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Thursday 18 September 2014

Leaving Cert: Keano and Heaney kick off testing times

Published 05/06/2014 | 08:50

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Leaving Cert students look over their English paper

The Leaving and Junior Certificate exams got off to a smooth start as 118,000 students knuckled down to the first day.

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The big talking point was the appearance of the late Seamus Heaney on Leaving Cert English Higher Level Paper 1.

Heaney was the dream question for most English candidates – but students and teachers regard him as a Paper 2 poetry topic.

So will he or won't he make it a double today?

Katherine Donnelly rounds up the talking points of Day 1

Irish Independent

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