Extra Resources

Useful Links

A step-by-step guide which helps users trace their family history back to World War 1 (guide is also downloadable)

An online exhibition by the RTÉ Archives which covers such topics as Irish recruitment to the war, life in the trenches and the Easter Rising. Information is provided through text, images, video and audio.

Images and information relating to a wide range of themes focusing on the First Word War.

To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, British Pathé has launched a definitive collection of films from the conflict.

This site contains an interactive map of key events of the 1916 Rising, eyewitness accounts and profiles of the people involved.

A collection of audio clips detailing local stories from World War 1 and the Easter Rising.

“MindRising 2016 is a competition celebrating 200 years of the island of Ireland. MindRising champions the use of digital technology in schools & groups. MindRising is about telling stories about our past and our future. Teams will work on their digital storytelling skills across a range of media which includes building elements of their projects in Minecraft. They are encouraged to remember the past 100 years and imagine what the next 100 years could bring.”

A collection of military archives containing accounts, documents, images and audio.

National Museums Northern Ireland | First World War | Easter Rising

Images relating to the Easter Rising and the First World War.

A timeline detailing important events that affected Ulster from 1885-1925.

An extensive timeline with external links detailing every major event in 1916.

In partnership with The Nerve Centre