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Change in the West of Ireland article icon

OpenLearn Ireland

Change in the West of Ireland

Introducing a collection of articles asking 'How can unique and distinctive regions, like the West of Ireland, retain the qualities that make them unique while continuing to modernise and interact with the wider world?'

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OpenLearn Ireland

How the Good Friday Agreement changed my life...

Quintin Oliver, who ran the non-party and cross-party YES Campaign in the 1998 Referendum, discusses how The Good Friday Agreement changed his life. 

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OpenLearn Ireland

Three Irish Poets - Introduction

A look at three female Irish Poets – Ellen O'Leary, Katharine Tynan and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.

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History & The Arts

National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840

What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how have they developed over time? This free course, National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780-1840, explores how the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland was formed. It then moves to analyse the distinctions between the terms ‘nation’ and ‘state’. Finally, it ...

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4 hrs
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OpenLearn Ireland

Ireland and the Battle of The Somme

Why does the Battle of The Somme still matter so much in Ireland, for both the South and North?

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Education & Development

Transition to Higher Education in Northern Ireland

The hub has been funded by The Department for the Economy to assist new students to prepare for and settle into their studies at universities, university colleges and further education colleges across Northern Ireland. The hub has a range of OpenLearn online materials to help with digital learning, study skills, wellbeing and subject-specific ...

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Education & Development

Study online and find a subject that inspires you

The Open University offers flexible part-time study, supported distance and open learning for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and qualifications. OpenLearn is the home of free online learning offered by the OU. There are hundreds of flexible courses that players can combine with a busy training and match schedule. 

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OpenLearn Ireland

About Transition to Higher Education in Northern Ireland

Free resources from The Open University to help you take your first steps into higher education in Northern Ireland.

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Education & Development

OpenLearn's response to the pandemic

OpenLearn's response to COVID-19.

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'A Rose By Any Other Name...': The Importance of Words when it comes to Race article icon

Education & Development

'A Rose By Any Other Name...': The Importance of Words when it comes to Race

Siobhan Halliday looks at politically correct terms to do with race and reflects on her experiences with casual racism as a member of the Irish Catholic Community.

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OpenLearn Ireland

Community engagement and policing

Explore OpenLearn's collection of courses focused on community engagement and policing, produced in association with the Police Service of Northern Ireland.  

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History & The Arts

Art, Loot and Empire: The Benin Bronzes

How did the West African artworks known as the Benin Bronzes end up in European museums? And why does it matter? 

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