Education for all Ages

    Experience Glasnevin offers engaging educational experiences that are tailored to the age and interests of all learners. Explore over 200 years of Irish history, told through the stories of people buried within the cemetery.

    School tours and workshops link closely with Primary and Post-Primary curricula, designed to enthral and engage students of all ages, and we offer a range of effective learning materials for use both before and after your visit. We also offer tailored tours and workshops for Third-Level students, language students and Lifelong learners.

    Glasnevin Cemetery Learning Portal 

    The Learning Portal is a new and exciting educational offering. Explore the interactive Timeline and Map to discover the origins of Glasnevin Cemetery. Learn about the lives and experiences of individual people in the past, and further consider life during the years 1912-23. The Story Gallery contains a series of short films and a collection of gallery images provides further information. Differentiated Learning Activities ensure that the content can be enjoyed by many learners and a selection of tailored resources and classroom quizzes feature throughout. Choose to explore the Learning Portal through Irish or English.

    With a focus on the years 1912-23, and direct links to both Primary and Post-Primary studies, this online platform will support and engage students in their discovery of the past, while also encouraging schools to connect their local area to national and international events.

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    At Home & Classroom Resources

    Discover a range of activity packs and classroom resources to download and print, for primary and secondary students.

    Explore our Burial Records & Archive

    The extraordinary collection of the burial records of almost 1.5 million people have been carefully preserved, digitised and transcribed. 

    Online Exhibitions

    The Great Flu pandemic and the Great War are among the events explored in online versions of our onsite exhibitions.

    School tours, workshops & events

    Primary School Tours

    Imagine and explore Irish history over the last two centuries and discover more about people, events, and developments.

    Secondary School Tours

    Discover and learn with engaging guided tours and workshops delivered by expert guides.

    Third Level & Language Students

    Discover Irish history and its links to wider European history in guided tours designed for third-level learners and language students.

    Get in Touch

    Our Education team are happy to answer any questions about our online and onsite resources and activities.

    Education and Learning

    T: 353 (0)1 882 6598


    Monday - Friday
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