This Saturday marks the commemoration of Bloody Sunday 21st November 1920. The Beaufort History Department will be encouraging all students to
learn about and commemorate this important event in Irish History.
For more information on the nationwide commemorations, please find below a series of websites, podcasts, and links to documentaries.
1. GAA Museum Commemoration Programme
GAA Museum online exhibition: https://crokepark.ie/bloodysunday/bloody-sunday-exhibit
Transilience, the visual centrepiece of the GAA’s centenary by local artist and Dublin & Ballyboden hurler David Sweeney
2. Documentary and Podcasts
A documentary on Bloody Sunday is available on the RTÉ One Player and will also be broadcasted on Sunday night at 11.30pm
This film (based Michael Foley’s book The Bloody Field) promises to tell the story from many different perspectives, and put the terrible events of the day into a wider context of cultural history.https://www.rte.ie/player/movie/bloody-sunday-1920-e1/162915880185
The Bloody Field by Michael Foley https://www.obrien.ie/the-bloodied-field
Doc on One podcast on one Tipperary player’s involvement can be found here: https://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/share/radio1/21865831
3. Educational resources
Entitled Commemorating Bloody Sunday in the Junior Cycle History Classroom, the discussion featured contributions from Tommy Graham, Liz Gillis, Donal Fallon, John Gibney, and JCT History Advisor Angela Hanratty. A recording of the Hedge School can be found here: https://www.jct.ie/history/
Podcast on the Tipperary connection https://www.historyireland.com/hedge-schools/
History Ireland magazine – Bloody Sunday 1920: new evidence by Tim Carey https://www.historyireland.com/20th-century-contemporary-history/bloody-sunday-1920-new-evidence/
Atlas of the Irish Revolution (UCC & Irish Examiner) https://theirishrevolution.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/LC-U7.-WORKSHEETS-WOI-P3.pdf