Post Primary Education

The National Library has a long tradition of supporting  post primary students and their teachers. Listed below are some of the ways in which the Library makes its collections accessible to students.

 Exhibition tours may be pre-booked at

 Please book at least two weeks in advance to avoid disappointment.

We also offer Introduction the NLI workshops that can be designed to the class requirements. Contact

Poetry Aloud - Poetry Speaking Competition
POETRY ALOUD 2015: Regional heats begin on October 12th!

WWI Ireland: Exploring the Irish Experience
Exhibition on World War 1 now open!

Learning resources for the Lockout Exhibition
Check out the Activity sheets for all ages that are available with the Lockout Exhibition

Leaving Cert History at the NLI
Access our guide to researching at the NLI and find out about our Leaving Cert History tour & workshop.

Yeats: The Life and Works of WB Yeats
The Library's major exhibition on WB Yeats is a rich educational resource for post-primary students. In particular, our education staff have developed special tours aimed at Leaving Certificate students of History and English.

Historical Case Studies
These six documents-based case studies, developed in association with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA), are intended to support the revised Leaving Certificate History Syllabus.

The 1916 Rising: Personalities and Perspectives
An documents-based online exhibition focusing on the events and protagonists of the 1916 Rising.
Post Primary Education at the NLI
Post Primary Education at the NLI
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