Strand: My Locality
Strand Unit: My Locality throughout the ages
study a period or periods in the history of the town, parish or county
with important events in the history of the locality,
in the national and international context where relevant. In addition to the developments suggested for this unit in third and fourth classes, suitable subjects might include
Click on this link to see
Just put Greystones in the search box and click on the dots to see places of historic interest.
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- Greystones 1864 – 1964 was written by Samuel French (1964).
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.