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https://www.scoilnet.ie/uploads/resources/35237/34996.pdf Added:21 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan
Lesson activities from the Nerve Centre arts initiative around what became known as The Sunningdale Agreement. Includes detailed notes with diagrams explaining the Agreement along with the ensuing Ulster Workers Council led strike and poses questions and study activities for students. Also includes links to primary source material.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: Excellent resource. Provides sufficient material and activities for a few class periods.
Asset type: Lesson Plan
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://www.scoilnet.ie/uploads/resources/35236/34995.pdf Added:21 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan
Detailed lesson activities created by the Nerve Centre arts project. Includes notes on the key events and 'perspectives' of what was the most violent year in The Troubles. Includes introductory and progression questions for the class as well as extension activities and additional primary source material.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: Really useful resource that could be the centre point of a few class periods. The notes will provide important revision material.
Asset type: Lesson Plan
Language: English
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https://www.scoilnet.ie/uploads/resources/35235/34994.pdf Added:21 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan
Detailed lesson activity looking at the changing attitudes among Ulster Catholics and nationalists during the 1960s as well as the main protests that took place as part of the emerging civil rights movement. Includes notes on the major events and 'perspectives' of the movement and has links to primary source interviews.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: Use this material in class. The notes could be a great source of information.
Asset type: Lesson Plan
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://www.scoilnet.ie/uploads/resources/35234/34993.pdf Added:21 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan
A set of class activities and key questions to support the BBC documentary A Class Apart. The activities use alternative perspectives and sets questions based on proponents' views.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: This is a really useful activity sheet and can be used over a number of classes. Suggest that the class look at the documentary in advance (available on Scoilnet).
Asset type: Lesson Plan
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhh-v5sOHyk&has_verified=1 Added:20 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video
A definitive BBC documentary looking at the emergence of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and subsequent events up to the imposition of Direct Rule by London in 1972. Focuses particularly on Derry.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: This is an important documentary and deserves to be played for the class. Contains some scenes that some will find upsetting.
Asset type: Audio / Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzKuyGnwUjk Added:20 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/Notes, Audio / Video
Short animation from Lagan College in Belfast about the policies of PM Terence O'Neill in the mid 1960s. O'Neill, though a staunch Unionist, sought to improve relations with the Catholic nationalist community. Covers his controversial meeting with Taoiseach Seán Lemas.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: Play in class or use material for your own class presentation. Useful for revision too.
Asset type: Guide/Notes, Audio / Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cuy90AHZchc Added:20 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/Notes, Audio / Video
Short animated video looking at the economic policies of Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill. The policies were centred around: partnerships with trade unions; a Ministry for Development; £900m investment; improved transport infrastructure; a new university; a new city; subsidising ship building; and the seeking of international investment. The video was produced by Lagan College in Belfast.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: Play for class or use the ideas for your own presentation.
Asset type: Guide/Notes, Audio / Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://digitalfilmarchive.net/medi...url=/collection/ni-civil-rights-105 Added:19 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video
Documentary from the Northern Ireland Digital Film Archive looking at the decade of political violence from 1968 to 1978. It traces the evolution of what became known as 'The Troubles' from the early Civil Rights marches, through the Protestant counter-demonstrations, to the arrival of the Army on the streets, to the events of 'Bloody Sunday' in 1973 and the ensuing campaign of bombing, to the rise of Protestant paramilitaries. Attempts to stop violence are examined with the imposition of Direct Rule from London and the holding of elections under a proportional representation system of elections.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: Assign as homework. It is 25 mins duration and is a neutral and factual account of events between 1968 and 1978.
Asset type: Audio / Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEM...ybyL_HtaZQSfy0ljqYL3iR7YGS&index=40 Added:19 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video
Video talk (16 mins) from Trinity College History professor Dr Patrick Geoghegan on Parnell. Looks at his background and the main influences on his 'home rule' politics as well as his personal life. It notes also that the Catholic Church's opposition to Parnell's relationship with Mrs O'Shea may have been the first major of the Church into modern Irish politics.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 2 Pol & Soc Reform 1870-1914
Suggestions for use: Excellent background talk on one of the 'key personalities'. Play in class or assign as homework. Discuss in class.
Asset type: Audio / Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqUSsvIfVio&feature=youtu.be Added:13 Jan 2021 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video
Short animated video that gives a potted history of Northern Ireland up to the late 1960s. Traces the establishment of the Northern Ireland state, looks at Protestant / Catholic divisions and issues of majority rule, plural voting and discrimination. The video is a useful guide to the reasons for the establishment of the Civil Rights movement in the late 1960s.
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Strand: Later Modern Ireland
Strand unit: 5 Northern Ireland 1949-1993
Suggestions for use: Tell students to view in their own time. The content of the video will provide a framework of material for the teacher to cover in class periods.
Asset type: Audio / Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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