Weekly Grind

6th Year

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Our Leaving Cert Accounting grinds focus on teaching students the necessary skills and techniques which are essential in order to excel in the State Exam.
Don Tierney
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How these Accounting Grinds will help you:

You will cover all topics on the Leaving Cert Accounting Course, with a specific focus on the ones that come up every year in the exam
You will learn crucial techniques to help improve your time management in the exam
Extra time will be given to topics that are particularly likely to appear on the exam according to past trends

When can you attend our Accounting Grinds?

Day Start Time End Time Location
Wednesdays 8:00pm 9:15pm On-Site
Wednesdays 8:00pm 9:15pm Live-Stream

Weekly Grinds Fees

Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €1099 €1,099 -
2nd Subject €549 €1,648 €550
3rd Subject €549 €2,197 €1,100
4th Subject €549 €2,746 €1,650
5th Subject €549 €3,295 €2,200
6th Subject €549 €3,844 €2,750


Due Date
Payment 1
Payment 2
Payment 3
*Paying in instalments will increase overall price

Meet your Accounting Grinds Teacher

Don Tierney Accounting Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationDon Tierney Accounting Teacher at The Dublin Academy of Education

Don Tierney

Don Tierney has 20 years of experience in teaching Leaving Cert Accounting. Prior to that, he spent two years working as an Accountant. He has a wide range of teaching experience in the subject. Confidence is instilled in his students as the students receive constant guidance and encouragement on how to earn top marks in their exams. He shares with the students exam techniques and equally as important, the most frequent and highly avoidable mistakes and over the years a high percentage of his students go on to study Accounting at Third level.

Hear from our Accounting Students

"Don really helped me get my head around some of the tougher topics on the exam. I thought he was really relatable and had a great way of teaching the subject."

- Attended Don's Accounting Grinds

More Information on our Accounting Grinds

Over the course of these Leaving Cert Accounting grinds, you will cover all topics of the Leaving Cert course.


Initially, the focus will be on Final Accounts, a question that comes up every year and is worth 30%. The concepts and strategies of Final accounts will assist your understanding of the following topics; Incomplete records, Tabular Statements, Published accounts, Club accounts and Service firm accounts.


Interpretation of Accounts is a question that has come up every single year and is worth 25%. This topic will be covered in great detail early on in the year. The teacher with 20 years experience will focus on strategies for you to obtain the maximum amount of marks in the Leaving Cert Accounting exam.


There will be a big focus on time management and highlighting common mistakes made by students. In each Topic covered, you will receive exam-focused notes outlining methods to aid understanding and help improve time management.  These notes will also include numerous past exam questions and solutions. Revision on topics likely to appear on the exam according to past trends will cover the majority of the second half of the year. This will ensure that you feel well prepared for their Leaving Cert Accounting exam.

Where can you attend these grinds?

You can experience our live and interactive weekly grinds by attending classes either:


On-site: We offer on-site classroom-based weekly grinds in our Stillorgan location.


Online via Live-stream: We also offer you the option of attending our weekly grinds via live-stream meaning you can participate from anywhere in Ireland.


Regardless of which option you select, you will be able to interact with our teachers and ask questions. These weekly grinds are 75 minutes in duration and all classes are accompanied by our renowned Dublin Academy study notes. If you opt for Live-streamed weekly grinds, our study notes will be posted to your home free of charge.


The foundation of our Leaving Cert weekly grinds is ‘exam focus’. Our teachers strip away the unnecessary sections of each subject and focus solely on the core, examinable material, the aim of which is increasing your exam performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule for weekly grinds?

Start Date:
Classes commence week beginning Monday 9th September 2024.


Please note, classes will NOT be held on the following dates:


Mid-Term Breaks:
Monday 28th October- classes resume Monday 4th November 2024
Monday 10th February – classes resume Monday 17th February 2025

Christmas Holidays:
Monday 9th December 2024 – classes resume on Monday 6th January 2025

Easter Holidays:
Monday 14th April - Sunday 27th April

Final Classes / Supervised Study:
Saturday 17th May 2025

Please note weekly grinds take place as normal on bank holidays

Can students ask questions in weekly grinds?

Yes. Regardless of whether students are attending weekly grinds on-site or via live-stream they will be free to ask our teachers questions.

How long are the weekly grinds?

Leaving Cert weekly grinds are 75 minutes in duration. Junior Cert weekly grinds are 60 minutes in duration.

Can I get recordings of the weekly grinds?

We do not offer recordings of our on-site or live-stream weekly grinds. Students attending our weekly grinds will have the option of adding our On-demand grinds videos to their chosen subject for just €125 (normally €525). The On-demand grinds contain over 40 hours of high-quality videos shot from our school studio covering the entire Leaving Cert curriculum in each subject.

Can I change my choice of subject for my weekly grind during the year?

Yes, however, please note that an administration charge of €25 will apply if a student decides to change their choice of subject during the year.

How do I access my live-streamed weekly grinds?

You will access your live-streamed weekly grinds via our online learning management system, DASH (Dublin Academy School Hub). We will send you logins for this platform in advance of your live-streamed grind.

If I opt for live-streamed grinds, how do I get my study notes?

Your study notes will be posted to your house free of charge in advance of your live-streamed grinds commencing. Please note, study notes will take up to 3 working days to arrive from the time of booking.

Can I try out the weekly grinds for free before signing up?

Yes, all students can attend a free trial of our weekly grinds to ensure they are happy with the service.

Do Weekly Grinds take place on bank holiday Mondays?

Yes, weekly grinds take place as scheduled on bank holidays and public holidays throughout the year.

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