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Find out about the musical instruments and sounds of the past and about the Celtic languages which are spoken still.
From medieval manuscripts to digital images: a look at the practice of writing over the last millennium and at the influence of Latin on Irish.
How have Irish people been involved with astronomy over the centuries? Surprising answers and fun terms for heavenly bodies.
Stories about wolves and werewolves prompt a debate about reintroducing particular animals into Ireland and highlight the role of kennings in language.
Fashion, beauty and identity, past and present, are explored in lessons which involve creative writing, drama and art.
Ever imagined life on a medieval ringfort? An invitation to think about the ordinary people of early Ireland and about local places and place-names.
Explore medieval experiences of childhood and get to know some English and Irish words which have changed meaning over time.
Why are ancient objects so well-preserved in Ireland’s bogs? And what is the relationship between English brogue and Irish bróg?
Hunger and hospitality: read an extract from an Old Irish tale and reflect on how food was provided in medieval Ireland and in the present-day.
In medieval times, cows were milked, stolen and used to pay taxes. Discover how they have inspired stories and unexpected Irish words.