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Louth’s County Museum in Dundalk leading the way in encouraging the talents of local historians with the announcement that it is to facilitate a course leading to a National University of Ireland (NUI) Certificate in Local History.

Louth’s County Museum in Dundalk leading the way in encouraging the talents of local historians with the announcement that it is to facilitate a course leading to a National University of Ireland (NUI) Certificate in Local History.

The Certificate in Local History is offered by the Department of History, NUI Maynooth through the university’s Department of Adult & Community Education.

Basing the course in the Dundalk Museum means that people in the North and North East can enrol without having to worry about lengthy return car, bus and train journeys to Kildare .

The 100 hour course will commence on Tuesday 1 October 1st and will continue on a weekly, three hour class basis with a number of associated field trips also involved.

The certificate course content will include:

The concept and meaning of local history - central themes and challenges of local history as a field of study.

For further information on the NUI Certificate in Local History taking place in the County Museum, Dundalk please contact: Brian Walsh, Curator, County Museum Dundalk at 042 9327056 or e-mail info@dundalkmuseum.ie