Tag Archives: History Leaving Cert

Computer apps

Recently downloaded a WWII app onto my computer for free. Its an amazing app that I would highly recommend. Its bursting with material. Contains over fifty profiles of the men that shaped the war and over ninety five pod casts … Continue reading

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Cold War Documentaries

Part one of twenty four that covers the entire Cold War. Extremely accessible and a language that is easy to understand. Snippets of it could be used for both Junior and Senior Cycles.

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Treaty of Versailles & Consquences

One of the most important events that occurred during the 20th which had far reaching consequences. Excellent video that focuses on the treaty, the consequeces of the Treaty and how it led to a Second World War. Very good source … Continue reading

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Easter 1916

Recorded this and just after watching it just now. It’s an excellent programme about the lesser known men who were executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising. Con Colbert Willie Pearse And Edward Daly just to be naming a … Continue reading

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Bloody Sunday

The U2 hit single ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’ refers to the Bloody Sunday in Derry, Northern Ireland, 30 January 1972, where 26 unarmed protesters and bystanders were shot by the British Army. Really good song and the lyrics is something that … Continue reading

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Great Depression

Its 84 years since the collapse of the banks in America. Very good documentary here made by the BBC!!

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The Holocaust

This is a brief snippet from Jacques Lipetz a survivor of the Jewish colony in Manila It was in March 1945 that my first Seder in freedom occurred.The first in many years, the first after the start of the fury … Continue reading

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