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Korean War

Concise and excellent summary documentary on the Korean War that was a pivotal moment for both USA and USSR during the Cold War. Vet clear and concise documentary and short enough to be shown in a class. Very easy to … Continue reading

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Horrible Histories–The Great Plague

Good song for the Black Death that occured during the Middle Ages!!

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Norman Castles

Descriptive video explaining the rise of Norman stone castles and why they replaced old Motte and Bailey Castles. Gives excellent information also about the work required to build such a structure and the detail that went into it to keep … Continue reading

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Fall of Eagles

The “Fall Of Eagles” is an excellent drama series recalling how the Houses of Hohenzollern, Hapsburg and Romanov collapsed. Its an amazing 1974 BBC drama. It starts with the 1848 rebellions and goes right through to the fall of the … Continue reading

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Women in Ancient Rome

Here is the female version of the life of women in Ancient Rome

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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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Christmas Plan

Excellent video here that illustrates what Christmas is really about. Its not just about receiving, its also about giving. Merry Christmas Everyone, don’t forget the true meaning of Christmas time!! Some other excellent videos on the Dublin Diocese Website–http://education.dublindiocese.ie/2012/06/01/advent-resources-2/

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