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Irish Independent Exam Brief

The Irish Independent have produced an excellent Exam brief for Leaving Cert history and it is available online. Click on the links to access the following pages – Ordinary Level History How to write an Essay (Includes a sample answer … Continue reading

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DBQ – Katanga Contextualisation Questions

Three sample answers for contextualisation questions related to the Secession of Katanga have been added here – Contextualisation Questions – Katanga The files can be downloaded in Word Format.

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Congo 1961 – TG4 Documentary

TG4 are currently showing a two part documentary series about the involvement of Irish soldiers in the Congo during the Secessation of Katanga. The first part is on Wednesday 5th Dec. at 9.30 – repeated Saturday 8th Dec. at 9.30pm … Continue reading

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New Evidence uncovered in relation to the role of the UN in Katanga

A link has been added to a recent article in the Irish Times that states that new evidence of a cover-up by the United Nations in relation to the UN military offensive in Katanga in 1961. Secessation of Katanga

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Retreat from Empire Case Studies

New information has benn added to the ‘Retreat From Empire’ page relating to two of the case studies British Withdrawal From India Secession of Katanga

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