Richmond Barracks Exhibition

You are invited to the opening of an audio-visual exhibition ‘You never saw such excitement’: The 1918 Election of Countess Markievicz at Richmond Barracks. The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D. will launch the exhibition. OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday 20th September 2018 from 6-8pm RSVP by 19th September 2018 to   […]

Hands on History

Monday 23 July & Tuesday 24 July, 10am – 4pm   Hands on History Discover the National Library, find out what’s inside and what we do at this two day history ‘camp’ for post-primary students. On the first day, you will learn how to find ‘stuff’ that interests you and spend some time in the […]

Archived Threat to History

Dáil questions from Deputies Creed, Ryan, Murphy, O’Sullivan, McGrath, Smith, Ó Ríordáin, O’Brien, McConalogue, Broughan, Ó Cuiv, Tuffy and the Minister’s answers, 2011-2013 3 July 2013 … What the History Teachers Association of Ireland should do is engage actively with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment to discuss how their concerns can be addressed […]

Threat to History in Schools

Threat To School History H.T.A.I. is very concerned that proposals outlined in the Framework Document, published by the Minister for Education and Skills, will result in the removal of History from the core of subjects for the Junior Cert., where it has been for the vast majority of students since the foundation of the state. Latest […]

History and the Junior Cert

 History and the Junior Cert President Michael D Higgins expresses ‘deep and profound concern that history will no longer be a core subject at Junior Certificate level’. (30/04/18) ‘Higgins is right that history should be compulsory for Junior Cert’ (5/05/18) –Diarmaid Ferriter ‘The past isn’t the past, it’s not even over: We can’t discard Junior […]


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