‘The Pomegranate’ by Eavan Boland

‘The Pomegranate’  by Eavan Boland Upon analysing a poem, I find it useful to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of ‘The Pomegranate’. Once an understanding of this poem’s Read More …

The Importance of Culture in Northern Ireland

Describe and explain the importance of culture in defining any region studied by you. (30 marks) 2010 Q4C     Region: Northern Ireland Religion defines and differentiates culture. Two dominant religions in Northern Ireland = Protestant (majority) and Catholicism (minority). Large scale immigration occurred in Ireland during the Plantation of Ireland in the 17th Century. Many of these people came Read More …

Impact of EU Growth on Ireland

Examine the impact of European Union expansion on Ireland’s economy and/or culture. (30 marks) 2006 Q6B     Ireland has experienced a multitude of benefits since it joined the EU in 1973. The impact the EU has had, and is currently having, on Ireland’s economy and culture is very much significant.    The year 2004 saw 10 new member states Read More …

‘Street’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

‘Street’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of ‘Street’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story has Read More …

‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’ by Paul Durcan

‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’ by Paul Durcan Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poems context.  The following notes outline the story of Paul Durcans ‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’. Once Read More …

‘Nessa’ by Paul Durcan

‘Nessa’ by Paul Durcan Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of ‘Nessa’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story has been Read More …

‘The War Horse’ by Eavan Boland

The War Horse By Eavan Boland   Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of the poem ‘The War Horse’. Once an Read More …

Landform of Deposition: Levees

A Feature of Deposition Levees   My favourite landform of deposition is Levees. I think it’s the most straightforward landform of deposition to learn and the diagram is relatively easy to draw too. Learn off the following 13 SRP’s and you should be able to answer a question regarding a depositional landform on the day of the exam (Leaving Cert).  1. Read More …