It is important to generate greater awareness, respect, interest and appreciation of our heritage among our school children, by encouraging both teachers and pupils to engage with their local heritage in a hands on, interactive and meaningful way. The Heritage Council have co-ordinated the Heritage in Schools Scheme which facilitates visits to primary schools by a range of expert’s on Ireland’s natural, cultural and built heritage, many of whom are based in County Clare.

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The following resources on heritage education are available for teachers:




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