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Seven Days in History - The 1916 Rising

Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Project

This is an account of one week in April 1916 which changed the course of Irish
history. That week witnessed the Easter Rising which ended in military failure
and the execution of its leaders.

How it maps to the curriculum

SESE History

Strand: Politics, Conflict & Society

Strand unit: 1916 and the foundation of the state

Suggestions for use: This is an account of one week in April 1916 which changed the course of Irish history.


Strand: Political Developments 19&20 cen

Suggestions for use: Gives a good overview of events but also pulls out some direct quotes from witnesses. Could certainly form the focus of a few class periods. Layout is a dated, though.

Key Skills:

  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Literacy

Meta information

  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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