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HISTORY SCHOOL FIELD TRIP

Junior and Senior Cycle history field trip

Achill Island and the surrounding regions boasts a wealth of historic sites of interest to both senior and junior cycle students. Our tours and field trips can be designed to examine any of the following topics or sites.

Local sites of interest:

Deserted village
• The effects of the famine
• Plantations
• Effect of religion
• Immigration
• Transhumance farming
• Lazy beds and dwellings
• Land lords and the land league

Western Rail Corridor
• Benefits to the region
• How it operated
• Buildings and business & Immigration
• Reasons for closure

Tombs and burial grounds
• Types of tombs
• Locations and characteristics
• Castles and forts
• Religious sites

Return transport available on all school & private tours

Fully licenced transport operator

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