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Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Lord Mayor's Certificate in Local Studies: booking open

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The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies will be taught at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

Classes will be held from 5:30pm to 8pm on Tuesday evenings from September 2017 until April 2018, and Dr. Seamas O Maitiu will be the course tutor.

The course gives participants a formal and practical training in how to carry out research in local studies, with an emphasis on the history and heritage of local places, and how to write up their findings in the form of a dissertation.

The subsidised course fee is €550. Two bursaries in part payment of fees are available. Applications for these bursaries must be received by 25 August.

Places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis and the maximum number of participants is sixteen. (Last year’s course was sold out.)

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 1 September.