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World War 2

(Key Stage 1 - 4)
(First Class - Leaving Cert)

Discover what life was like in Ireland during the War. Explore Ireland's neutrality, Convoy Patrols, smuggling and rationing.

Select three programmes from those detailed below:

1. The Blitz
Visit an Anderson Shelter and learn about the hardships of war. including air raids, evacuation and the Blackout.

2. A Soldier's Life in the Second World War
A visit to the Inniskillings Museum to see weapons of the period, to view an American jeep and to dress up in World War Two uniforms.

3. Identity Card Workshop
Create your own Identity card to bring home with you.

4. Rationing
Visit a wartime kitchen scene and discover how people survived rationing in Fermanagh. Explore tales of smuggling and the arrival of the Yanks.

5. Northern Ireland Screen
Explore the film footage of Northern Ireland during the Second World War.

Duration: 1 ½ hours. Admission charge applies, teachers free.

*The Digital Film Archive can be accessed free of charge.

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