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Welcome to Archaeology in the Classroom - It's About Time!
Tá fíorchaoin fáilte romhat, welcome to
It's About Time!
This is a collaborative initiative between Limerick Education Centre and the Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Our aim is to support the preservation of our archaeological heritage through raising awareness and deepening understanding and appreciation of its richness and diversity.
There are two main sections which contain bespoke lesson plans and multimedia resources supporting both primary and post-primary curricula. To access the full content of the resources it is recommended that Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 9 is used as a web browser (there are currently some compatibility issues with Internet Explorer 10).
In 2013/14 the Irish Examiner newspaper published a series of five heritage based articles based on the Transition Year resource. A digital version of the launch article published in May 2013 is available
. The other articles, in order of publication, can be accessed here:
for more information.
Take time to explore the latest news and media sections (click on the media tab to reveal the video clips associated with the Irish Examiner articles, you can also view the full range of video clips by clicking on the archive tab).
Limerick Education Centre wishes to acknowledge our partners, the National Monuments Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Irish Examiner newspaper for their support of this worthy initiative.
Súil siar, súil ar agahaidh,
Dr Joe O' Connell
Director, Limerick Education Centre.
13 October 2014
Advice to the public on the use of metal detectors
02 April 2014
'Pilgrim Paths' Ireland's answer to Camino de Santiago
06 February 2014
Schools Poetry Competition 2014
16 January 2014
Time in Transition article in the Irish Examiner
16 December 2013
Working as an archaeologist article in the Irish Examiner
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Historic Graveyards of Ballyhoura Country
Views from some of the historic graveyards in Limerick and Cork surveyed as part of the Ballyhoura Graves Project carried out by Ballyhoura Development in association with historicgraves.com.
It's about time
Resource for Primary Schools
It's about time 2
Resource for Transition Year Option
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Limerick Education Centre wishes to acknowledge the financial assistance provided under the Built Heritage element of the Environment Fund by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht towards the development of this website.