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Scoil Mhuire Cork
~Nurturing for Life~

Scoil Ṁuire, 1 Sidney Place, Wellington Roa Cork City T23 PF76 Tel: 021 4501844 E-mail:


History is the study of change over time. It covers all aspects of human society -political, social, economic, cultural, religious, and military developments.


Lots!!! – these include: Roman society, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Age of Exploration, Industrial Revolution, Irish society during the Plantation and Famine periods, Revolution in the 18th Century, Women’s suffrage, The Age of Dictators, World War 2, The Irish struggle for
Independence 1916 to 1922, The Holocaust, The Cold war, Post war Europe, USA society 1945- 2000.


Literacy, numeracy, working with others, decision making, independent thought and problem solving, ICT, understanding of politics and society, public speaking and debating, a deeper understanding of current affairs.


Law, Commerce, Teaching – primary and second level, Archaeology, Journalism, Politics, Publishing, Science, Medicine, Economics, B.I.S.


Traditionally SMC History students outperform other schools on a national basis in the Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate. 55 % of the Scoil Mhuire Leaving Certificate class of 2023 achieved H1 grades while 90% of the class achieved either a H1 or H2or H3 grade. Our 4th Year class consistently achieve top placings in local and national competitions. Over 75% of our Junior Cycle students achieve Distinctions or Higher Merits in the state exam.