Useful Resources

Useful Resources

Link to resources that schools, teachers and parents may find of use

This is the place to find information about Ireland. Our country, our culture, our heritage and the way we work and play. You have unique access to new information, rare images and documents across a wide variety of topics from Irish public libraries and other culture institutions

Barrington Stoke publish short, achievable books from an amazing range of authors.  They have developed a dyslexia-friendly font and pioneered the use of tinted paper.

CBI is the national children’s books organisation of Ireland.They aim to engage young people with books, foster a greater understanding of the importance of books for young people and act as a core resource for those with an interest in books for children in Ireland.

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) works with and for people affected by dyslexia, by providing information, offering appropriate support services, and raising awareness of dyslexia.

The Department of Education and Skills has responsibility for education and training.

This website is packed full of ideas to help your child learn every day!

The Heritage in Schools scheme provides a panel of heritage specialists to visit primary schools throughout the country. The specialist's areas of expertise range from bats to whales, from Vikings to the history of bread, from story-telling to traditional dance, and from charcoal making to military heritage, to mention a few.  The scheme supports the aims and objectives of the SESE curriculum. The visit is part-funded by the school and the Heritage Council.

Is Féidir Liom is a course in foundational Irish for adults who have never learned Irish before or who have little or no understanding of the language.

National Geographic Kids explores the fascinating world we live in. Have loads of fun discovering incredible facts and information about our planet's people, animals and much much more.

At Met Éireann's Primary School Resources page parents, teachers and children will find resources designed for use in primary schools in Ireland.

The NCCA advises the Minister for Education and Skills on curriculum and assessment from early childhood to the end of second level.  It engages with learners, teachers, practitioners, parents and others to support innovation in schools and other educational settings

The Writers in Schools scheme part-funds visits by writers and storytellers to primary and post-primary schools in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among students, teachers and members of the public.

Scoilnet is the Department of Education and Skills (DES) official portal for Irish education.

The role of the Special Education Support Service (SESS) is to enhance the quality of learning and teaching in relation to special educational provision.

The aim of the website is to share practical resources for the primary school classroom on the web.

Solstice Arts Centre in Navan is Meath's centre for the arts, presenting free art exhibitions, theatre events, regular cinema screenings, children's activities and more

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading. It is a worldwide celebration of books and reading that is marked in over 100 countries all over the world.