Hear a mix of traditional and contemporary stories linked to artefacts in the Museum's collections from some of Ireland's premier traditional storytellers in collaboration with Poetry Ireland.
Activity at a Glance
Level: 3rd-6th Class
Group Size: Onsite 50
- Tuesday 28th November: 1st to 3rd Class Fiona Dowling
- Wednesday 29th November: 3rd-4th Class Orla McGovern
- Thursday 30th November: 5th-6th Class Jack Lynch
Times: 10am to 11am (onsite) or 11.30am to 12.30pm (onsite) or 1pm to 2pm (tbc)
Booking: Booking required
Bookings and information:
To book this event, contact the bookings and information office
Social Environmental and Scientific Education (SESE)
- Story - Stories of Lives of People in the Past - Religion - Beliefs.
- Culture in the Past - Cultural Activities.
- Ordinary People – Communities - Appreciation of Culture.
Irish / English:
- Communicating – Understanding – Active listening.
- Importance of story in the Irish tradition and the link to our intangible heritage
- Stories and objects in the NMI-Country Life
- Insight into a past culture.
- Understanding the effect of the past on present culture.
- Learn about the people, events, issues and cultural experiences that have helped to shape Irish society.
- Appreciation of cultural and historical inheritances from a local and national context.
- Develop a sense of responsibility for, and a willingness to participate in, the preservation of heritage.
Information on Storytellers: