Irish could be dropped as a compulsory subject

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Independent:

Leaving Cert students of the future may no longer do Transition Year as a stand-alone programme but, instead, have elements of it spread across senior cycle.

But should senior cycle extend over two years or three? That is another question raised in a major review of the Leaving Cert, which is now entering its final phase.

And there are mixed views on whether Irish should continue to be a compulsory subject. Read article