An tEarrach Thiar on this year’s Irish exam? Part 2

An tEarrach Thiar - Irish Leaving Certificate


An tEarrach Thiar is a poem written by Máirtín Ó Direáin.

Here’s our expert analysis of its translation.

The Western Spring (the poem’s location/setting; we aren’t given a specific place, only the time of year, one signifying rebirth and new life; we assume, however, 

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An tEarrach Thiar on this year’s Irish exam? Part I

An tEarrach Thiar on this year’s Irish exam?


An tEarrach Thiar
is a poem written by Máirtín Ó Direáin voted one of Ireland’s 100 favourite poems by Irish Times readers in 1999. You can find the English translation of An tEarrach Thiar, plus our summary of it, below.

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Irish Paper 2: What did last year’s exam teach us?

What did last year's Irish Paper Two teach us?

 

In 2016, several unexpected topics cropped up on Leaving Cert Irish paper 2 due to a no-show for the widely predicted prose text An GnáthrudOisín i dTír na nÓg appearing instead.

So, that in mind, what approach should we take to this year’s exam?

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Structure Your Answers to Get A-Grade Results

Structure your answers to get


Although many students will have looked at structuring answers within their lessons, a refresher is always helpful. Practical skills such as knowing how to structure an essay can help you figure out a plan before you even start writing; it will also influence your grade. 

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10 Last Minute Revision Tips!

Get some last minute revision tips for your exams


May has come and exam season is nearly here.  If you haven't started studying - now is the time to get stuck in, before it really is too late.

You still have some time to get things right.  Use the coming weeks as focused, structured and healthy revision time.  Do. Not. Panic.


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