Rise of Sinn Fein

Handout

Handout – the Rise of Sinn Fein

1918 General Election

Website with detailed results of 1918 General Election in Ireland

1918 General Election

Article on the rise of Sinn Fein

Article from Dr. Fearghal McGarry, Queens University
The Rise of Sinn Fein

Sample Essay

What were the factors that contributed to the success of Sinn Fein in the 1918 general election?

Click on the link below to download the above sample essay. You will see the marks received for each paragraph and the overall mark. When reading the essay consider why each paragraph received the mark that it did. Ask yourself ‘what could be done to improve the paragraph?’ Was there any issues that were left out of the essay that could have been included?

Finally consider the following for each paragraph -
1. Does the paragraph deal with an appropriate point?
2. Does the writer provide evidence to back up the point?
3. Is there an explanation as to why the point is relevent or an expansion on the point itself?
4. Is the paragraph linked back to the essay question and/or onto the next paragraph?

Sample Essay – What were the factors that contributed to the success of Sinn Fein in the 1918 General Election

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