Clare Grealy

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‘The poem, An tEarrach Thiar, was also one the students like to study.’ File photograph: Getty

Irish paper two Higher level students who covered the entire course will have been happy with Irish paper two, according to teachers. John Gavin of (...)

Students sitting higher-level Irish paper two will have been pleased with a broad and varied paper that had something for everyone, particularly in th(...)

A question on the film Cáca Milis appeared which asked students about about the main character’s effect on the viewing audience. Photograph: Irish Film Board/Youtube

Students who banked on a widely-anticipated short story appearing in the higher level Irish paper prose section got a surprise today. The story, An G(...)

The year-long celebration marking the 125th anniversary of the start of the Irish language revival movement was among the topics presented to students on the Leaving Cert Irish paper one examination. Here Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Joe McHugh Minister of State for the Irish Language, with students from Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail Choir, Movill, Donegal at Government Buildings for the launch of Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 last December. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Higher level students who prepared essay topics including Bliain na Gaeilge, the environment and the economy were not disappointed as all three ‘banke(...)

‘Géibheann’, a poem by Co Galway political activist, actor, singer and poet Caitlin Maude featured on the Leaving Cert higher level paper 2 exam.

Students sitting the higher level Irish Paper 2 this morning will have had a “very straight-forward, student friendly paper,” according to Clare Greal(...)

Students were asked to tackle comprehensions on the Olympic Games and on climate change. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Students playing the dangerous game of predicting exam questions will have been left disappointed by Leaving Cert Irish paper two, after some widely e(...)

Leaving Cert Irish ordinary-level  paper one asked students to write about a day out on the train with a friend. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Higher- and ordinary-level students faced little or no problems with Leaving Cert Irish paper one, but some of the essay titles were “like something f(...)

The comprehension pieces, on golfer Rory McIlroy and US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, were both suited to this level. Photograph: AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards

Teachers and students have reacted positively to the higher and ordinary level Irish paper two, following general approval of paper one. Robbie Cronin(...)

In the context of major stories - water charges, Charlie Hebdo, marriage equality referendum were all topics students could have written about. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Higher level Irish students who prepared well for the oral Irish exam were doubly rewarded with a paper that was rich in the issues of the day, accord(...)

President of South Africa Dr Nelson Mandela with the President Mrs McAleese at Aras An Uachtarain

After a delightful paper one, it was perhaps expected that Irish paper two would present higher level students with more of a challenge. “It was mu(...)