• Military History from the Streets: A Guide for Schools

    This is a guide which sets out five steps for history teachers to use or adapt to help students understand how the military history of WWI relates to their area. The briefing is based on the book Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (...

  • Ards

    Ards & North Down Borough Council - Shared Education Project

    Shared Education was a cross community visit involving St Mary’s Primary School Kircubbin and Victoria Primary School Ballyhalbert, funded by Council Good Relations Programme and The Executive Office. The P7 classes took part in a shared history/ shared educational project to the...

  • Meeke and the Major

    This project focused on the First World War, and in particular the Battle of Messines. It centres on the relationship between Private John Meeke a local Orangeman from Benvarden and Major William Redmond who was a famous nationalist MP. Focusing on this unique relationship has helped to define...

  • An Inclusive Covenant

    Developed through an on-going partnership and series of discussions among congregants of Gilnahirk Presbyterian Church and St Colmcille’s Catholic Parish in East Belfast, ‘An Inclusive Covenant’ was written and signed by participants as an alternative version of the Ulster Covenant for the...

  • Artsekta

    Artsekta have been involved in three separate projects focussing on the past, including The Belfast Bayeux, Sanskriti and Belfast Suitcase Stories.

  • journey together

    Journey Together - North West Schools Jointly Remembering the Centenary 2016

    The project was initiated by the Trustees of the Churches Trust, who are the leaders in the North West area of the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, Methodist Church, and Presbyterian Church. The aim was to bring young people and schools together for a positive learning and commemoration...

  • Commemoration Through Poetry and Verse

    Over a series of four workshops we worked with a group of women from North and West Belfast to look at the First World War through poetry written by men and women poets about that era.

  • 6th Connaught Rangers Research Project

    The 6th Connaught Rangers Research Project was formed by a group of people who had an interest in issues related to Irish nationalism and WWI. Some of those group members had family relatives who had enlisted, along with hundreds of others from the Falls Road area, in the Connaught Rangers...

  • Entwined Histories

    Entwined Histories began in 2012 with a project to commemorate the signing of the Ulster Covenant.  Following the success of this pilot, Co-operation Ireland continued the series, with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the reconciliation fund, with a further...

  • Fermanagh County Museum – Peace Studies Project

    Peace Studies is a four-year project led by Fermanagh County Museum, looking back at the First World War in the context of 2014-2018, which has engaged over 100 students.

  • Causeway Museum Service

    Much of the work of the Causeway Museum Service (CMS) is outreach- based, working with local communities, as well as working with local museum collections. This approach to historical work engages participants by encouraging them to share their expertise, tell their own story and providing the...