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Irish – #LC2017 – Art O’Mahony

    #LC2017 #Irish Art O’Mahony – St Patrick’s Secondary School Castleisland I absolutely littered the aural paper with aiste phrases as soon as I got it at 9.25, for fear I would forget them by the end! The anticipation of writing the 100 marker made me neglect the cluastuiscint slightly but it was actually […]

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Science – #JC2017 – Maria Hayes

Maria Hayes – Scoil Ruain The Science paper which I was faced with today was very good. Everything I had concentrated on, came up!! I began with the Biology questions, then Chemistry, then finally Physics. I was happy with the biology questions, usually they are very difficult but this time they weren’t as hard. Same […]

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Maths P2 – #JC2017 – Maria Hayes

Maria Hayes – Scoil Ruáin Killenaule This morning I was faced with the 2nd half of the maths exam. When I first got my paper I immediately checked to see if there was a theorem on the paper because it’s a guaranteed 15 marks for me!! I was delighted to see that it was the […]

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Science – #JC2017 – Diego Brule

Diego Brule – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway Science was one of the two subjects in which I had prepared myself the most in. I was very looking forward to it, considering that for my LC subjects, I picked Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths. But maybe you noticed from my subject choices that Biology isn’t my […]

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Maths P2 – #JC2017 – Diego Brule

Diego Brule – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway Paper two is the easier of the two, I said. It won’t be that hard, I said. Well, this maths paper 2 was just about the most confusing maths paper I’ve done up to now. When I first opened the exam at 9:30, my sleepy self immediately wanted […]

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Maths P1 – #JC2017 – Maria Hayes

Maria Hayes – Scoil Ruain Killenaule Higher Level To sum this paper up in one sentence, I would say “It was a stiff paper!” Apart from the 3 questions which stumped me the paper was very doable. Ratios, functions, sequences, algebra and factorising all came up in the paper, like you’d expect. Ratios, exponential sequences […]

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Maths P1 – #JC2017 – Diego Brule

Diego Brule – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway Higher Level If I previously said that I wasn’t prepared at all for English, for Maths it was the complete opposite (I completed all my maths EDCO past exam papers). I was very looking forward to this exam as I had complete confidence in all its topics, except […]

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Geography – #JC2017 – Maria Hayes

Maria Hayes – Scoil Ruáin Killenaule The geography exam today was a tricky paper because I wasn’t expecting some of the questions to come up! However I was pleased with the turn out! I began with section 1. I got through that with little difficulty except when we were asked what kind of settlement a […]

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Geography – #JC2017 – Diego Brule

Diego Brule – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway Higher Level Geography, geography. Geography has always been a gamble for me, partly because I’ve lived everywhere at this stage and have a fair amount of general geographic knowledge, and partly because I only study my favourite parts and hope they come up. And very luckily, Today’s short […]

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Geography – #JC2017 – Olivia Whelan

  Olivia Whelan – Mean Scoil Mhuire Longford Geography today was one of the subjects I was really looking forward to! I’ve always been comfortable with the subject geography. As normal the exam began with section 1 , which consisted of 20 short questions , I flew through this section excited so see this years selection […]

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