All Ireland History Schools Competition

Categories:

  • ·        1916 Rising (or an aspect, group or individual involved)
  • ·        Ireland and the 1st. World War (or an aspect, group or individual involved)
  • ·        Women’s History in Ireland in the Revolutionary Period 1912-1922 (any person or group, trying to improve women’s lives in the period
  • ·        A local/regional studies theme from a century ago – an event that affected your local or regional area 1912-1922

 

Criteria:

  • ·        4,000 words, submitted as a Word document
  • ·        Submissions by a class, a group of students or an individual
  • ·        Impact of the selected event or person must be examined
  • ·        High literacy + accuracy
  • ·        Multi-media resources such as pictures may be incorporated
  • ·        Project must capture the imagination of the reader
  • ·        References to drama, art, poetry or literature can be used to enhance the Project
  • ·        Sources must be properly referenced (Author, date, Page)

 

Prizes

  • ·        A History trophy
  • ·        A mini-library, to the value of €200
  • ·        Publication and Digitisation in 2 sources
  • ·        Great learning and enjoyment
  • ·        Terrific learning skills and valuable for any CV

 

Submission:

  • ·        List of possible sources for an all-Ireland History project available from your History teacher
  • ·        Each project must include a cover-sheet – A template available from Mr. O’Leary or download at www.education.ie/histortcompetition
  • ·        Any queries may be directed to historyaward@mercierpress.ie
  • ·        Deadline for receipt of Projects: 4th. March 2016

Winners announced and prizes awarded, before the end of May 2016                          

  Happy researching!                                                                      

   Mr. T. O’Leary                                                        


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