Jim O Dea

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Amont the topics on the higher level paper were one about a young boy who wins a pig at a festival. Photograph: iStock

The Junior Cert German papers held no real surprises and followed the format of previous years, according to Fiona Healy, ASTI subject representative (...)

“Students have to understand conversations by native speakers including the nuances of whether the speakers knew each other.”

Students may have been pressed for time on this year’s Leaving Cert German paper, teachers have said. Orla Ní Shúilleabháin, a teacher at the Instit(...)

Oscar McHale 6th year student in Stratford College Rathgar with his Classics teacher Delia Donohue. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

“Ancient Rome is important. To ignore the Romans is not just to turn a blind eye to the distant past. Rome still helps to define the way we understan(...)

One of the country’s few remaining Latin teachers has advised students to abandon the subject after calling this year’s Leaving Cert papers unreasonable, extremely difficult and likely to confuse and disturb students. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

One of the country’s few remaining Latin teachers has advised students to abandon the subject after calling this year’s Leaving Cert papers unreasona(...)

The final day of exams was a reasonably good one for the small number of Junior Cert students who were finishing up with Latin, Italian and classical(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Kate Feeney has been elected  in the Blackrock ward.Photograph: DAVE MEEHANS

The counting of votes in the Dún Laoghaire ward of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has been adjourned indefinitely.Labour requested that ballots(...)

The life of Julius Caesar kept classics students busy.

An account of the life of Julius Caesar kept students busy on a lengthy Junior Cert classical studies paper yesterday. “The period they were as(...)