Seo páipéar grinn do pháistí ón mbliain 1917

 

Cad a cheapann tú faoin scéal seo a bhí istigh:

Cad atá cearr faoin gcartún?
What do you find wrong with this cartoon?

An mbeadh sé ceadaithe inniu?
Would it be permitted today?

An raibh an léiritheoir leisciúil nó lag?
Was the illustrator lazy in his drawing or just incompetent?

Cad a cheapfá más é gur Éireannaigh a bhí léirithe mar seo?
How would you feel if Irish children were portrayed like this?

An bhfuil sé greannmhar?
Is this cartoon actually funny?

 

Anois, féach ar cheann eile, ón mbliain 1949
Here's another comic, from 32 years later:

An bhfuil biseach ar an scéal?
Have things improved?

 

 

Agus an ceann seo ón mbliain 1951?
Here's a different approach, from 1951:

Faoi dheireadh, biseach ar an scéal
Finally, some effort is made to depict Africans with respect

 

 

Anois, féach ar chúpla cartún ó 150 bliain ó shin ag léiriú Éireannach
These cartoons from Punch ar directed more at adults

 

Cén chaoi a léiritear na hÉireannaigh?
How are the Irish portrayed?

 

 

Irish peasants give money to O'Connell to help repeal the Act of Union

 

 

Will Gladstone deliver Hibernia into the hands of the Irish revolutionaries?

 

 

 

 

How have women been portrayed in the past?

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