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The books on my summer reading list are great reads and should be enjoyed by all teens.  The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles including fantasy, horror, science fiction, mystery and detective stories, graphic novels, urscealta as gaeilge as well as non-fiction.

Recommended Reading For Young Adults 2019 – Irish Authors

Sally Rooney and Bernard MacLaverty have been nominated along with 8 other authors for this prestigous prize

The former Laureat na nOg will present this week’s Book Show on RTE Radio 1 7pm.



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.


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