Senior Cycle History - Alive


The PDST hosted its first History Seminar/Conference on the 21st March 2015 in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone. All resources from the day are available below.


The PDST has also held a History Alive Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2021. All resources can be found using the following links:

History Alive 2016

History Alive 2017

History Alive 2018

History Alive 2021


History Alive 2015 Resources
Active Methodologies in the History Class

Graphic Organiser Booklet



Youth Connect Presentation &

History programme


Glasnevin Trust Museum :

Education Programme

Secondary school brochure

Planning for the History Classroom

Sample Hyper Linked Plan Template


Template  (without key skills)



ICT & History



Pdf Timeline


Follow link to online resources

History & Transition Year



Using Photographs


Using Songs


Approaches to teaching History in TY


NCCA Planning Template for TY

Promotion of History 



Information on the Bronze Age Handling Box

Essay writing



Developing Students' Writing Skills

Research Study Report

Developing Students Research Skills, Resource Booklet




The Dictionary of Irish Biograpghy


Bureau of Military History



Developing students’ abilities in identifying the techniques of mass propaganda and subjecting these to critical analysis

Case Study: The Nuremberg Rallies                                                                                                  

Follow link: Curriculum Resources Leaving Cert