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By September 5, 2021September 17th, 2021No Comments

As her own daughter receives college offers, Emma Doran reminiscences on giving birth thirteen days before her Leaving Cert


About 19 years ago I was enjoying the summer before 6th year in school. The big year.  One exam to determine the rest of your life, some might say. Others class it as a vehicle that has given generations of uncles something to ask teenage nieces and nephews about at family gatherings they’ve been forced to attend.

As her own daughter receives college offers, Emma Doran reminiscences on giving birth thirteen days before her Leaving Cert

About 19 years ago I was enjoying the summer before 6th year in school. The big year.  One exam to determine the rest of your life, some might say. Others class it as a vehicle that has given generations of uncles something to ask teenage nieces and nephews about at family gatherings they’ve been forced to attend . . .

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