Video: Junior Cert Irish

Ciaran O’Mhurchu advises Junior Cert Higher Level Irish students to immerse themselves in the Irish language


The Junior Cert Irish paper has changed in recent years, with the emphasis of the paper now on the communicative side of the language. The Listening Comprehension is now a part Paper 1 and students are also given the opportunity of taking an optional oral examination.

Cian O’Mhurchu, who has been teaching Irish at The Institute of Education for six years, explains why students who speak the language regularly get the high grades