Average 3.94 based on 37 teacher ratings
Bob Dowling is a Biology teacher at Ardscoil Ris located in Dublin 9, Dublin. When comparing Bob Dowling's ratings to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Bob Dowling's ratings are below the average of 4.42 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Ardscoil Ris is 4.47 stars.
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Bobby d the science gee

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Knows his stuff but doesn't pass it on very well. Goes off into other unrelated stuff. Expects a lot in his exams though. Had to teach myself.

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A top man.Got stuck in when a riot broke out outside Croker after a football final back in 95.Still remember the image of him dodging a dig and then going to work on the poor chaps ribcage.The man is a class act.

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A good teacher who is helpful. A lot of students complained when they didn't get A's but many of them didnt put in enough effort

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Always helpful and can teach better than the book. Others may complain because they didn't get the results they expected.

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ledge bag. there for those who want to learn

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Really great if you want to learn, even works hard on the students who are not trying!!

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He is the expert at the cover up. Overall very good if even biology wasnt his thing.

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Had Bob in 1984 for Biology. Came into school some Sat mornings 5wks before exams to give class crash grinds. He was very helpfull. I got my honour thanks to Bob.

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hats off to bob, He came into us about 2 weeks before the leaving and told us it was not to late to start revising, But we had done nothing in the previous 2 years, To be honest we had some laugh with him, Once i put a piece

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Like a good wine, getting better with time !

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GETS GOOD RESULTS DESPITE BIG CLASSES.KNOWS HIS STUFF.

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Greattt!!!

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I was there the day he told us he was reared hard and raw in stoneybatter during the 90's. I used to be in convulsions trying to keep in the laughter during his stories. More of a life coach !

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Decent , He tries his best

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Horrible teacher. Explains very little. Tends to go off in a tangent in class. I just barely got a C in my Junior Cert.

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sound man, wouldn't do you a bad turn. legendary stories. we managed to send him about 150 brochures after a careers day in the RDS around 1990. "which one of you goddamn assholes" need i go on.

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had him in the eighties, all he talked about was the war.....had no idea what he was teaching.....science i think it was meant 2 b.. he thought he was miami vive

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Legend, knows his stuff but should have been a storyteller. Getting better at teaching biology recently but still rambles off.

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I thought casey was the most borin teacher ever but bob is just as boring

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Some great stories about his time in Vietnam !!

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Kinda hard and sorta boring, barely know wat he's talkin bout sumtimes

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approachable and does his best for the student!always appreciated

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Wat a man!so much respect for him but not a good teacher its biology not life science know loads bout why new yorkers are angry but nothin bout photosynthesis!

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Just do biology. its the only way you will ever understand.

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Top Man for a bitta banter..Loved his class for the stories.Character.man of knowledge too but it doesnt rub off!!

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9 years since i left and i still remember how to protect myself in a fight thanks to Bob in Biology, a class act rared hard and raw in Stoneybatter

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simply the best

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Bobology consists of 10% Biology, 90% General Knowledge..a good class to sleep through but can be interesting if you tune in, also.

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probaly the best teachers ever in that school

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Bob was meant to teach us science. He did that. He also covered every other subject during the same class.

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Bob. A man of many talents... or is that anicdotes? A good teacher. Know's a bit on nearly everything...

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could cut out some of the crap but is a nice guy who realises that people want to get the most points possible and facilitates this.

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This mans ability to mould european culture and bluetooth into the biology course astounds me.Not a bad bloke though.

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His classes ere always OK and he was a decent bloke.

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On School tours very narky

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Took his time putting me up too higher level! Good teacher! And knows alot about computers.

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Ardscoil Ris is located in Dublin 9, Dublin with an average teacher rating of 4.47 stars. When comparing Ardscoil Ris' teachers to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Ardscoil Ris' teachers are above the average of 4.42 stars. Ardscoil Ris ranks 27 amongst all High Schools in the county of Dublin. Learn More