If you want to have a mock election in class – with polling booths, a presiding officer and a ballot box – here’s something to get you started, an editable Polling Information Card for each pupil.
Source: Karen Browne
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Classroom posters of the seven candidates for the Presidential election to take place on October 27th. Each poster contains the name, photograph and party affiliation of each candidate.
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This nine-page booklet, compiled by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, gives lots of information surrounding the Presidency in Ireland – the Office of President, the nomination process, the poll, the voting arrangements, the count and information on past presidents.
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With all the talk of the upcoming Presidential election, this Powerpoint presentation details lots of information about the President of Ireland – how candidates are nominated, voting for President, counting of votes, taking up office and the Presidential Standard. There are also slides featuring all of the past holders of the office of President. These could easily be printed off to make a Presidential display in the classroom.
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Posters of the fifteen members of the new cabinet selected on Wednesday last in Dáil Éireann.
Source: Sinéad Gallagher
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