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Here’s a copy of my Seminar slides – ib-extended-essay incl viva-voce and reflections on planning and progress May 2017.  Refer to it on a regular basis for guidance on how to progress through your EE, particularly with ‘Reflections On Planning And Progress’.


The graphic novels shown in the video have been purchased for the Library thanks to a generous donation from the St. Andrew’s Alumni Association.

Sadly, I’m not a billionaire Crying Face on Apple iOS 9.3 , but I can certainly read like one.

Here’s Bill Gates summer reading suggestions.

Fantastic flowchart found on the NYPL website recommending 101 great summer reads.

The second 2nd Year Book of the Year is Harper Lee’s classic ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’.  Congratulations to Olivia (2K) who was one of the many students who voted for the book.


Agatha Christie’s ‘And Then There Were None’ has been voted the top Agatha Christie novel.


Click HERE to take the 1T Library Survey

Thanks to all parents, students and staff who supported the St. Michael’s House ‘Bring A Book, Buy A Book’ sale on World Book Day.  A magnificent €522.60 was raised for the charity.  Surplus books were sent to Oxfam.

The Museum has made 400,000 images of artworks in its collection available for free download.  However, the images are only intended for noncommercial, scholarly use. 

Irish History Online includes bibliographic information on books and pamphlets, articles from journals published in Ireland or internationally, and chapters from books of essays.  Coverage aims to be comprehensive for material published since 1936.  Selected items published before 1936 are also included.

Searches can be made by author/editor, by title or keyword from title, by subject, by person as subject, by place as subject, by journal title or series, or by publication details.

Irish History Online also provides useful links to a wide range of institutions and databases containing source material for Irish history and local studies. The free information available through these links includes place-names, Ordnance Survey maps, reports on archaeological excavations, editions of annals and other texts, and a range of library and archival resources.

It is hosted by the Royal Irish Academy and is free to use.