History Courses starting September 2016

Course: Historical studies QQI Level 4 (See course description below)
Start Date: Monday 5 September
Venue: Monaghan Institute
Time: 7 – 10 pm
Duration: 14 weeks

Course: Historical studies QQI Level 4(See course description below)
Start Date: Wednesday 7 September
Venue: Carrickmacross Workhouse
Time: 10 am -1 pm
Duration: 14 weeks

Course: Patrick Kavanagh and the history of rural Ireland (See course description below)
Start Date: Wednesday 7 September
Venue: Carrickmacross Workhouse
Time: 7 – 10 pm
Duration: 6 weeks

Course Descriptions

Historical Studies 4N3306: This 14 week module focuses on 120 years of Irish history across the span of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Important Irish history topics such as the Act of Union, the Great Famine and the Irish Land War will be examined but references will also be made to important historical, political, economic and social issues across Europe and America. Learners will be given the opportunity to carry out research, based on topics of personal interest. Various field trips and tours will be a part of the course

Patrick Kavanagh and the History of rural Ireland: This 6 week combined history and poetry course examines the history of rural Ireland and how it is told through Patrick Kavanagh’s poetry. It will look at the role the Great Famine played on Kavanagh’s Work e.g. The Great Hunger. It will examine the importance of agriculture for rural communities as in Stony Grey Soil, To the man after the Harrow and Shancoduff. The course will be informal and discussion based with a number of enjoyable field trips tracing the steps of Kavanagh himself.

Opening Hours

Patrick Kavanagh Centre

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone 042 937 8560
Email: infoatpkc@eircom.net

Ireland’s Ancient East – The Story of Monaghan

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Discover the hidde gems of County Monaghan on this two-day, self-guided tour, taking in ancient monastic sites, unspoilt landscapes, picturesque villages, museum treasures & much more.
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