Thursday 18 July 2019

VIDEO: We asked Leaving Cert students how they fared despite the absence of W.B. Yeats from English Paper Two

W.B. Yeats was conspicuous by his absence.

So say a lot of leaving cert students this year.

While the general consensus from students leaving the Institute of Education on Leeson Street was that English Paper Two was a fair paper, there were those who had banked on Yeats making an appearance.

The centenary of The Easter Rising had given cause for the majority to spend a lot of time studying Yeats, though other favourites did end up appearing. Paul Durcan featured for the first time in what many agreed to be a fair paper.

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