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Decade of Centenaries

The decade 2012-2022 is categorised as the ‘decade of centenaries’ as it marks the centenary of a number of important historical events that occurred in the period 1912-1922, and which formed a vital role in the formation of the Irish and Northern Irish states.

The following pages have links put together by a History teacher and are intended as an introduction to these events. They are aimed at teachers and students of post-primary History.

Teachers might find newspaper archives particularly useful in engaging students with this period in History.

  • Irish Times Archive (available free through the Schools Broadband Network)
  • Daily Telegraph (full original version re-published in PDF format from Jan 1 1914 to Dec 31 1918)

Some of the big events were:

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