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Greater Dublin Area (GDA) for Leaving Cert Geography

Tip: I found it extremely beneficial to know this chapter inside out and back to front. There is more to write about the GDA in comparison with the West of Ireland, and the questions are often easier to get big marks in. There’s a good bit in this chapter, but much of it is common sense or things you’d hear about on the news. Be specific; learn exact figures regarding population, average temperatures etc. This is a critical piece of advice across the entire geography course, but particularly in the Regional section. 

Our Geography notes are coming soon, subscribe to our emails to get all the important updates (it's free and secure) Physical processes  Climate  Cool temperate maritime  Lower precipitation (compared to the WoI). 800-1000mm per year. In rain shadow of Dublin Mountains (which are 1200m high) Sunshine- 4 hours per day average Summer temperature- 16 degrees Celsius Winter temperature- 5 degrees Celsius Growing season- 270 days Relief
Lowland region- low, flat land Dublin…

How to get 625 points in your Leaving Cert

This website is created by people who got 625 points, and it is hard to answer it all on one page. Here are some great tips from folks from different years all of whom got the coveted 625 in the Leaving Cert:

Ollie, a fellow 8 A1 achiever (2015), talks about motivation, planning and taking care of yourself
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Irish Times Interview with Brian Creagh, Aisling Dunne and Andre McLeod (2014)
The guys talk about choosing a course, give subject-specific tips and views on repeating

Fintan discusses the importance of a study diary (2011)
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9 Tips for Study Motivation
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The short answer is that if you want 625 points, a little study won't hurt

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People have gotten 625 points with no grinds at all

The Leaving Cert does not define you, it simply helps along the way

It's the simplest way to gain control

What to expect and how to manage your emotions

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