Book Review – Michael Collins Hero and Rebel

Book Review – Michael Collins Hero and Rebel

“Michael Collins – Hero and Rebel” is a fictional novel written by Eithne Massey. It tells the story of Irish hero Michael Collins who, from his childhood in West Cork vowed to fight for an independent Ireland. This is an amazing book with an inspiring story behind...
Book Review – Kilmainham Gaol

Book Review – Kilmainham Gaol

I was very excited on Tuesday when my teacher handed me “Kilmainham Gaol” by Andrew O’ Connor, to read and review. I love history and really enjoyed studying the stories of the famine and the 1916 rising which had strong links to the Gaol. This book is a reflection of...
Book Review: Seeds of Liberty

Book Review: Seeds of Liberty

In this book the author aims to give the reader insights into three revolutions in three different countries through three different characters. In my opinion she executes this in a manner King Louis 16th of France would be proud of! In Boston in the 1780s there is...
Hallowe’en Table Quiz 2017

Hallowe’en Table Quiz 2017

This Table Quiz, updated slightly for Hallowe’en 2017,  comprises eight rounds of six questions, a tie-break round and answers to all questions on 147 Powerpoint slides. It is probably geared towards pupils in the middle/senior end of the school. I’ve attempted to...