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The Gamal
by Ciarán Collins
(Bloomsbury 2013)



  • Ciarán Collins BA, MA, HDEd
  • Irish & English Grinds
  • Oral Examiner for Dpt of Eduction
  • Experienced State Exams corrector
  • Leaving Cert, Junior Cert, 5th Year & 2nd Year students
  • 086 2625220
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          "Fantastic course. Delighted with it."
          Emma H. 6th year

          "Brilliant teacher. Shows exactly what you need to do to do well in the exam."
          Colm C. 6th year

          "He's really sound and helpful. I'm actually starting to find Irish easy." 
          Jack S. 3rd year

           "Hi Ciarán. I went to your courses in BTC for the Irish essay and oral and I got an A2 in my results today. I can't thank you enough. It was outstanding and there's no way I'd have got a result like that without it. Go raibh míle :)"
           Sorcha O'L 6th year

            "Mr Collins is an exceptional teacher. Communicates really well and doesn't put you on the spot, which I like. His notes are superb. He really wants you to do well."
            James L. 6th year
  • Ciarán is available for speaking engagements and readings and has appeared at many literary festivals, including Mountains to Sea and the William Carleton Summer School. ciarancollinsauthor@gmail.com   




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