History 2: Aspects of Irish History 1891-1972


The aim of this module is to provide a detailed synthesis of Ireland's history from 1891 until 1972. The module will look at developments of the period in their social, cultural and economic contexts as well as in their political context.

Learning Outcomes

  1. List and describe the main phases of Irish history from 1891-1972

  2. Discuss a wide range of human activities: social, economic, political, cultural, technological, religious and scientific, within the wider historical narrative.

  3. Apply theory critically and examine history from different perspectives.

  4. Conduct a debate among his/her peers about the legacy of relevant historical periods

  5. Discuss the part played by past historical experience in the definition of heritage and identity in present day Ireland

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% Final Exam 70%