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Whizzing in all directions: A history of cycling in Ireland

Whizzing in all directions: A history of cycling in Ireland Copyright free image Credit: via Wikimedia Commons
Updated 29 Apr 2014
The Giro D'Italia's Big Start in Ireland is a fitting event for a place always quick to adopt the latest cycling trends.

Athlone: A strategic hub

Athlone: A strategic hub Creative commons image Credit: By leigh_east_photoman via Flickr under Creative Commons license
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 19 Jul 2011
Stradling a river and two counties, Athlone's location has served it well in the past - but now the town has reached a metaphorical crossroads.

What was the Easter Rising?

What was the Easter Rising? Creative commons image Credit: Pammie 76 under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2009
How close did the Easter Rising come to achieving the aims of its leaders?

A reader's guide to The Secret Scripture

A reader's guide to The Secret Scripture Creative commons image Credit: Corrado Fizban Ignoti under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 May 2009
Can Roseanne McNulty be allowed to rejoin the community - and if not, what will happen to her when the hospital she calls home closes?

Debate: Irish Gaels and Scottish history

Debate: Irish Gaels and Scottish history Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jan 2009
Forum member Joe J wondered why a crucial element of Scottish history gets overlooked

Debate: The Irish Plantation

Debate: The Irish Plantation Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Jan 2009
Forum member Jimbo wanted to verify some family history

Timewatch: Viking Voyage

Timewatch: Viking Voyage Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Dec 2007
On July 1st 2007, 61 men and women set off on an extraordinary voyage. Their goal - to sail the world's largest reconstructed Viking ship from...

Lenny's Britain - Mind The Gap

Lenny's Britain - Mind The Gap Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jun 2007
In the last of the series, Lenny criss-crosses Britain to discover how humour can draw boundaries between some communities - and how it can also...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jul 2014
Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate course is the ideal way to find out if it’s the right career for you...

Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jul 2014
Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate course is the ideal way to find out if it’s the right career for you...

BA (Honours) Youth Work

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Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2014
There are few things more important or rewarding than making a positive difference to the lives of young people. This degree will help you develop...