Heritage Ireland

Hill of Tara.

Tara, the ancient inauguration site of the High Kings of Ireland is an evocative place, celebrated in myth and legend. These worksheets are designed to help students discover more about Tara in the class room or during their visit.

Resources for Secondary Schools.

OPW Heritage sites contain a wealth of learning opportunities for children and teenagers. These educational resources are linked to the school curriculum.

Free School visits and guided tours to OPW heritage sites can be arranged by contacting the chosen site directly.

Brú Na Boinne Visitor Centre (Newgrange and Knowth).

The Brú na Bóinne Education Packs follow the school curricula and are an aid for teachers and students studying Brú na Bóinne. They also offer activities to be completed on the Visitor Centre and in the class room.

Free web chat service available for class rooms also – email brunaboinne@opw.ie to book.

The Political Side.

Our buildings and sites have often been associated with political struggle, dissidence and change.

Take a journey through these often silenced and turbulent histories and consider their connection to current issues and struggles.


Medieval Dublin.

There is a wealth of medieval remnants in Dublin, both above and under ground, often in places that you wouldn’t suspect. We are proud to have many of them under our care and we invite you to start your journey with a trail…

For more information or if you wish to request any of these resources in print, e-mail: AudoensMonument@opw.ie and DublinCastleEducation@opw.ie


Ennis Friary Graves Transcriptions.

Audoen’s Monument Dublin.

At the heart of medieval Dublin, the remnants of the church of St Audoen’s and the surrounding gates and walls offer a great guide through the evolution of one of the most important parts of our city and of medieval history in Dublin, Ireland and beyond.

Start your journey with some games.

Jerpoint Abbey.

Jerpoint Abbey offers families and children a wide variety of activity sheets.

Dublin Castle.

Dublin Castle offers families and children a wide variety of activity sheets. Family worksheets and resource packs are available free of charge for use throughout the State Apartments, just ask for them at the information desk or download them below.

The Castle also offers a number of educational resource packs that specifically look at key aspects of the school curriculum, including Ireland’s Revolutionary period and art exhibitions.

The Education Department can be contacted at +353 1 6458812 or dublincastleeducation@opw.ie.

Battle of the Boyne.

The Battle of the Boyne offers families and children a wide variety of activity sheets.

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