity sheets.
This programme lasts about 45 minutes in each venue, and is relevant to the learning areas of the World Around Us, Personal Development and Mutual Understanding.
Post Primary Schools and Tertiary Students
We will tailor a visit to meet your students’ particular interests and the needs of the curriculum, with a focus on the study of the 18th Century.
A Morning on the Hill
A Morning on the Hill is an integrated programme, lasting 2½ hours, which combines visits to the Library, No.5 Vicars’ Hill and St Patrick’s Cathedral. The Cathedral tour includes its history, associations with St Patrick and King Brian Boru, and a visit to the crypt.
Visits and tours are free to pupils and students. Pre-booking is essential.
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