Junior Certificate

Essay on Wolfe Tone – Junior Cert History

Theobald Wolfe Tone was the son of a Protestant Dublin carriage-maker. He studied at Trinity College and qualified as a barrister at the age of 26. He was more interested in politics . Tone was angry that the Irish Parliament admitted only Protestants. Though a Protestant himself, he felt religion should… Continue Reading →

What is a Cell?

“A cell is the basic unit of life. This means that we are built out of cells. A house could be built of concrete blocks. The block, in this instance, is the basic unit of the house just as the cell is the basic unit of life.”

Population – Terms

Terms Birth rate: Number of babies born per number of adults per year/unit of time Death rate: Number of people that die per number of adults per unit of time Natural Increase: Birth rate minus the death rate Implications: A high rate of natural increase suggests a rapidly growing population,… Continue Reading →

How to Read Sheet Music

Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you’ve gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you’re ready to rock.