Exam Layout?

Paper I:
Listening Comprehension (Cluastuiscint) (40 marks)
Reading Comprehension (Léamhtuiscint) (40 marks)
Grammar (20 marks)
Writing (50 marks)
Paper II:
Prose ( marks)
Poetry ( marks)
Letter ( marks)


Like all languages it is important that you establish a good vocabulary as this will help you ion all aspects of the exam. Don’t forget to prepare for your aural exam as well. Writing out a list of the most common verbs with their English meaning will also come in very handy for all sections of the paper. Consider listening to Irish speaking TV/Radio (TG4)

Download the Junior certificate Irish syllabus here
Download the Junior certificate Irish teacher’s guidelines here
Download the Junior cert Irish Chief examiner’s report (2010) here