(Key Stage 2 - 4)
(Year 1 - Leaving Cert)
Learn about the experiences of local soldiers during the First World War.
Select three programmes from those detailed below:
1. A soldier's life in the Great War:
Dress up in military uniform and handle the weapons used in the First World War.
2. Personal Stories from the Great War:
Learn about the experiences of a Tyrone family during this period, discover the war poetry of an Irish Nationalist Francis Ledwidge and hear the stories of the soldiers who won the Victoria Cross medal for bravery and valour.
3. Evidence from the Great War:
Read the letters from soldiers of the Inniskillingswhich tell of their experiences from the Front.
4. The Digital Film Archive:
Explore the film footage of life in Ireland during the Great War.*
Duration: 1 ½ hours. Admission charge applies, teachers free.
*The Digital Film Archive can be accessed free of charge.