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Useful Links

(Useful Leaving Cert web Links, Threads and Websites)

General

(Leaving Cert Info. Courses etc.)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_secondary_school_leaving_qualifications (Wikipedia’s entry on the LC)
http://spunout.ie
http://theleavingcert.com

Education

http://www.cao.ie (Central Applications Office (CAO))
https://www.ucas.com (UK CAO)
http://www.qualifax.ie (Database of the country’s third level courses)
https://www.examinations.ie (Exam papers)
http://www.npcpp.ie (National Parents Council)
https://www.ccpc.ie/consumers/ (National Consumer Agency)
https://www.education.ie/en/ (Department of Education)
http://www.picktourism.ie/en/News/What-kind-of-courses-can-I-do-in-tourism/ (Info on Courses You Can Do in Tourism)
http://accesscollege.ie
https://www.thoughtco.com
www.bbc.co.uk/education

https://universitycompare.com/  (Uni Compare: A comprehensive university comparison site, offering students resources, tools, student discounts and university stats and rankings)

https://clearing.co.uk/  (Clearing: A website which tells you everything you need to know about Clearing and Adjustment and offers an app which allows you to speak to universities directly)


Grants / Misc

http://hea.ie/funding-governance-performance/funding/student-finance/ (Government Student Finance Site)
http://issu.ie (Union of secondary school students)
https://susi.ie (Single Awarding Authority for all new Student grant applications)

Leaving Cert. Subjects

Languages and The Arts:

http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/Hotpotatoes/Index.htm (Good site for French, German, Italian and Spanish revision)

French:

http://www.alliance-francaise.ie (Promotes French Culture)
http://www.lemonde.fr (Link To French Newspaper Site – Le Monde)
http://www.radiofrance.fr (Radio France Site)
http://www.tv5monde.com (French TV news site)
https://www.newsinslowfrench.com (News in Slow French (with vocabulary notes))
https://www.thoughtco.com/most-common-french-phrases-1371064 (Common and very useful French phrases)
https://www.thoughtco.com/popular-expressions-idioms-translated-into-french-4081772 (Useful French idioms)

Spanish:

http://dublin.cervantes.es/en/default.shtm (Promotes Spanish Culture)
http://www.elmundo.es (Spanish National Newspaper site – El Mundo)
https://elpais.com (Spanish national newspaper site – El Pais)
http://www.rtve.es/noticias/ (Spanish TV news site)
http://www.rtve.es/radio/ (Spanish Radio station)
https://www.thoughtco.com/spanish-grammar-4133080 (Useful spanish grammar)
https://www.thoughtco.com/adverbial-phrases-in-spanish-3079123 (Common and very useful Spanish phrases)
https://www.thoughtco.com/search?q=spanish+idioms (Useful Spanish idioms)

https://www.clarin.com (Clarín is the largest newspaper in Argentina)
http://www.fmlaboca.com.ar  (FM La Boca – Argentinian radio)
http://www.metro951.com (Argentina: Metro 95.1)
http://www.elnueve.com.ar (Argentina: Channel 9) (AKA: El Nueve, is centred on general entertainment)

German:

https://www.goethe.de/en/uun.html (Promotes German culture)
http://mediathek.daserste.de/Nachrichten/mehr?documentId=33284118 (Link to German news site)
http://www.tagesschau.de (German radio)
http://dict.tu-chemnitz.de/dings.cgi?lang=en&noframes=1&service=de-en&query=ellenbogen&optword=1&optcase=1&opterrors=0&optpro=0&style=&dlink=self (German Dictionary)
https://sites.uni.edu/becker/German2.html (Site With Lots Of German Language Links)
https://www.deutsch-lernen.com/learn-german-online/study_tips.php (German Study Tips)
https://www.lsa.umich.edu/german/hmr/grammatik/index.html (German Grammar explanations)
https://www.lsa.umich.edu/german/hmr/Vokabeln/frequent_words.html (List of frequent German words)
http://ielanguages.com/German.html (German tutorials in order of difficulty)

Polish:

http://www.nadajemy.ie (Polish TV)
http://wyborcza.pl/0,0.html?disableRedirects=true (Polish Newspaper)
https://www.polskieradio.pl (Polish radio)
http://ng24.ie
http://atmrozrywka.tv

Irish:

http://www.foinse.ie
https://www.scoilnet.ie
http://www.gaeltalk.net (Help with learning Gaeilge)
http://www.focloir.ie (English-Irish Dictionary)
http://www.daltai.com (Irish Forums, Grammar, Phrases etc.)

English:

http://www.echeat.com (good for essays)
http://www.iol.ie/~jenko/ (LC English resources)
http://www.leavingcertsolutions.com/english_home.htm
https://www.enotes.com/topics/othello (Notes on Othello)
http://www.sylviaplath.de (Site on Sylvia Plath)
http://www.clevernotes.ie
http://leavingcertenglish.net (a guide to English Paper 1)
https://www.oxford-royale.co.uk/articles/tips-techniques-essay-writer.html

LC Poetry Poems On Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BDTMo-yIrw (W.B. Yeats – Byzantium)

Music:

http://leavingcertmusic.weebly.com
http://www.riam.ie

The Sciences:

Physics:

http://www.sip.ie/sip069/Documents/physicspage.html
http://www.mathsphysics.com
http://www.loretobalbriggan.ie/physics/
https://www.khanacademy.org
http://www.thephysicsteacher.ie

Chemistry:

http://www.chemguide.co.uk (GCSE Level)

Biology:

http://biologyinmotion.com

For People Interested In Medicine:

https://hpat-ireland.acer.org (Information About The HPAT- Ireland Test)
https://www.ukcat.ac.uk
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk

Ag. Science:

http://www.farmersjournal.ie

Maths, Business & Economics:

Maths:

http://homepage.eircom.net/~mathsmaniac/geometry/geometry1.htm (Notes on the Further Geometry Option)
http://www.mathsireland.com (Exam Question Solutions)
https://www.khanacademy.org (General Maths/Physics/Applied Maths Notes)

Applied Maths:

http://www.mathsphysics.com (Physics Experminets/Applied Maths Notes)
https://www.khanacademy.org (General Maths/Physics/Applied Maths Notes)
http://www.thephysicsteacher.ie (Great Applied Maths Notes)

https://www.businessed.co.uk (Business Activities/Notes)

For ‘Start-up’ Businesses:

https://www.countytipperarychamber.com
https://www.localenterprise.ie
https://www.tipperarycoco.ie
http://www.citizensinformation.ie
https://www.enterprise.ie
https://www.idaireland.com
https://www.bordbia.ie
http://inis.gov.ie
https://revenue.ie
https://dbei.gov.ie