Advice: Brian Mooney
Your questions answered by education expert Brian Mooney. Send your query to email@example.com
My child sits the Leaving in summer. What dates do I need to be home?
- January 9, 2018
Ask Brian: I never went to university. Can I return as a part-time mature student?
- January 2, 2018
I love athletics. What are my options for studying in the US?
- December 19, 2017
My son wants to work in construction, what’s the best route in?
- December 12, 2017
Ask Brian: I work in business, but want to teach. How do I join the profession?
- December 5, 2017
My daughter’s anxiety about the Leaving is getting worse. Is this normal?
- November 28, 2017
Ask Brian: My son has dyslexia. Will he qualify for lower CAO points?
- November 21, 2017
Ask Brian: UCD arts has changed. How does this affect my deferred place?
- November 14, 2017
Ask Brian: How can I help my daughter register for the right CAO course?
- November 7, 2017
Ask Brian: What are my employment options in the financial sector?
- October 31, 2017
Ask Brian: Will my students be able to take the Irish oral exam this year?
- October 24, 2017
Ask Brian: Where can my students get work experience in the tourism sector?
- October 16, 2017
Ask Brian: Should my son do an apprenticeship instead of college?
- October 9, 2017
Ask Brian: Do I qualify for a postgraduate course grant?
- October 2, 2017
Ask Brian: I’m struggling with my college course. Should I drop out ?
- September 26, 2017
Ask Brian: ‘My teacher isn’t qualified. Should I go to a grind school?’
- September 19, 2017
Ask Brian: My son wants to be a doctor but didn’t get the points. Are there other options?
- September 12, 2017
Ask Brian: What subjects should my daughter choose for the Leaving Cert?
- September 4, 2017
CAO 2017: Lots of supports available for students with disabilities
- August 24, 2017
CAO 2017: Am I eligible for a student grant?
- August 23, 2017
CAO 2017: Still time to apply for some courses beginning next month
- August 22, 2017
CAO 2017: Should I accept my CAO offer?
- August 21, 2017
Brian Mooney: Disappointing results? All is not yet lost
- August 17, 2017
A survival guide for Junior and Leaving Cert students (and parents)
- June 6, 2017
Ask Brian: I want to study nursing. What are my options?
- May 30, 2017
Should I take a hairdressing job without doing a PLC course?
- May 23, 2017
Ask Brian: My son has no idea of what he wants to study in college. Can you help?
- May 2, 2017
Ask Brian: Should my children drop their weak subjects?
- April 25, 2017
Ask Brian: My son wants to be a primary teacher. Can he study in the North?
- April 20, 2017
Ask Brian: My daughter wants to study physiotherapy but the points are too high. What can she do?
- April 20, 2017
Ask Brian: My son in US wants to study arts in Ireland. Are his grades good enough?
- March 28, 2017
Ask Brian: My daughter wants to teach, but her Irish is poor. What are her options?
- March 13, 2017
My son’s mock results were poor. Should he drop levels in some subjects?
- March 7, 2017
We cannot afford to send our daughter to university. What are her options?
- February 28, 2017
What changes can my son expect from the new junior cycle?
- February 21, 2017
Ask Brian: My daughter’s CAO choices revolve around her boyfriend. What should I do?
- February 13, 2017
Ask Brian: ‘My daughter missed out on medicine. Should she repeat?’
- February 5, 2017
Ask Brian: What are the financial costs of my son dropping out of his course?
- January 31, 2017
Ask Brian: Is private health cover mandatory for foreign students?
- January 23, 2017
Ask Brian: Is there a cheap way to prepare for the Hpat test for medical courses?
- January 17, 2017
Ask Brian: My new year’s resolution is to finally get a degree – but where do I start?
- January 10, 2017
Ask Brian: My daughter is stressed out by her CAO choices. Can you help?
- December 6, 2016
Ask Brian: How do I keep students engaged with science?
- November 28, 2016