6th November: Folklore & the Science of Flu

In conjunction with The Enemy Within: The Spanish Flu exhibition, join curator Noel Campbell to hear about some of the strange folk cures and customs used at that time, then join educator Catherine McGuinness to look at bacteria, bugs and the creatures that carry diseases.



New Workshop 


At a Glance

Dates:  6th November
Times:    Tuesday 10.00am-11.00am & 11.30am-12.30pm, 1.00pm-2.00pm
Level: 3rd to 6th Class
Group size: 15
Location: Temporary Exhibition & Activity Room 
Duration: 1hr per session


Curriculum Links

SESE: Science, English, History, Geography 


Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about folk cures and customs 
  • Learn about the science behind viruses, bacteria and the creatures that carry diseases 

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