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Meet our ISSU Exam Bloggers 2017 – Leaving Cert

Giving Students a voice

 

 

 

Name: Gabriele Grudyte
School: St.Marys Holyfaith Killester
One thing you love: I love binge watching anything on Netflix
One thing you hate: I hate feeling guilty about it
Subjects blogging for: 
German and History
After LC: I hope to do an Arts degree in German and Media and after that I’ll see where life takes me.

 

 

 


Name: Kate L. Ryan
School: Colaiste Iascaigh,  Easkey, Co. Sligo
One thing you love: Cheesy 80s Music
One thing you hate: Exercise
Subjects blogging for: 
Economics HL, Biology HL and Geography HL
After LC: I hope to study business, economics and social science at Trinity

 

 

 

Name: Katie Dignam
School: Ratoath College, Jamestown, Ratoath, Co. Meath.
One thing you love: I like movies
One thing you hate: I don’t like cheese
Subjects blogging for: Classical Studies – Higher Level

After LC: After the Leaving Cert, I would like to study Italian and Spanish.

 

 

 

Name: Michelle Chiperi Aivazova 
School: Coláiste Éinde, Threadneedle road, Salthill, Galway
One thing you love: I really love reading and writing poetry! My nickname is ‘Michelle Baggins’ and you can probably guess why!
One thing you hate: I really hate caterpillars, and it’s ironic because I absolutely love butterflies.
Subjects blogging for: 
English (Honours), Maths (Ordinary), Irish (Honours), French (Honours), History (Honours), Home-Economics (Honours), Geography (Honours), Russian (Honours)
After LC: After the Leaving Cert, I would like to study Italian and Spanish.

 

 

 


Name:
Maria Cullen
School: Loreto Wexford, Spawell Road, Wexford.
One thing you love: I love arguing about pineapple on pizza (Stick that fruit on baby!)
One thing you hate: I hate mean articles about millennials
Subjects blogging for: 
Art practicals (craft, imaginative composition, and life drawing), Art History
After LC: I hope to study drama and sociology and go on to be a drama therapist.

 

 

 


Name:
 Alex Fogarty
School: Ratoath College, Jamestown, Ratoath, Co. Meath.
One thing you love: Basketball
One thing you hate: Physics
Subjects blogging for: 
English HL, Irish HL, Maths OL, Italian HL, DCG HL, Engineering HL, Physics HL, Religion HL.
After LC: I’m hoping to be doing an Arts degree in English & History at Maynooth University.

 

 

 


Name: Katie Dignam
School: St Anne’s secondary school Tipperary.
One thing you love
: Camping
One thing you hate: Cabbage
Subjects blogging for: English- higher, Irish- pass, Maths- pass
Music- higher, Geography- higher, History- higher, French- pass

After LC: I hope to study government in university college cork and do farming for the summer

 

 

 

 Name: Art O’Mahony
School: College Road, Castleisland, Kerry.
One thing you love
: Spice-bags 
One thing you hate: Milk in coffee
Subjects blogging for:
English, Irish, History, Geography, Business, Economics, French (OL), Maths (OL)
After LC: I would like to study Law with History in either UCD or NUI Maynooth.

 

 

 

Name: Sarah Ní Chonghaile
School: Ratoath College,Jamestown, Ratoath, Co Meath
One thing you love
: Stupidly cheesy dad jokes
One thing you hate: Anything that isn’t stupidly cheesy dad jokes
Subjects blogging for: 
English- Higher, Maths- Higher, Irish – Higher, French (through Irish)- Higher, History- Higher, Religion- Higher, Biology- Higher, Classical Studies- Higher
After LC: I want to study primary education in DCU

 

 

 

Name: Gemma Reilly
School: Meanscoil Mhuire Longford
One thing you love
: Laughing at her own jokes
One thing you hate: Milk
Subjects blogging for: Spanish

 

 

 


Name:
Emily Witter Nolan
School: Ratoath College, Jamestown, Ratoath, Co.Meath
One thing you love
: Playing football
One thing you hate: The horrific leaving cert
Subjects blogging for: Chemistry
After LC: Hoping to do Medicine after the LC, but Midwifery is my back up!