Free online course about the ancient Book of Kells

Trinity College Dublin is running a free online course about one of Ireland’s true treasures, The Book of Kells.

Interested in discovering more about your Irish roots? This free online genealogy course with Strathclyde University shows you how to trace your family tree and also covers the use of DNA testing in genealogical research.

One of the course tutors commented that the Book of Kells is to Dublin, what the Mona Lisa is to Paris, and the Sistine Chapel ceiling is to Rome, before adding: “You haven’t been to Ireland until you’ve seen the Book of Kells.” Continue reading “Free online course about the ancient Book of Kells”

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