Average 4.69 based on 57 teacher ratings
Jim Doherty is an English teacher at Ardscoil Ris located in Limerick, Dublin. When comparing Jim Doherty's ratings to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Jim Doherty's ratings are above the average of 4.25 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Ardscoil Ris is 4.05 stars.
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Living legend

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Hes the best,Pure and simple

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great teacher, entertainer, storyteller and a laugh. What a man.... Some of the wittiest comments ever to come out of a classroom. Made me actually interested in the poetry we were doing!! Ledge

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wat a legend of a man hu ha . uh enright that wont cut the mustard ... what a legend ..doc for taoiseach

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pushed me very hard and refused to give any of us more than a b for an essay . his help over two years got me a b1 . the man is a legend and 1 the coolest people ever . doc the legend . sub zero cool

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Really cool, totally respected!.

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class teacher but a tough test marker

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Pushed me very hard for two years, pretty much refused to give me As in my essays until 6th year, and ultimately drove me to an A1 in the LC. The guy is easily the most respected person in the school!

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Absolutely Full of himself

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Left Ardscoil way back in 86 - Doc left a last impression on my career. Top marks.

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so good i'm rating you twice, in 1995 you inspired the work i'm writing today. thanks c.o'd.

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the corridors of ArdScoil never inspired me, you did. thanks Doc. 5 5 5

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Great teacher and a great laugh cant say a bad word about him even his strut around the corridors

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Can keep his composure and air of cool after falling back in his chair or kicking a table. That says it all.

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Past pupil here... Doc was the definition of the "Cool English Teacher". But he deserved the tag, because he is genuinely very cool (did I spell "genuinely" correct?). Superb.

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Why you are not lecturing will always haunt me.had u this year for enlish,legend and a half.very james deanesque

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This man is the sole teacher in that school who could make teaching seem cool.Hes a LEDGEND!Unbelieveably coool guy

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Past Pupil. Gr8 to see Jim as respected now as he was 20 yrs ago. Probably the best teacher in the world ever. Living Legend.

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Best teacher ever!Completle opposie to des

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gave this man a 3 on easiness because the best teachers always challenge you and this man definetely did that. brilliant.

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Great teacher, if you think he is ccol in class watch him in a pub drinking a guinness, total class should go to hollywood

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This was the best teacher in the school. He was the one teacher who could recognise student needs. He rocked

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Good Teacher

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Never had a university lecturer to match him. An inspirational teacher and brilliant man - A template for everybody in the school to follow.

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HE USED TO BE MY FAVOURITE TEACHER BUT HAVING HIM FOR LC HISTORY CHANGED THAT. HE SEEMS TO PREFER TO LECTURE THAN TEACH.HE MAKES IT HARDER THAN IT NEEDS TO BE

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fairest teacher i have come across. he is wasting his intellect in a school of ignorance and inequality. should be a lecturer in history deserves more credit

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James Dean of the classroom; leaning back in his chair; both fell over; he did not move for a minute and then said,"yeah, the ceiling needs painting."nuff said.

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One word.... BRILLIANT

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Great teacher, too bad I wasn't great at English... and I hated poetry. Cinema Paradiso was a bangin' film - he let us do that for the Leaving Cert.!
They should rename the road

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If Shaft was white, he'd be this guy!

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This man was more knowledegable than many lecturers I had at Uni. If all teachers were like him this country would be the better for it.

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The Mr. T comment rating was a mistake it should have been 555 sorry

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Unbelieveable teacher. The best the school has to offer

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Make sure he doesnt find your T.Y.P diary that you havent done in 6 months! He didnt like that!

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This is the worst transition year i have EVER seen!

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hope the watch is fixed after the famous monday morning diary showdown.

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An excellent teacher who I still remember 10 years on. One of the brightest guys i ever knew.

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This teacher is brilliant. Probably the coolest one around AND he can back it up with a HUGE amount of knowledge. The best one around!

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Q.What's cooler than being cool? A.Doc. Best qulified and well read teacher in the school. A living, strutting legend.

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Legendary, Nuff said

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Top teacher wasted at this post should be lecturing at uni

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This guy is the stuff of legends! He is the epitome of cool...and what qoutes! Headless Chicken eh!

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Great for his one-liners,Witty and incredibly well read and informed.Brilliant teacher and has an air of complete confidence and authority.

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The greatest teacher Ardscoil ever had, a legend of the high seas. His fantastic qualities are too vast to mention in one singular paragraph. Teach me 4eva!

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Genius, legend, call him what you want - he's the man. The image is impressive but being able to back it up with knowledge and authority is his success

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will remain in my memory as one of the coolest, wittiest guys at ard scoil. a living legend, his classes were always something to look forward to

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The best at what he does. Straight up legend.

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should have his own theme music he is so cool

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Should have been an army general

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Seriously knows his history,he was our transition yr co-ordinator in its 2nd year of existence.Ive great respect for this man who is so cool he excretesicecubes

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"If you wanna take us on thats fine, But you'll lose. You'll lose cause we can't afford to lose!" Made TY interesting.

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The man is a genius and he's cool, if the Fonz was a teacher....

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cooler than cool this man is a total and utter ledgend only teacher to wear sun glasses and an earing into class again "ledgend"

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