Adult Education

HISTORY: Northern Ireland; Past and Present

Portmarnock Community School Adult Education Programme:

This course will include an examination of events from the 16th century onwards, with a more thorough focus on the 1920s to the present day. Join our popular tutor on this course, which promises students the opportunity to gain a full understanding of Northern Ireland’s history, particularly in light of the Brexit question.


Starts Tuesday 30th Jan. 2018   8 Weeks              €70         7:30 – 9pm

About the Tutor: Samantha Murphy is a religion and history teacher at PCS. She has a first class honours teaching degree in Religion and History. In 2009 she completed her M.Phil in Modern Irish History at Trinity College Dublin. With a passion for Irish history, and years experience leading historical walking tours around Dublin, Samantha invites you to partake in this course to explore key events like the Kilmichael Ambush, and the dreaded Irish Civil War.

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