Names : _________________________________________________
Your name is Sean O’Connell. You are
Irish-American. You live
First of all, you decide to
learn a bit about the HISTORY of
Your family moved to
The Great Famine is also called ___________________ . It is a famine that took place in _______________ between _______ and ________. It was due to a disease that instantly destroyed the _________________________ for many Irish. The famine has other causes : __________________________________________________________________________. It is suggested that between ___________ and ____________________ people died in the three years from 1846 to 1849 as a result of ____________________, which was about _____% of the population. Many people also emigrated to _____________________________________________________________________.
2) Now, your family asks you why Ireland
is mostly Catholic, whereas
James, a Roman __________, had lost the throne
of _________ in the bloodless war called "_________________" of
16___. William won the war. He was ______ of ___________, a Protestant married
to ____________________, and became king of
3) When did
4) As you walk in a pub, you hear the song “Bloody Sunday” by U2. It is a famous historical event. Explain what it is in your own words.
You decide to visit the country and learn a bit about
the GEOGRAPHY of
Ireland is divided in ____ parts. _______________________ is the biggest part. Its capital city is _______________. ____________________ is part of _________________. Its capital city is _______________ .
1) Write the correct names on top of
(type the names in “Google images”) :
2) Locate the main towns and cities and
add them on the map:
Which photo and city is in
Now, you go with your family to a typical Irish pub to
discover the typical FOOD and DRINKS of
What are the two main ingredients of the Colcannon ? ___________________ and kale (=___________).
Explain the tradition.__________________________________________________________
What are the main ingredients of the Irish stew ? ___________________________________________________________________________
Which one would you prefer ? __________________________________________________
2) Now, you order a drink.
What is the most famous Irish beer ? ___________________
What colour is it ? _______________________