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Ireland Long Ago

Ireland Long Ago

Ireland Long Ago by Scoilnet

Focusing on Irish Myths and Legends and how people lived long ago check out the facts, projects and activities on this theme.


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Ireland - A 20th Century Timeline

http://resources.teachnet.ie/dhorgan/description2.htm Added: 07 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Explores the main events of 20th century Ireland and links them into world events and developments. Taking as its anchor the changes affecting one Irish street, it presents a decade-by-decade pictorial record of Dublin's O' Connell Street. Has cross-curricular potential for Geography.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Life, Society, Work & Culture

Strand unit: Life in Ireland since the 1950s

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these people
  • examine and become familiar with evidence which informs us about the lives of people in the periods studied, their thoughts and concerns, especially evidence which may be found locally
  • record the place of peoples and events on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: The Talking Points are an excellent starting point for class activities and discussions.

JC
History

Strand: Political Developments 19&20 cen

Suggestions for use: The Talking Points are an excellent starting point for class activities and discussions.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Clothes in Ireland

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/learn...ass/geography/looking-at-clothes-2/ Added: 08 Dec 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game / Guide/notes

Take a look at 9 different units related to the topic of clothes in Ireland. Each unit is packed full of facts, interactive activities and images.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Suggestions for use: none

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Salmon of Knowledge

http://resources.teachnet.ie/pcoleman/mark2/pages/readsalmon.htm Added: 07 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Recounts the story from Irish mythology. The early adventures of Fionn MacCumhaill and the salmon that had all the world's knowledge and how the person who ate this salmon would in turn have all the knowledge of the world.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
SESE History

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Stories

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • discuss chronology of events (beginning, middle, end) in a story
  • discuss the actions and feelings of characters
  • listen to, discuss, retell and record a range of myths and legends from different cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds in Ireland and other countries

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Myths & Legends

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • listen to, discuss, retell and record a range of myths and legends from various cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds in Ireland and other countries
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

History of Schools and Folklore

http://www.castlebar.ie/education/boholans/schoolhistory.htm Added: 31 May 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

Traces the history of a number of schools in the Castlebar area, and describes the type of education provided by the hedgeschool masters. Explores the setting up of 'real schools' from 1831 onwards, and describes visits of the 'cigire', games, folklore, seanfhocail, cures and customs and traditions of the time.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Local Studies

Suggestions for use: Traces the history of a number of schools in the Castlebar area, and describes the type of education provided by the hedgeschool masters.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Iron Age Celts

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/celts/ Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game / Guide/notes / Other

Highly interactive site with loads of information, activities and games about the Celts. Focuses on the Celts in Wales. Requires broadband.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Suggestions for use: Highly interactive site with loads of information, activities and games about the Celts. Focuses on the Celts in Wales.

JC
History

Strand: An Ancient Civilisation

Suggestions for use: May be used as an introduction to the Celts. Particularly suitable for Ordinary level students.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Ireland's History in Maps

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~irlkik/ihm/iremaps.htm Added: 07 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Maps and History of Early Irish territories, clans, tribes and placenames. The geography of early Ireland.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Life, Society, Work & Culture

Strand unit: Life in Mediaeval town & countryside

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • examine and become familiar with evidence from the periods studied, especially evidence which may be found locally
  • record the place of peoples on timelines

Strand: Local Studies

Strand unit: My Locality through the Ages

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with impor tant events in the history of the locality, setting local figures or events in the national and international context where relevant. In addition to the developments suggested for this unit in third and fourth classes, suitable subjects might include
  • use evidence which is more diverse and more complex than heretofore
Asset type:
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Living in a Castle

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/year7links/castles/castlessen.pdf Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

This one page PDF documents details life in a Norman Castle. Complete this worksheet by copying a diagram of a castle.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Life, Society, Work & Culture

Strand unit: Life in Norman Ireland

Suggestions for use: This one page PDF documents details life in a Norman Castle. Complete this worksheet by copying a diagram of a castle.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Walk Through Time

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/walk/index.shtml Added: 12 Aug 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

The Walk Through Time website can be used to explore streets, people and houses of the Roman, Viking, Tudor, Victorian times and the 1950s.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Continuity & Change Over Time

Suggestions for use: Develop an understanding of chronology, in order to place people, events and topics studied in a broad historical sequence.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Investigation of a Local Historical Site

http://resources.teachnet.ie/mmorrin/resource/implh.htm Added: 06 Jun 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Provides useful guidelines for studying a local historical site. Some very interesting suggestions.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Local Studies

Strand unit: Buildings, sites or ruins

Suggestions for use: Provides useful guidelines for studying a local historical site. Some very interesting suggestions.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

World Book Web

The Celts

About 400 bc, Celts made their way into northern Italy, Spain, Asia Minor (an Asian peninsula that forms the main part of Turkey) and the British Isles . . .


400BC to 1200AD

This is a timeline of Ireland beginning with the Celts invading ending with King Henry II taking control of Ireland.


Celtic Art

Examples of Celtic Art and details on how it was made.


Fionn MacCumhaill

Here is an article about Fionn MacCumhaill and the Fianna.

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