Click HERE to learn about the work
the archaeologist does
by playing the ‘Hunt the Ancestor’ game
from the BBC website.
Review: We are in third class. We think fourth, fifth or sixth might enjoy this activity. We found it hard.
This is a very informative booklet written
for the centenary of St. Patrick’s Church in Greystones.
It tells how Greystones got its name
and follows the history of Greystones
from when it was a small fishing village,
through to the coming of the railway and the growth of the town.
2. There is a wonderful archive of photos on Greystones Guide.
Many of these were collected by Derek Paine.
They are being added to all the time.
3. Greystones is also very lucky to have an active
In November 2015, Greystones Archaelogicial and Historical Society
sent the schools in Greystones a very useful information pack.
This has proved to be a valuable resource
and reawakened our interest in local history
here in St. Brigid’s National School in Greystones..
There is a lot of information to be found
in the journals produced by this group.
Click on this LINK to see them.
Check out the website.
There is a lot to see.
Please supervise children when they are researching online.
The internet is a portal to the outside world.
Archaeology in the Classroom – It’s About Time!
lesson plans and resources from Limerick Education Centre
and the Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
and Primary Curriculum Support Service (2005)
Click HERE to see ‘The Placenames of Co. Wicklow’
– From A to W – by Diarmuid O Keeffe.
This information on local placenames
was put together as part of student work experience
in the Heritage Office of Wicklow County Council
using “The Placenames of County Wicklow” by Liam Price.