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YvonneYvonne O’Toole, the Irish Exam Expert, has a wealth of experience in teaching, examining and writing Irish. Yvonne began her teaching career in 1987 in Holy Faith Secondary School Killester, Dublin. She holds a BA and H Dip and was awarded an MSc in 2004. She has been a member of the teaching staff of Holy Faith, Clontarf, since 1992.

During her teaching career, she has published more than 30 textbooks and sold over one million Junior and Leaving Cert Irish school books, with her writing partner Elizabeth Wade. She has also written articles for many newspapers and magazines and has been a regular guest on RTÉ exam-focus programmes.

Yvonne has spent many years as a corrector of both Junior and Leaving Cert examinations and she has also examined the oral component of the Leaving Cert examination.