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.

From January - April 2014, tours may be booked on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please book at least two weeks in advance to avoid disappointment.

Learning resources for the Lockout now available
Check out the new Activity sheets for all ages that have been added to the Lockout Exhibition

Poetry Aloud - Poetry Speaking Competition 2013
Latest information about Poetry Aloud

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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