In many secondary schools across the country, the American and French Revolution and the 1798 Irish Rebellion are usually covered at this time of year in Second Year History classes. My favourite Revolution to teach is the American Revolution because there are hundreds of resources out there to help you! I sourced such a large amount … More Teaching the American Revolution
Hi everyone, I’m sure the relief came to alot of you this week with the sound of the word MidTerm echoing in many corridors. However, after one or two days sitting at home you may find yourself restless and searching for something to do. There are so many FREE events on this week that have … More MidTerm Break Adventures
On Sunday, I embarked on the Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum Tour. I have to say I was truly blown away. From always seeing the posters advertised on Dublin bus and a lot of people I knew talking about how good it was – I went to experience it for myself first hand. One aspect of … More One Million Dubliners
I’ve found that being a History teacher, it is always useful and interesting to know what happened this day in history. For example today October 4th, in 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite. The History channel have a website which has a chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on … More This day in History….