Leaving Cert Speech: 2022 Exam Paper

“You are a candidate in the next election for the presidency of Ireland. Write a speech to bedelivered during the election campaign, in which you outline the social and cultural values youwould promote if elected and explain the perception of Ireland you would cultivate abroad,given the opportunity to do so.” Ladies and gentlemen, my nameContinue reading “Leaving Cert Speech: 2022 Exam Paper”

Comprehension Question A Tips

This question is generally split into three separate questions that add up to 50 marks. (Covid changes brought this to 40) Question (i) The first question in the comprehension is generally a 15 mark question on the material you have just read. Example: Outline, in your own words, three of the challenges Bono issued toContinue reading “Comprehension Question A Tips”

Student Sample: 2021 Speech

“In TEXT 3, Chadwick Boseman draws attention to the dangers of stereotyping.You have been asked to speak, as a representative of a national youth organisation, at the launch of a major campaign against stereotyping. Write the speech you would deliver.“ Good afternoon everyone, my name is Ally McElroy and today I am going to talkContinue reading “Student Sample: 2021 Speech”

Chapter Four: Summary and Questions

Buddy spends the evening by himself at home doing his homework in the cold house. Writing about Richard the Lionheart’s death scares Buddy as he thinks about how he died, again showing his fascination with death. While getting ready for bed, Buddy notices that his dad is still not home and automatically starts thinking theContinue reading “Chapter Four: Summary and Questions”

Episode III-Final Goodbye to S.B.

The scene begins with S.B. in the scullery making a cup of tea and it is clear that he is unable to sleep. As he goes to sit down, he touches Gar’s coat that sits on the top of his case and he glances towards his room door. This highlights the emotional side of S.B.Continue reading “Episode III-Final Goodbye to S.B.”

Speech: Addressing Government Ministers on the Importance of Sport

Speech on Sport Ireland Report Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests and members of the Irish Government, my name is Paul Ryan and I am here today to talk to you about the recent Sport Ireland Report that has sent shockwaves through the country. As a Leaving Cert student, I was astounded to learn that onlyContinue reading “Speech: Addressing Government Ministers on the Importance of Sport”

Debate: We are self-obsessed Generation

Motion: We are a self obsessed generation Good evening everyone. My name is Gary Ryan and I am broadcasting live from Donegal in Ireland this evening and tonight our topic is, ‘are we a self obsessed generation?’ So wherever you are tuning in from, whether it’s New York, Mumbai or Paris, I hope you areContinue reading “Debate: We are self-obsessed Generation”

Episode III-The Memory of Fishing with S.B.

At the beginning of the act, Gar, S.B. and Madge are saying the rosary but it clear that Gar is not paying attention as Madge has to punch him to remind him that it is his decade. Private is in full flight, fantasising about life in America, while Public continues with the prayers. While reminiscingContinue reading “Episode III-The Memory of Fishing with S.B.”

Episode II-Saying Goodbye to ‘The Boys’

Gar goes off the see ‘the boys’ and Madge makes it clear that she does not like them when she criticises the fact that they have not made the effort to come see him on his last night. She also makes fun of them by asking how many of them are on the pension. WhenContinue reading “Episode II-Saying Goodbye to ‘The Boys’”