Average 4.9 based on 90 teacher ratings
Jim Waldron is an English teacher at St. Mel's College located in Listowel, Longford. When comparing Jim Waldron's ratings to other teachers in the county of Longford, Jim Waldron's ratings are above the average of 4.38 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at St. Mel's College is 4.17 stars.
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Probably one of the smartest men I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. He will be missed in Mel's.

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He helped me improved my English a lot, but I do ask him a lotta times to get answers and I don't like it. I'm not really a big talk...

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great teacher very smart roite

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best teacher in the school

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best teacher by far

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Great teacher all around. Funny jokes. One of the few classes I actually look forward to.

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Best teacher in Mel's!! Some man for the dry jokes but he is an unreal teacher! Is respected by everyone in the school and deserves it!

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that man is too smart. he will be missed when he goes..

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I have spent 26 years in the education system as a student. Jim is the best teacher I have ever had.

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Legend! ,,................................................................................,,................................................................................,,................................................................................

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Brilliant teacher, those who rated badly of him are just raged they got on his bad side. :L

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Honestly the best teacher in Mel's!! Inspired me to take a great interest in English!!! And has a great taste in music

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Fantastic Teacher!

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Fantastic teacher.

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Great teacher.. Definitely one of the best teachers in Mel's, if not THE best.

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he is a legend :P

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Hands down a great teacher, best of my time in Mels

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seriously great teacher

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sound teacher great at his subject.

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"Wall of Death". Witty, hard working, a great teacher and a gentleman. Along with Pat Fahey the best teacher of my time in Mels.

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A genius...

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too smart to be in mels

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Sound, Very Good Teacher

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good

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To good to be a teacher, has all the makings of a brilliant 3rd level lecturer! Got me an A in history for the leaving in one year!

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This man is a complete genious, he is very smart and mannerly. a proper gentleman and whats more he can actually teach which is more to say than the rest of the teachers in mels.

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Teaching legend

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Best teacher in mels and he is really funny.

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Hes a good teacher but can sometimes be confusen.

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best teacher in mels

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I heard he wss an outstanding teacher!!

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brilliant teacher, really cares about his student

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Best teacher in mels and really funny.

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ah his alright but theres too many essays

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great guy

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great english teacher

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lost him 2 fay in 4th year and am realy hated that!!...brilliant teacher and knows how 2 control a class!! defo THE best teacher in mels!!

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a great teacher

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He was a class teacher but I do remember him telling me I should do pass English for L.C. after geeting a D in honours J.C. ...I Ignored him and got a C3 in L.C. Honours English- stil his doing!!

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A great man and teacher.Really funny too.You will learn somthing from this man!

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legend

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Simply a genius. He could bring aperson who's failing foundation english up to getting an A in higher level english. Necer raises his voice and still makes a huge impact.Very funny

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jim, wat can i say, just simply outstanding.

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He did nothing for 2 years for the leaving cert then arives in 3 weeks before it with a list of tips 6 A1s and 3 A2s later all was forgiven

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Excellent teacher,spontaneous and witty, Got "A"s in History on every exam when messed up on most others.Crack shot with a bayonet too

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An absolute LEGEND!In a different league to P.Geraghty. Fact that he has never needed to raise his voice while in class says it all.Go Hither into outerdarknes

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"As the mosquito said as he entered the noodest beach, where shall I begin" good craic, good teacher

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The best English teacher in Ireland,had him for 5yrs,commands respect,teaches exceptionally,sprinklings of humour,like the mosquito in the nudist camp!!!!genius

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knows his history. very dedicated teacher

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in my opinion he is one of the best teachers mels ever had. he is in school at 8:45 each morning and does't leave until 5 in the evening. very sarcastic .

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"We have to keep 1eye on the clock," brought me up 70 points in repeat year! He has to be the hardest worker in mels! Long live Scrufffey

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Witty and excellent teacher. Great phrases like'go hither into outer darkness' & 'desist boooy'. A legend

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"Military precision".class preparation flawless.put in serious effort.helped creative minds flourish as well as improving grammar,punctuation and spelling *10

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Many thanks for providing a platform for thought and excellence

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Quick of wit and hurl, takes no prisoners, without doubt the best teacher in mels if not the country. Youll end up loving the subject be it english or history.

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spent a whole class teaching us an english poem once when the bell rang he stopped for a moment and said "who are ye" we had him for history!!!

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Excellent teacher and my main bearded homie

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brilliant teacher 1 of the best. witty and always had control of the class. a legend

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At the time I didnt think too much of him but looking back he was actually a great teacher.

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Speaking as a former student, he is one of the best teachers I have ever had. He is a great ambassador for education. Thanks jim.

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Great teacher.Unrivalled dedication.Witty and sarcastic.His class is always great fun to be in.Top notch!Keep up the excellent work.

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the man can make getting detention sound interesting. "my friend thats nothing that a good enrichment period wouldnt sort out". a legend.a gentleman.viva la jim

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nice person when u get to know him. kind

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Bulldog is usually very moody (sometimes good humoured but rarely)hard to get a point of view across to him.Decent enough teacher. Snows in class regularly.

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I have the upmost respect for this man, a true genius- whether it was english or swahili, history or latin, a man who has left an everlasting positive impressio

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By far the best and most dedicated teacher in Mel's.Pity more students don't realise how good he is until they're finished with him.Mixes work with great jokes.

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Outstanding teacher. Makes English enjoyable. Always gives 100%. Brilliant and witty!!!!!!!

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absolute genius!!!makes english interesting with his sarcastic humour!!2how long is a piece of string?!!!!!"

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brilliant teacher.1 of a kind. not a bad word to say about him... makes the worst jokes funny!!!!!

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the most dedicated man in mels, first in in the morning and last to leave at night.great teacher who teaches the subject and not the exam which is rare.

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JIM YOU LEGEND!!MAKES ENGLISH LITERATURE ENJOYABLE...IF THATS POSSIBLE! BRILLIANT TEACCHING METHODS. DOES GREAT WORK WITH MAGAZINE. FAIRPLAY

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jim waldron has to one of the best teachers, or the best ever. shows so much dedictation to his work. made history interesting when i was there," ah chaps..."

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HAVE MORE KIDS COZ WE NEED MORE JIMS IN THIS WORLD!BEST TEACHER I HAVE EVER HAD AND A VERY SOUND MAN!!

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my favourite- vary intelligent sarcastic man, good on ya

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Brilliant Teacher.Sarcasm is his speciality.

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loved his class great teacher

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liked him alot i taught he was very helpful and very good at what he done

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really great teacher, had tremendous dedication and also had a very dry wit...loved his classes

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simply fantastic,funny,extremely dedicated and intelligent if only he could take every honours english class,tanx jim

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Brilliant teacher. Very clear. Funny in class with legendary sayings such as 'the laws of physics are against you my friend.

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Witty, astute and infinitly capable.If every teacher in mels even came close to him in terms of standard=no need for grinds

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Best teacher in the school.Would sort out the world's problems if given a chance

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Great teacher and a fierce funny man.Thanks for the good times Jim

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He was an excellent teacher 27 years ago. Glad to see he still is keeping up the good work. Well done Jim!

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Excellent teacher. Wish we had more like him.

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HAD HIm for a year. In fairness he made an effort and is a good teacher

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GR8 GUY - WELL RESPECTED.

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Knows his stuff, great approach to teachers, if only all teachers would follow his whole hearted approach. His effort level is outstanding. Thank Jim:)

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Jim, the man with the plan, great English Teacher. Made English Enjoyable and got me interested in it. Great approach and interest shown. fair play

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Good teacher. Funny sarcastic sort of guy.

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