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Defence article in the Irish Examiner

14 November 2013
Defence article in the Irish Examiner
Defence article in the Irish Examiner
On the 18th of November the third in a series of five monthly articles complementing the ‘Time in Transition — It’s about Time 2’ programme was published by the Irish Examiner. Click here to view the article. This article focuses on 'Defence' and it aims to draw analogies between the defensive monuments of our past and how we defend ourselves today. A launch article published in May can be viewed here. The first article in the monthly series, published in September, focuses on 'Pilgrimage' and can be acccessed here. The second article in the monthly series, published in October, focuses on 'Commemoration' and can be acccessed here.

Check out the following websites which complement the ‘Defence’ article in the Irish Examiner (Monday 18th November). This is part of the Lifestyle and Living Theme within the resource for the Transition Year Option (see Theme 2, Unit 2, Lessons 1 and 2) which can be accessed via the homepage on this site.

To discover who was Ezio Auditore da Firenze click here

The Making of Norman Ireland see here for more
 

What is the Bayeux Tapestry? Find out here

 

To find out about castles in Anglo-Norman Ireland click here

 

Anglo-Norman Castles, for the PDF click here

 

Online Lesson - Attacking and Defending a Castle see it here

 

How were castles defended in the Middle Ages? to find out see here

 

Ireland's Tower Houses, for the PDF click here

To discover Charles Fort and James Fort see here