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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15 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1275)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (875)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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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01 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1497)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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5 May Bank Holiday Study Tips

Get the most out of your May Bank Holiday weekend

The May Bank Holiday weekend is your last break before the Junior Cert and the Leaving Cert exams start in a month, but it's important to get the most out of your studies during this time. 

Here are 5 tips for your May Bank Holiday.

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27 April 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (798)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Oisín i dTír na nÓg - An Exploration

Leaving Certificate Irish - Oisín i dTír na nÓg


Oisín i dTír na nÓg (Oisín in Tír na nÓg for us plebs!) is arguably Ireland’s most famous myth/legend.

Why?

Because we cannot escape it. From WB Yeats’ poetry to Into the West, so much of Irish literature and culture has been inspired by and/or refers to it.

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21 April 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (433)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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