Irish is compulsory for all students unless they have had an exemption from Irish at Junior Level (see www.nui.ie)
Understand the spoken language
Understand the written language
Communicate in the spoken language
Communicate in the written language
- 5 poems common to Higher & Ordinary Level
- 5 poems for Higher Level or An Triall.
-5 Prose Stories.
- Aural (listening) and Oral (speaking) Work.
The oral is worth 40% (H & O) and the aural is worth 10% (H & O)
Students may also take Foundation Level but this will affect college entry so it is very important that all students check college and course requirements carefully.(www.qualifax.ie)
Useful for: Translator, Law, Journalism, Teaching, Broadcasting, Civil Service, Guards, Army, Acting, Politics. A Higher C3 is needed for Primary Teaching.