Institute of Education Study Notes

Monday, 21st October, 2019

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Ciaran O'Mhurcu

Supplement 7 Junior Cert English

Exam Times – Junior Cert Irish

By Ciaran O'Mhurcu

The Junior Cert Irish paper has changed in recent years, with the emphasis of the paper now on the communicative side of the language. The Listening Comprehension is now a part Paper 1 and students are also given the opportunity of taking an optional oral examination.

Cian O’Mhurchu, who has been teaching Irish at The Institute of Education for six years, explains why students who speak the language regularly get the high grades…

Online Resources

This is an extremely useful website, as the disks provided with the papers also contain the scripts for the cluastuiscint.

This website will help you improve your léamhtuiscnt skills.

TG4 is a wonderful resource for students hoping to improve their oral, aural and general Irish language skills.

Full Supplement

Full Supplement Download

Published on Thursday, 6th March, this supplement focuses on Leaving Certificate Irish.

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About Ciaran O'Mhurcu

Ciaran has been teaching at the institute of Education for six years and worked as a teacher and course director in Coláiste na bhFiann for a number of years. He is a graduate in Irish and History from UCD and subsequently graduated with a Masters Degree in History from UCD. Ciaran also achieved an Ard Dioplóma san Oideachas from NUIG and a Masters Degree in Education from UCD.

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