Anne Gormley

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File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An audible sigh of relief was heard around the country at 2pm on Thursday as students opened their English exam paper and found that all the predicted(...)

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Students and teachers have reacted positively to higher level English paper one, with no major shocks or surprises to throw them. “This was a wonder(...)

There has been a mixed reaction to the first paper of the new Junior Cycle English curriculum, with some teachers praising a move away from rote learn(...)

 Students from the Institute of Education Megan Kelly, Cabinteely, and Colin Reid, Wexford, after the English Leaving Cert exam on Leeson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Students were asked to cover too much detail in too short a time during this year year’s higher level English paper, said Jim Lusby, a teacher at the (...)

Exam schedule and tips

Today’s exam schedule: Leaving Cert: English Paper 1 (higher and ordinary): 9.30am - 12.20pm Home Economics (higher and ordinary): 2-4.30pm Junior(...)

Seamus Heaney. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Before the first English paper had even begun, students’ minds were already leaping ahead to the following day’s exam, and the all important questi(...)

ExamWatchers video: Catherine Vance on English Paper 1

In the first of our video diaries, Catherine Vance from Dunshaughlin Community College gives her verdict on Leaving Cert day one