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#HomeEc – #JC2017 – Katelyn Dunne

#JC2017 #HomeEc Katelyn Dunne – Ratoath College Home ec is one of my all time favourite subjects. However I was still extremely nervous for the exam (like everyone is). I had a vague idea of what would kinda come up, but still pretty clueless of what I was to expect considering a lot of the […]

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Geography – #LC2017 – Kate L. Ryan

  Kate Ryan – Colaiste Iascaigh I’m not really sure how geography went if I’m honest. The paper seemed a bit weird in places and I’m almost certain I messed up with the timing. But all in all, it wasn’t the worst. I think nearly everyone in the room let out a sigh of relief […]

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English – #LC2017 – Alex Fogerty

    #LC2017 – #English Alex Fogarty – Ratoath College Well, that went well, thank you State Examinations! I was honestly so happy with this paper. I found it to be very fair and pretty well rounded. I answered Question A from Text 3, I enjoyed the theme of that particular text being childhood memories. […]

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English – #LC2017 – Michelle Chiperi Aivazova

  Michelle Chiperi Aivazova – Colaiste Einde Salthill Galway I woke up this morning feeling quite sick to the stomach, much like the thousands of other students sitting exams today. The morning went by in a blur, eating and getting ready and hearing everyone chatter and panic before the exam. I have a tactic- avoid […]

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Leaving Cert Irish Paper 2

Keelyn – Higher Level The Irish paper this year was an absolute delight. As my teacher had predicted Nelson Mandela was one of the comprehensions and of course Seamus Heaney managed to show his face in comprehension two. As many of us had predicted Dis and An Spailpin Fanach came up although the questions were […]

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Leaving Cert English Paper Two

Shahed – Higher Level The dreaded English Paper 2, where the questions are either awful or a blessing. Thankfully, the general consensus this year is that it was a nice paper throughout! I opened the paper and quickly read the questions. When I saw the poetry section, I nearly screamed with joy. Thank you, SEC!! […]

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ISSU Supports Bring Back Our Girls Campaign

  The ISSU have fully endorsed the  #bringbackourgirls campaign.  We believe everyone is entitled to an education regardless of their ethnicity, religion or gender, and we are horrified at the recent events in Nigeria where girls were kidnapped for availing of their right to an education. We wish to express our sorrow to the parents […]

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