Donal Cremin

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The exam featured modern topics such as robotics in keyhole surgery and offshore wind energy.

The engineering paper challenged students to think logically and creatively with an engineer’s mindset, according to Donal Cremin, the ASTI representa(...)

Sylvia Plath’s appearance in Leaving Cert English paper two prompted relief in exam halls across the State.

Thousands of English students breathed a sigh of relief this afternoon when the poet Sylvia Plath appeared, as had been widely predicted, on the highe(...)

3-D printing, exoskeleton robot suits and nanotechnology feature in Leaving Cert engineering exam. Photograph: iStock

Irish world rowing champions Paul and Gary O’Donovan made a surprise appearance on a modern higher-level engineering paper that mentioned cutting-edge(...)

According to a representative from the teachers’ union ASTI the ordinary level paper was well received. Photograph: Getty Images

Some 6,500 junior cert metalwork students were happy with the higher level written examination which was seen as fair, according to Donal Cremin, ASTI(...)

A reading comprehension on the subject of the zoo in Madrid contained some quite difficult vocabulary and featured unusual animals, but the questions were straightforward, teachers said.

There was plenty of reading in store for 7,747 students who sat yesterday’s Junior Certificate Spanish exam, although most reported satisfaction with (...)