Election Resources

Election Resources

With the General Election imminent, the following is a list of online election resources that teachers may find helpful when explaining the workings of the democratic system in Ireland: How the Dáil Is Elected Guide To Ireland’s PR Electoral System Guide to the...
General Election Poll Results

General Election Poll Results

Between Tuesday and Friday this week a poll was taken on this website to ascertain the party voting intentions of teachers in the forthcoming General Election. This poll was anonymous and simply asked teachers which party they intended to give their No. 1 vote to....
Election Phrases Word Mat

Election Phrases Word Mat

This word mat contains thirty-two common phrases that are likely to be heard in the media and social media during the course of an election, perhaps especially during a general election. This word mat encourages pupils to find out the meaning behind each of the...
Political Party Leaders 2016

Political Party Leaders 2016

With the General Election imminent, teachers will be taking the opportunity to teach pupils about the political and electoral process. This is the first of a set of new resources to assist teachers in introducing and explaining the General Election to their pupils. It...
Election Resources

Election Resources

Election day is fast approaching (May 23rd) with the impending Local Elections, European Parliament Elections and the two By-Elections. This provides the teacher with a great opportunity to use the election atmosphere around us to teach about Ireland’s democracy and...
Seanad Éireann Referendum

Seanad Éireann Referendum

A referendum on the thirty-second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Éireann) will take place on Friday October 4th. Over the next couple of weeks there should be more discuussion and debate about the issue. These resources may help teachers discuss...