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The Decade of Commemoration:How to Teach, Celebrate and Learn from Revolutionary Times

 

 

Ireland’s History for Your Own Knowledge / Teach Children the History of Ireland

 

 

 

Session 1:

  

*Overview of lead up to the revolutionary years starting with the arrival of the Normans

  

*Easter Rising

  

*Census of 1901 and 1911

  

*Political attitude between 1916 and 1919

  

*GAA, the Irish language and The Literary Revival [chomhathú a dhéanamh leis an nGaeilge]

  

*Drama, Music and Visual Art to commemorate this moment in our history in the classrooms

  

*Use of Resources / Digital Technologies

 

 

Session 2:

  

*War years (1919-1923) - basic chronology of events

  

*Bureau of Military History as a resource

  

*Commemoration and reconciliation between the two communities on this island

 

*Integration with Geography, English and other subjects

  

*Resources available

  

Commemorate the Centenary Decade in Your School

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