Thursday 23 October 2014

Leaving Cert: Keano and Heaney kick off testing times

Published 05/06/2014 | 08:50

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.

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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