Roald Dahl Day Resources

This September 13th marks the the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl and schools around the world will celebrate Roald Dahl Day on this date. Roald Dahl is a much loved author for generations of pupils with books such as “Matilda”, “Charlie...

Post Office Resources

Many teachers, perhaps especially those in junior classes, will at some stage do some work on the Post Office. It’s a great theme to employ in the classroom and gives some great opportunities for some cross-curricular and integrated theme work. Many teachers...

Dúchas.ie Website

The National Folklore Collection, located in UCD, contains 740,000 pages of folklore and local tradition compiled by pupils from 5,000 primary schools in the Irish Free State between 1937 and 1939. Known as “The Schools Collection”, the material includes...

New Dublinia Interactive Resources Site

Dublinia, in conjunction with Dublin City Council, Scoilnet and Noho have recently launched a new Online Learning platform. Through audio-visual interactives, the platform introduces pupils to the history of Viking and medieval Dublin. Speaking about the launch of the...

Gaeilge Resources

We are working on our Gaelbhratach in school this year and recently had some Gaeilge CPD in support of our work. It’s always difficult to come across resources to help with the teaching of Gaeilge in the classroom. The following are some sites that come...

ESL Aloud Website

ESL Aloud is a new website from an Irish primary school teacher. The teacher creates simple poems in order to teach basic vocabulary to pupils learning English as a second language. The poems are colourful and engaging and would look great projected large onto an IWB....