Saint Patrick's Journey
 
 

CHILDREN'S BBC SITES

Walk through Time:

Explore history from Roman Britain to the present day, through the use of timelines and games.
bbc.co.uk/history/walk/index.shtml

History for Children:

Choose from a number of BBC History resources designed specifically for you. Here you will find sites ranging from the Roman Empire to World War II.
bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/

The Celts: (RESEARCH LINK)

Use the fact file provided to learn about how the Celts lived - what clothes they wore, the weapons they used and what religions they embraced. bbc.co.uk/wales/celts/factfile/index.shtml

 
 

NON BBC WEB LINKS

 

Ogham Stones: (RESEARCH LINK)

Learn about megalithic Ireland and see where in Ireland Ogham stones can be found.
megalithicireland.com/Ogham%20Stones%20Page%201.htm

Tourism Ireland: (Activity Link)

Find out facts about Saint Patrick and how his memory is celebrated today.
tourismirelandinfo.com/whattodo/stpat.html#Story

History World - History of the Celts:

Learn the history of the Celts, their legacy and about Druids.
historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?gtrack=pthc&ParagraphID=ejj

Book of Kells: (Research Link)

bookofkells.ie/
wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Kells
wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Kells

PARENTS / TEACHERS WEB LINKS

BBC SITES

BBC - Link to Saint Patrick site:
bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/saints/patrick_1.shtml

BBC Ancient British History:

Learn about British Prehistory, the wide array of thriving cultures, sites and artefacts.
bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/british_prehistory/

Non-BBC Sites

History.com - The History of Saint Patrick:
Watch videos and read articles dedicated to the story, celebrations and myths behind Saint Patrick.
history.com/content/stpatricksday

Making a Timeline:

Here you are guided through the process of creating a timeline, from planning the timeline to drawing it.
ehow.co.uk/how-does_4843459_making-a-timeline.html

Ogham Stones:

Online encyclopaedia entry detailing what Ogham Stones are, how they where used and how to correctly identify the Ogham alphabet.
wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogham_inscription

Tourism Ireland:

Find out facts about Saint Patrick and how his memory is celebrated today.
tourismirelandinfo.com/whattodo/stpat.html#Story

Downpatrick Centre:

Visit the centre that is dedicated to the story of Saint Patrick - from his kidnap by raiders to his eventual death.
saintpatrickcentre.com/

Saint Patrick's Country:

Learn about the places Saint Patrick is said to have visited in the counties of Down and Armagh. Gain tourist information on the important places to visit.
saintpatrickscountry.com/

Armagh Trian:

Visit the Saint Patrick's Trian visitor centre in Armagh and experience the three exhibitions it has to offer - The Armagh Story, Patrick's Testament - The Book of Armagh and The Land of Lilliput.
saintpatrickstrian.com/

Book of Kells: (Research Link)

bookofkells.ie/
wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Kells

Ulster Museum:

Visit the Ulster Museum and see the Saints and Scholars exhibition at the newly re-opened venue.
nmni.com/um

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