Keith Coffey

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The Leaving Cert students from Adamstown Community College who reported on the exams in The Irish Times this June: from left, Natalia Staroscinska, Keith Coffey, Mumtaz Rostam, Emily Kane, Henry Kareem and Evelina Siaulyte. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Des Newton had a tricky task. Last week, the principal of Adamstown Community College greeted the school’s first-ever Leaving Cert students to hand(...)

The pressure was on for the students of Adamstown Community College - the first ever class at the school to sit the Leaving Cert - as they picked up t(...)

Soccer star Stephanie Roche, who sometimes coaches with Keith at Peamont United. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Disaster. I knew it was going to be bad, but it was worse. Ordinary maths was just question after impossible question. The way they were phrased, it w(...)

Question 8, referring to an oil slick, was the most novel on the paper

Teachers and students have reacted with fury and upset to this year’s ordinary level maths paper, while those taking the higher level paper were gener(...)

The Leaving Cert diarists from Adamstown Community School: Evelina Siaulyte, Natalia Staroscinska, Henry Kareem, Muntaz Rostam, Emily Kane, Keith Coffey. Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN

It was to be a model town. Adamstown, at the edge of the Dublin-Kildare border, was hailed as a well-planned new community where families and young p(...)

Adamstown Community College, the local co-educational post-primary in he “model town”, Adamstown, on the Dublin-Kildare border, is a very different(...)