Weekly Grind

5th Year

Stillorgan Plaza
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.
Brendan Kelly
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How these 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

Meet the Teacher

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 Students

Alana, 625 points

“The teachers here are so understanding, and I was shocked by their depth of knowledge, and eagerness to help us succeed”

Hear from our 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 Weekly Grinds


Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €525.00 €525.00 €0.00
2nd Subject €368.00 €893.00 €157.00
3rd Subject €263.00 €1,156.00 €419.00
4th Subject €263.00 €1,419.00 €681.00
5th Subject €263.00 €1,682.00 €943.00
6th Subject €263.00 €1,945.00 €1,205.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule for weekly grinds?

Start Date:
Classes commence week beginning Monday 5th September 2022.


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


Mid-Term Breaks:
Monday 31st October- classes resume Monday 7th November 2022
Monday 13th February – classes resume Monday 20th February 2023

Christmas Holidays:
Monday 12th December 2022 – classes resume on Monday 9th January 2023

Easter Holidays:
Monday 3rd April - Sunday 16th April

Final Classes / Supervised Study:
Saturday 20th May 2023

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.

More Course Information

These 5th Year Accounting grinds give students an insight into what they can expect in June. A key element will be to focus on the previous exam questions and also on how to pick up easy marks. Each student will receive a full set of notes, which will be essential to improving exam grades. The following topics will be covered:

  • Club Accounts
  • Service Firms
  • Farm Accounts
  • Incomplete Records
  • Cash Budgeting
  • Product Costing
  • Tabular Statements
  • Ratio Analysis
  • Marginal Costing
  • Flexible Budgeting
  • Production Budgeting
  • Depreciation/Revaluation
  • Control Accounts
  • Cash Flow Statements
  • Suspense
  • Published Accounts
  • Final Accounts

Where can I 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.