I’ve enjoyed more than 18 years of teaching Irish to all academic levels and student abilities. I’ve worked as both an Irish oral examiner and a written examiner with the SEC in the past. I’m passionate about trying to make the Irish language more accessible to Leaving Cert students. For me, it all comes down to building students.
I am building this website to help students prepare for the Leaving Cert Art History Exam. Please use the menu at the top of the page to navigate this website. This site is under construction. I would appreciate feedback or queries from viewers using the contact form below. You can enter the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) here. Written by Deirdre Morgan. Updated 22nd May 2015. Name.
Why study Irish for the Leaving Certificate? With Irish being taught at top universities in America, Canada, Sweden, Germany, the UK and China, Irish speakers are in demand more than ever. Students with fluency in Irish can also enjoy working as translators with the EU in either Luxembourg or Belgium. Not to mention the numerous areas of employment here in Ireland, which include our media.
Irish Dance Music Much of what we now call Traditional Irish music originated in the Gaelic speaking peasantry of the 18th Century. Dancing was very popular at weddings and other social events. Up until the early 20th Century, the practice of dancing masters travelling from town to town with a fiddler or piper, and giving dance classes was common. In rural Ireland, dancing at the crossroads.
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After 14 years in school, Leaving Certificate Irish higher level candidates may have welcomed the opportunity to say what they wanted about the education system in the speech question in paper 1.
The Leaving Cert examination refers to the final examination of post-primary education. The exams are organized at the end of the Senior Cycle, which outfits for the students in-between the 15-18 year of age. The exam sits at levels 4 and 5 of the NFQ and the curriculum takes a minimum of 2 years to cover.
Irish vocab, useful to revise for oral exam or prepare essay responses related to the Environment.