Advice: Brian Mooney
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Ask Brian: Is my son too bright for an apprenticeship?
- December 11, 2018
A course by any other name
- December 4, 2018
Ask Brian: ‘I am 18. Why should parents get my exam results?’
- November 27, 2018
My daughter isn’t sure what course to apply for. How can I help?
- November 20, 2018
Is it worth doing a year abroad in college?
- November 13, 2018
Does my son’s exam upgrade mean he can switch college?
- November 6, 2018
Ask Brian: My child’s teacher is performing poorly. How do I complain?
- October 23, 2018
My son has dyslexia. Should he drop subjects?
- October 23, 2018
My daughter wants to study physiotherapy abroad, but I’m not so sure
- October 16, 2018
Will Brexit affect my fees if I study in the UK next year?
- October 9, 2018
My smartphone-addicted son refuses to go to school. What can we do?
- October 2, 2018
Brian Mooney: How do I go about doing a postgrad course at a US university?
- September 25, 2018
Ask Brian: What if I don’t pay the school’s ‘voluntary contribution’?
- August 28, 2018
CAO deadline day: What students need to know
- June 25, 2018
Brian Mooney: What you need to know before the exams begin
- June 5, 2018
Ask Brian: Are Irish universities set up to cater to international students?
- June 5, 2018
Ask Brian: What chance is there of a loans scheme for higher education?
- May 22, 2018
Ask Brian: My son panics during exams. How can he get over it?
- May 15, 2018
Ask Brian: I still can’t decide what course to choose. What should I do?
- May 8, 2018
Ask Brian: Will I get an exemption from Irish for the Leaving Cert?
- May 1, 2018
Ask Brian: My son’s Leaving Cert politics exam clashes with another subject
- April 24, 2018
Ask Brian: My daughter is just 17. Should she defer going to college for a year?
- April 17, 2018
Ask Brian: Can my daughter skip transition year?
- April 10, 2018
Ask Brian: I don’t know which teachers’ union I should join. Does it matter?
- April 3, 2018
Ask Brian: My daughter wants to be a vet but her school doesn’t offer chemistry
- March 27, 2018
Ask Brian: My daughter wants to be a pilot. How much will it cost?
- March 20, 2018
Ask Brian: I want to be a primary teacher but I’m worried about oral Irish
- March 13, 2018
Ask Brian: Should my daughter skip transition year?
- March 6, 2018
Ask Brian: When I turn 18, am I entitled to receive my grades from school?
- February 27, 2018
My school says my complaints about a teacher are groundless
- February 20, 2018
Ask Brian: My daughter’s on a career break from teaching. Should she return home?
- February 13, 2018
Ask Brian: I’m a law graduate, but would prefer to teach. How do I qualify?
- February 6, 2018
Ask Brian: Do I have to make my school’s ‘voluntary’ contribution?
- January 23, 2018
Ask Brian: I left school early, but I want to boost my skills. What are my options?
- January 16, 2018
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