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HISTORY : IRELAND

 

History - Posters - PowerPoint Presentations -

Interactive exercises - Webquests - Cartoons - Songs -
Videos
- Cinema

(Updated on 26/10/2013)

 


Related pages :

Ireland (civilization) - Ireland (geography) - Ireland (maps) - Ireland (history) -
Northern Ireland (civilization) - Northern Ireland (history)

 

 

History :

 

 

 

  • Loss of faith in the Irish fairy tale
    "As Ireland prepares to choose a new government, its journey from boom to bust and the years of austerity and pain which lie ahead are likely to be at the forefront of many voters' minds."

    (BBC)

  • Bloody Sunday: interactive map
    "The long-awaited Bloody Sunday inquiry report sheds new light on the events of 30 January 1972.
    Our interactive graphic shows how the day unfolded and highlights Lord Saville's conclusions on the shootings at a civil rights march in Derry."

 

 

  • History of Ireland (Wikipedia)
    1 Early history: 8000 BC-AD 400
    2 Early Christian Ireland 400-800
    3 Early medieval era 800-1166
    4 Later medieval Ireland
    4.1 The arrival of the Normans 1167-1185 4.2 The Lordship of Ireland 1185-1254 4.3 Gaelic resurgence, Norman decline 1254-1360
    5 Reformation (1536-1654) and Protestant Ascendancy (1654-1801) 5.1 Re-conquest and rebellion 5.2 Civil wars and penal laws 5.3 Colonial Ireland
    6 Union with Great Britain (1801-1922)
    6.1 Home Rule, Easter 1916 and the War of Independence 6.2 Free State/Republic (1922-present) 6.3 Northern Ireland 6.3.1 "A Protestant State" (1921-1971)
    6.3.2 Direct rule (1971-1998) 6.3.3 Devolution and direct rule (1998-present)
    7 Flags in Ireland...

 

  • Ireland free information
    including history of Ireland reports, free screen savers, celtic clip art, Irish coat of arms, family crests & genealogy guides,
    Irish literature, gifts and more
    (ireland-information)
  • Ireland : History, Geography, Government, links (Factmonster)


    The great Irish famine

 

Posters :

 

 

PowerPoint Presentations :

  • Bloody Sunday - 30th January 1972 - PowerPoint (schoolshistory.org.uk)

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Ce qu'il faut savoir : L'Irlande  par Pascale Catoire - avec un exercice interactif
    "L'Histoire de l'Irlande est parsemée de vagues d'émigration successives, qui font écho aux difficultés économiques et sociales rencontrées par ce pays, indépendant du Royaume-Uni depuis 1921. Cette activité te permettra de les découvrir."

    (education-et-numerique.fr)

 

Webquests :

  • Ireland - a webquest ou en PDF
    Webquest sur l'Irlande et l'Irlande du Nord qui concerne la géographie et l'histoire - niveau 3ème - pour préparer le visionnage du film 'Bloody Sunday' de Paul Greengrass.
    Envoyée par Hortense de La Roche (Ac Versailles)

  • Ireland - a webquest (webquests.cthivin.free.fr)

 

Cartoons :

 

Cartoon: The Queen Goes Irish
COMMENTARY + LINKS
(jeffreyhill.typepad.com)

See History

 

Irish debt - Cartoons
(cagle.com)

 

 

Songs :

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday - a song by U2 - A worksheet

    Sunday Bloody Sunday - a song by U2 - A PowerPoint Presentation

    Sent by Hortense de La Roche (Ac Versailles)

    See Sunday, Bloody Sunday

  • Thousands are sailing - sung by The Pogues
    "Thousands are sailing
    Across the western ocean
    Where the hand of opportunity
    Draws tickets in a lottery
    Where eer we go, we celebrate
    The land that makes us refugees..."

    (lyricsfreak.com)

    - the VIDEO :
    A short film about emigration from Ireland due to the potato famine.
    The film is set to The Pogues song - Thousands are sailing

    (YouTube)

  • CRANBERRIES - "ZOMBIE"

    • Zombie (song)
      "Zombie" is a protest song by the Irish band The Cranberries from the 1994 album No Need to Argue.
      It is about the conflicts in Northern Ireland known as "The Troubles", with references to the Easter Rising of 1916."

      (Wikipedia)

      VIDEO (YouTube)

 

  • Famine by:Sinead O'Connor
    "See Irish people were only allowed to eat potatoes
    All of the other food
    Meat fish vegetables
    Were shipped out of the country under armed guard
    To England while the Irish people starved"

    (sing365.com)

    - the VIDEO (YouTube)

 

VIDEOS :

  • Thousands are sailing - sung by The Pogues
    "Thousands are sailing
    Across the western ocean
    Where the hand of opportunity
    Draws tickets in a lottery
    Where eer we go, we celebrate
    The land that makes us refugees..."

    (lyricsfreak.com)

    - the VIDEO :
    A short film about emigration from Ireland due to the potato famine.
    The film is set to The Pogues song - Thousands are sailing

    (YouTube)

 

  • Irish History - 20 VIDEOS
    ex : Part 17 : History of the troubles in Northern Ireland with a particular focus on the Bloody Sunday massacre
    (YouTube)




 

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