Presentation on the life of one of the leaders of the Easter 1916 Rising, Pádraig Pearse, told through photographs and documents. The presentation details main events from his life including his childhood, his education, his employment as a teacher and barrister, his opening of St. Enda’s school, and culminating in his proclamamtion of the Republic at Easter 1916 and his eventual surrender and death. [click to continue…]
Presentation which is intended to give pupils some background information about the history of the Vikings as well as information about the arrival of the Vikings in Ireland. The presentation shows examples of Viking transport, weapons and jewellery.
A set of teacher’s notes accompanies this resource. These are for teacher information only and are not intended as a commentary to be read to pupils for every slide in the presentation. [click to continue…]
Presentation detailing weapons, crockery and jewellery (particularly those made in gold) created during the Bronze Age in Ireland. All of these products give an insight into the everyday lives of the people of the time. The presentation includes great images of a range of these products. A set of teacher’s notes accompanies this resource. [click to continue…]