Students who took a study shortcut by skipping the soil section of the agricultural science Leaving Cert course this year would have had their options limited on a higher level paper that teachers agreed was reasonably fair, but no walkover. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Students who took a study shortcut by skipping the soil section of the agricultural science Leaving Cert course this year would have had their options(...)

I’d say people not familiar with farming would have had problems”: James Conway, TUI subject representative,  on the Agricultural Science paper

Students of biology found themselves at an advantage yesterday on a Leaving Cert agricultural science paper with plenty of genetics, animal and (...)