The 8th Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival, running from Monday 19 to Sunday 25 March 2018, has an exciting line-up of over 200 events across Limerick City and County including several at Mary Immaculate College.
The Lifelong Learning Festival is the culmination of work by various partners in promoting learning for all ages throughout the Limerick region through a week of fun and engaging activities and events. This year’s festival theme, ‘Limerick Reaching Out for Equitable and Inclusive Learning’, builds on last year’s ‘Communities, Connecting, Learning’ theme.
Events taking place in, or in conjunction with, Mary Immaculate College are as follows
Tuesday 20 March
Learn to be a hands-on Archaeologist!
Venue: Limerick City Museum in Henry street, Exhibition Room at 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. This is an opportunity to learn some of the techniques and practices involved in archaeology. Hosted by Dr Cathy Swift, Mary Immaculate College, 086-0679708.
Maths Circles Workshop (Primary School) Venue T1.11, TARA Building, Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick at 4pm – 6pm
Want to start a Maths Circle in your school?
At this workshop, we will provide ideas, methodologies and practical advice based on our freely available Maths Circles Handbook with fully-detailed and classroom-tested lesson plans.
Hosted by Bernd Kreussler, 061-204578, Please register at the link provided on http://www.maths.mic.ul.ie/ mc.html
Maths Circles Workshop (Secondary School)
Venue: T2.13, TARA Building, Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick at 7pm – 9pm Hosted by Bernd Kreussler, Please register at the link provided http://www.maths.mic.ul.ie/ mc.html
Wednesday 21 March
Climate Change, Conflict and Human Migration: What We Can Do?
Venue: G10, Foundation Building Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick at 9am – 1pm. Free registration on Eventbrite.
This symposium will examine international human migration and refugee crises resulting from climate change. Hosted by Dr Ger Downes, Research and Graduate School, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Email: [email protected]
Venue: G10, Foundation Building Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick at 6pm – 7.15pm
Hosted by Margaret O’Keeffe, MIC Drama Education, 086-3505160.
Free German Language Taster Sessions
Venue: Franco-German House, Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick – Session One, 1pm – 1.30pm; Session Two: 4.30pm – 5pm
We are offering two brief German Taster Sessions, designed for participants with little to no prior German skills. Free of charge. German Kuchen (cake) and light refreshments will be served. Hosted by Dr Aneka Meier, [email protected]; Felix Falkenberg, [email protected] mic.ul.ie, and Dr Christiane Schönfeld, christiane. [email protected], Dept. of German Studies, Mary Immaculate College.
On the couch with LINC
Venue: G10, Foundation Building Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick at 6.30pm
An informal discussion on inclusion in early years’ care and education, along with a question and answer session from the audience. Hosted by Irene Hegarty and Isabel Walsh, Mary Immaculate College, [email protected]
Friday 23 March
Looking behind the Theatrical Scenes
Venue: Lime Tree Theatre, Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick at 5.30pm – 7pm (Meet at the Box Office)
This guided tour and talk will be an introduction to theatre auditorium design, technical theatre equipment and stagecraft for the curious and the uninitiated. It will take place in the Lime Tree Theatre. Hosted by Dr Michael Finneran, Head, Dept. of Drama & Theatre Studies, Mary Immaculate College.
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