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Ireland
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Ireland

Photo: Stone tower in Ireland

  • Concepts: cemeteries, churches, hills, ireland, pastures, rural areas, stones, trees
Irish Diaspora
Internal Resource
EDUCATION

Irish Diaspora

The Irish Diaspora stretches from Newfoundland to New Zealand. Trace the community's complex history with this lovely map.

  • Best for: Grades 3-12 (ages 8-18)
  • Concepts: 19th century, human migrations, ireland
Bloody Sunday
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Bloody Sunday

On November 21, 1920, more than two dozen people were killed in a pivotal event in the Irish War of Independence, a day now known as Bloody Sunday.

  • Best for: Grades 9-12 (ages 14-18)
  • Concepts: bloody sunday, civil wars, guerrilla, independence, ireland, irish republican army, military, police, united kingdom
Wrong-Way Corrigan
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Wrong-Way Corrigan

On July 17, 1938, aviator Douglas Corrigan departed from Brooklyn, New York, for a cross-country trip to California—but landed in Dublin, Ireland, the next day.

  • Best for: Grades 3-10 (ages 8-16)
  • Concepts: atlantic ocean, aviation, direction, navigation, wrong-way corrigan
Happy St. Patrick’s Day
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, 1762, the first St. Patrick’s Day parade took place in New York City, although the day had been a popular celebration for years.

  • Best for: Grades 2-12 (ages 7-18)
  • Concepts: celebrations, culture, holidays, immigration, ireland, myths, quarks
Good Friday Agreement Signed
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Good Friday Agreement Signed

On April 10, 1998, leaders from Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom signed two related treaties collectively known as the “Good Friday Agreement.” 

  • Best for: Grades 6-12 (ages 11-18)
  • Concepts: government, international agreements, ireland, politics, united kingdom
Bloomsday
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Bloomsday

On June 16, 1904, Irish author James Joyce had his first date with Nora Barnacle, the woman who would become his wife.

  • Best for: Grades 6-12 (ages 11-18)
  • Concepts: bloomsday, celebrations, dublin ireland, james joyce, novels, routes, ulysses
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EDUCATION

1979 British Isles

This attractive map of the British Isles, published in October 1979, accompanied the map of medieval England in the same issue. In addition to places of interest such as ruins and battle sites, this map also includes ferry routes.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: battle sites, british isles, england, europe, great britain, ireland, ruins, scotland, wales
1949 British Isles
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EDUCATION

1949 British Isles

With its elaborate, illustrated border and stylish legend, this map of the British Isles is both a work of art as well as an informative map, containing an abundance of places of interest including cathedrals, ruins, battlefields, and more.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: archaeological ruins, british isles, cathedrals, england, history, ireland, scotland, wales
Ireland
Internal Resource
EDUCATION

Ireland

Explore, customize, and download a 1-page black-and-white map of Ireland.

  • Concepts: europe, ireland, mapmaker 1-page maps, maps, political maps
Europe: Physical and Cultural Landscapes
Gallery
EDUCATION

Europe: Physical and Cultural Landscapes

View a photo gallery of Europe's physical and cultural landscapes.

  • Concepts: albania, belarus, croatia, cultural landscape, cyprus, europe, hungary, iceland, ireland, italy, monaco, netherlands, north sea, physical landscape, portugal, switzerland, vatican city, west germany
Slieve League Ireland
Photo
EDUCATION

Slieve League Ireland

Photo: A cliff on the Atlantic Coast.

  • Concepts: atlantic ocean, ireland, mountains, scenery, sea cliffs, slieve league, tourism
Languages and Religions of the United Kingdom and Ireland
Lesson
EDUCATION

Languages and Religions of the United Kingdom and Ireland

Students explore how language and religion have affected the borders in the United Kingdom and Ireland.  

  • Best for: Grades 6-8 (ages 11-14)
  • Concepts: beyond borders, culture, europe, ireland, language, religion, united kingdom
The Ship that Belfast Built
Article
EDUCATION

The Ship that Belfast Built

Video. Unna, from the Belfast Titanic Society, shares the untold story behind the building of the Titanic.

  • Best for: Grades 3+ (ages 8+)
  • Concepts: anniversaries, atlantic ocean, belfast, engineering, history, ships, titanic