26th & 27th April: Meet the Archaeologist

Learn about Ireland’s early inhabitants, their hunter-gatherer lifestyle and how it was replaced by a farming-based model through real artefacts including pottery, metalwork and animal bones. A hands-on journey of discovery through Ireland's past, with archaeologist Áine Brosnan



At a Glance

Dates:  26th & 27th April
Times:    Thursday & Friday: 10.00am-11.00am, 11.30am-12.30pm
Level: 3rd to 6th Class
Group size: 15
Location: Activity Room
Duration: 1hr per session


Curriculum Links

History, Geography
Local Studies (History), Early people and ancient societies (History), Continuity and change over time (History), Human environments (Geography)


Learning Outcomes

  • They learn about the earliest hunter-gatherer lifestyle, how it was replaced by a farming-based model and the effect and development of metal-working on the peoples lives.
  • Áine brings in artefacts discovered during archaeological digs in to the classroom for the children to handle and discuss, including pottery, metalwork and animal bones.

Make A Booking Enquiry

Submit your online booking request here or contact the bookings office

Phone: 094 90 31751

Email: educationtph@museum.ie

Bookings Office Hours: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday to Friday.