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A treaty between the UK Government and representatives of the secessionist Irish Republic concluded the Irish War of Independence. It led to the establishment of the Free State.


Treaty

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Irish Civil War - RTÉ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9ayLHPLROg Added: 21 Jan 2015 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Five minute clip from the RTÉ archives (1998) introduced by Brian Farrell. Covers the causes of the war, the drift to conflict while the main events of the war are briefly mentioned. Questions are also posed about whether British PM Lloyd George, Republican leader Eamon DeValera and Free State leader Michael Collins could have done more to prevent the conflict.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Suggestions for use: Excellent video to introduce the topic. Play to class - just five mins duration.

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History

Strand: 2. The History of Ireland

Strand unit: 4. Nationalism & Unionism (1911 - 1923)

Suggestions for use: Excellent video to introduce the topic. Play to class - just five mins duration.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking

Asset type: Video
Language: English
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Sudbury Democratic School - How Decisions are Made

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYWWFfN4XA0 Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Rowan Averill Resource type: Audio / Video

Shows the Judicial Committee of a Democratic School. The Judicial Committee explains the role they have in their school, along with the benefits of having this committee. Examples of discussions are shown within the video also.

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SC
Politics & Society

Suggestions for use: Str 1 Topic 1 - Power and Decision Making in Schools

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Language: English
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The Treaty Negotiations - Timeline

http://treaty.nationalarchives.ie/timeline/ Added: 01 Dec 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

A useful timeline from the National Archives that looks at the events leading up to the negotiations, the main events during the talks and the events leading up to the outbreak of the Civil War.

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SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Revolution, Partition and Civil War

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/learn...overview/revolution-partition-and-/ Added: 29 Oct 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

One page article from the Ask About Ireland website about the period from 1919 until 1923 - article is very useful as it has links to contemporary newsreel and photographs of some of the main actors during the period.

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SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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The Role of Women During the Civil War

http://womeninhistory.scoilnet.ie/content/unit3/civil_war.html Added: 14 Aug 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Interesting and well structured article on the involvement of women in the Irish Civil War. Ideal for students with questions at the end of the page.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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The National Library of Ireland Civil War photographs

http://catalogue.nli.ie/Search/Resu...age=4&view=list#recordvtls000148470 Added: 12 Dec 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

A series of photographs and cartoons from the time period of the Irish Civil War from the National Library

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Suggestions for use: Use to visualise the Irish Civil War using contemporary images

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Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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The Civil War

http://bobrowen.com/nymas/irishcivilwar.html Added: 28 May 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

Academic paper that examines the early phase of the Civil War from June to August 1922. Scroll down the page to the appendix section for a list of British barracks that were handed over to the Free State government.

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SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Assessment Sheets Science and Math

http://www.vtaide.com/png/assess.htm Added: 20 Sep 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Assessment sheets that can be used and follows to assess science and math knowledge in a variety of areas

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SESE Science

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Fun, high interest assessments that help to assess knowledge in areas of math and science


Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Fun, high interest assessments that help to assess knowledge in areas of math and science

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Language: English
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Irish Times Reports on the Treaty

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/archive/1921/1207/Pg005.html Added: 26 Feb 2015 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Primary Source

Reports from the Irish Times Archive (available free through the Schools Broadband Network)from December 7th 1921, the day after the Treaty was signed. Click on the various components of the page to see the different reports, including how the world's press reacted to the news.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Collection: Primary Source
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