Press Pass 2013

It’s that time of year! The deadline for submissions to this year’s Press Pass competition is looming. All entries must be submitted by Friday December 20th. All participating schools should …

Triskel Arts Centre Cork – Romeo and Juliet

Triskel Arts Centre, Cork is hosting a number of special screenings of the new ‘Romeo & Juliet’ movie for Junior Cert students. Please visit the below link for further details: …

Drumcondra Education Centre Event

Frances Rocks will review the Leaving Cert English Paper 2013 in Drumcondra Teachers’ Centre on 10th December 2013 5-7pm. Booking through Drumcondra or phone (01) 857 6400

Second Date Added – Dublin West Ed Centre

We are pleased to announce a second date for Frances Rocks in Dublin West Ed Centre. Frances will repeat her talk on Leaving Cert English – Improving Student Grades on …

Frances Rocks event – additional dates

Due to phenomenal demand there will be another chance to attend Frances Rocks’ workshop on Leaving Cert English – Improving Student Grades in Dublin West and in Navan Education Centre. …

NNI Journalism Awards 2013

Please see the below link for the award-winning articles from yesterday’s NNI Journalism Awards 2013. A really useful resource for Leaving Cert paper one, TY Press Pass and media studies …

Nice dream, shame about the reality

Well done Evelyn O’Connor on her piece in today’s Irish Times!

Event in Dublin West November 28th

Leaving Cert English: Improving Student Grades (Higher Level) Guest presenter Frances Rocks will review the English Higher Leaving Cert Papers I and II WITH SAMPLE ANSWERS, with a view to …

Edward Denniston’s notes from INOTE Conference 2013

Media Studies – Advertising Resources

Below are a list of websites that contain many award-winning ads which you might find useful in your  classes: AdWeek Cannes Lions (international advertising awards) Clio Awards (international advertising …

Encyclopaedia Britannica – FYI

Dear Teachers, Your school has access to Britannica School from This is now available anywhere – school or home. Just go to and click on the Britannica icon. We offer …

Cathy Keane’s notes on the comparative

Larry Cotter’s notes on the comparative

Powerpoint Presentation on Seamus Heaney from Conference 2013


Frances Rocks – Poetry Notes from Conference 2013

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Eoghan Evesson’s notes from Conference 2013

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Conference 2013 – film study notes now available

Please visit the below link to access Frank Farrelly’s excellent notes on ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘The King’s Speech’

Press Pass notes

Please click on this link to visit my Skydrive folder of resources on Press Pass

INOTE Conference 2013

A huge thank you to everyone who made our conference such a success – we all had a very inspiring and motivating day. I hope to post notes/handouts/links to this …


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