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....
General Election Poll

General Election Poll

The General Election is just over a week away, so perhaps it’s time to get a snapshot of the voting intentions of primary teachers at this stage of the campaign. This (very unscientific!) poll is anonymous and simply asks which party you intend to give your No. 1 vote...
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 Parties

Political Parties

With the country in election mode and talk of the election all around, it gives teachers the perfect opportunity to teach about politics and the election process through the “Developing Citizenship” Strand of the SPHE curriculum. This resource consists of the names of...