History Free Trial

Free Trials

6th Year

Try our History Grinds for free. Our Leaving Cert History grinds will help you fill gaps in your knowledge and develop your answering techniques to ensure you perform at your best on exam day.
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How our History Grinds will help you

You will receive H1 examples and sample answers for the project and written section of the History syllabus
You will receive exam-focused notes so you know the most important topics for the Leaving Cert History exam
You will learn time management tips, which is extremely important for the Leaving Cert History exam

What is included with our Free Grinds?

You can experience our expert teaching first-hand for a free 75-minute grind covering a topic on the course. 
All of our teachers write their own H1 study notes for their subjects, focusing on past and probable exam questions that they feel you need to know for this year's exam. Our free grinds include free notes that you will receive at your grind.
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.

Weekly Grinds Fees

Subject Price Total Savings
1st Subject €705 €705 €0.00
2nd Subject €494 €1,199 €211
3rd Subject €353 €1,552 €563
4th Subject €353 €1,905 €915
5th Subject €353 €2,259 €1266
6th Subject €353 €2,609 €1621

Meet your History Teacher

John Kilroy Leaving Cert History TeacherJohn Kilroy Leaving Cert History Teacher

John Kilroy

John has 25 years experience of teaching and management in secondary schools. He has been assistant examiner for the Leaving Certificate in both History and Classical studies, which gives him an in-depth knowledge of what is required by students. He is also the publisher author of the Leaving Cert exam strategy articles in education supplements in the national express.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule for weekly grinds?

Start Date:
Classes commence week beginning Monday 4th September 2023.


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


Mid-Term Breaks:
Monday 30th October- classes resume Monday 6th November 2023
Monday 12th February – classes resume Monday 19th February 2024

Christmas Holidays:
Monday 11th December 2023 – classes resume on Monday 8th January 2024

Easter Holidays:
Monday 25th March - Sunday 7th April

Final Classes / Supervised Study:
Saturday 18th May 2024

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.