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Articles - September - 2014 Issue

Trinity College in Dublin Offers Free Online History Class - 10,000 Students Sign Up

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Irish Free State troops.

Register for the free course at:

www.futurelearn.com/courses/irish-history

 

More information on online courses at Trinity

www.tcd.ie/OnlineEducation

 

Trinity College: Dublin

www.tcd.ie

 

Dr. Anne Dolan contact: adolan@tcd.ie

www.tcd.ie/history/staff/adolan.php includes her recent publications on the period.

 

Dr. Ciarán Wallace contact: cwallace@tcd.ie

Prof. Ciaran Brady contact: cbrady@tcd.ie

 

Specifically Irish history related links

 

www.libraryireland.com

 

Booksellers specializing in Irish History/politics/Irish interest on Biblio.com

www.biblio.com/bookstores/irish-history/944

www.biblio.com/bookstores/irish-history-politics/15989

www.biblio.com/bookstores/irish-interest/382

 

Photo selections: Irish Civil War

irishvolunteers.org/2012/03/irish-civil-war

www.irishhistorian.com/Images/Independence_Images.html

 

 

Other Free MOOC offerings at other schools and topics:

Interested in other subject matter and free on-line courses? Here are some links that will take you to a variety of classes offered by some of the top colleges and universities here and abroad.

 

ACADEMIC EARTH academicearth.org links to some of America’s best known and most prestigious universities and courses and lectures offered without charge.

 

FUTURE LEARN: A portal to some of the UK’s top free MOOC learning sites. www.futurelearn.com/courses/upcoming

 

Fifty free educational sites (some duplication with above lists)

www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/free-online-courses-50-sites-to-get-educated-for-free

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