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Education through the ages in Myshall Parish

Brigid Fox
Myshall Muintir Na Tíre - Community Group

'Education through the ages in Myshall Parish' will celebrate this year's National Heritage Week theme 'Heritage and Education: Learning from our Heritage'. The project will focus on the heritage of education in the Myshall area and will produce a daily video spotlighting an aspect of the rich educational history of the area. Content will include insights into monastic learning, it's significance as the birthplace of St. Finian and St. Columbanus, literacy in the area in 1798, hedge schools, 1938 Folklore collections from local schools, Dr. Byrne's legacy to education, as well a it's Myshall's place in the history of Collier's encyclopedia.

Depending on public health advice and restrictions, a week long 'pop-up' exhibition in conjunction the planned videos will take place in the Myshall Community Centre


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