This category lists pages and sites relating to the history of Northern Ireland.
BBC NI Learning - History
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Focuses on Northern Ireland. Offers interactive presentations on King William III, the plantation of Scottish/English settlers in the 17th century, the Easter Rising, the 'Troubles' and the Good Friday Agreement. Includes illustrations, photos and further reading in each section.
History of Derry
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A concise history of the city from the 6th century AD until 1921.
The History Place - Irish Potato Famine
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Six chapters covering all aspects of the 1845 potato crop failure. Includes an overview, a look at the effects, so called 'coffin ships' and subsequent emigration. Provides illustrations.
Michael Collins - The Lost Leader
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A detailed biography of the life of the Irish revolutionary. Features sections on his early life as well as focusing on his participation in the Easter Risings. Includes photographs.
Newry, Mourne and Gullion - History
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Gives an overview particularly focusing on events which affected the area. Includes sections on myths, christianity, the Norman invasion and the famine. Provides photographs and illustrations.
Proclamation of the Irish Republic
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A word for word copy of the proclamation read from the steps of the General Post Office by Patrick Pearse on 24 April 1916. Also includes links to the background events surrounding it and reports on the Easter rising.
Timelines - Northern Ireland
[ Kids/Teens ] Brief synopsis of notable events from the 400's AD when St Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland, through until the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. Also includes a word search and a quiz.
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