Doney Houlihan

Average 4.59 based on 46 teacher ratings
Doney Houlihan is a Mathematics teacher at Ardscoil Ris located in Limerick, Dublin. When comparing Doney Houlihan's ratings to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Doney Houlihan's ratings are above the average of 4.48 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Ardscoil Ris is 4.44 stars.
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Really helped me understand maths, wouldn't be doing engineering otherwise. Funny man too but don't challenge him to a slagging match he would destroy you in half a sentence. Legend

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This man is a maths genius, though I think he's retired now? Had him in 5th and 6th year and though a lot thought he didn't explain well, I got a B in honours many got As. Students have to work too

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Great character and mathematical genius. Takes his time explaining things, but listen up and it all makes sense in the end. Will anyone better his results? Probably not.

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good bloke a lot like tony soprano

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dosnt no wer e is half d tym...e takes soooo much cheek of me nd evry1 haha

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He is a great laugh and can teach when in the mood to explain it (which is very rarely) but he is very slow to get through the curriculum

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absolute legend. one of the nicest people you are going to meet. I rale countryman like us all!!

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1+1 is 2...a great teacher. Ardscoil students are indebted to him. didn't have the beat control of the whiteboard so ud to listen to know where hes going with an answer

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Knew his maths, almost too well. Gave us extra help the odd Saturday leading up to the LC, real commitment.

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Funny man,good teacher tho i eventually dropped to pass for LC.Passionate about maths it has to be said,and great at writing STRAIGHT on the whiteboard!!!

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Another Legend. Terrorised us up to JC - "We'll have a theorem test in the mornin". Total Respect afterwards though. Good teacher.

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If you find it hard to pay attention to him you'll suffer, no patience for dem boys who want to do their own thing. Great humour about the man though.

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Legend, on a par with Liam 'I drinks the odd time' Kennedy

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had him for 2 years and he deosnt know my name and he seems like he just woke up all the time but on good days hes great

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Comes up wit sum legendary phrases: "Wheres Ger today? Hes in Punchestown????? Sure that isnt on til next week!" Legend

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mental picture outside of school=Doney sitting down eating steak and spuds.GAA on TV.Maths on the brain.great man.and if you were good at maths great teacher

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Top Man. In control.

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Lads are ye wit me or agin me! I'v borrowed a few of his catchphrases, testement to the man

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Great guy. Tried to teach me Latin over 35 years ago and almost succeeded. Nearly always managed to keep his cool and his sharp wit.

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Legend... id almost put my shirt on it that the 2 lads dont have their homework done

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an absolute legend!! all round nice guy pity bout the senility though??

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an absolute legend!! all round nice guy pity bout the senility though??

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Never had him but always wish i had. Once made 22 young men cry before a rubby match. Now that inspiration

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An idiosyncratic character, with a keen, cute wit and nightingale-type concern for his pupils.A good guy who rejects pretense while monopolising sophistication

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"Tipp man, good for the horses. True statement! Are you with us or against us?"

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Superb teacher! Gets fantastic results.

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When did I get gud in maths!? I suppose having him 4 JC helped me alot 2 grasp all d basics. Brilliant teacher and helpd me greatly

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Great man - great teacher

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It facinates me how he can remember all the maths theroms but he can't remember stuidents names

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Legend. "Make my day, Sam".

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simply the best

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god man

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hes come out with some ledgendary phrases E.G.,Fergal,dats messin!!I dont care bout no popsticle!!!

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One of the teachers who you'll always remember. The epitome of what a great teacher, maths or otherwise should be.

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Doney is the man. A legend from the day he was born. Immensly helpful and a pleasure to have as a teacher

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Quietfully, peacefully does he sit upon his chair, living life a wan with care, an eagle's glance, a lion's stare.

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Excellent teacher, I was absolutely gutted at not getting into his class for 5th yearafter having him for two wonderful years with him in 2nd and 3rd year

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THERES AN AWFUL LOT A MATHS IN THAT- WHAT A LEGEND

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The man is a genius. He has an exceptional knowledge of mathematics and a wonderful ability to convey that knowledge.

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Donie Should release a book of his 6th year maths jokes. Legend

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C C C C C C C O O O O O O O O O O O O O O L L L L L L L

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donie for president

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Unfortunately for me, I never had Donie- I had Ms Casey for the Junoir Cert & Brother Twomey for the Leaving.Another rugby coach and fellow Clareman,top teacher

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Doney is a ledgend. He is the best maths teacher in the whole of Ireland. Thursday is the best day because I have him twice. LEDGEND.

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best math teacher is right!!

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He is the man, best Maths teacher ever

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Ardscoil Ris is located in Limerick, Dublin with an average teacher rating of 4.44 stars. When comparing Ardscoil Ris' teachers to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Ardscoil Ris' teachers are below the average of 4.48 stars. Ardscoil Ris ranks -- amongst all High Schools in the county of Dublin. Learn More