Average 3.64 based on 28 teacher ratings
John Herlihy is a Science teacher at Douglas Community School located in Dublin, Cork. When comparing John Herlihy's ratings to other teachers in the county of Cork, John Herlihy's ratings are below the average of 4.44 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Douglas Community School is 4.38 stars.
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pretty boring teacher but he does his job. If I were to scrutinise on his ability to really communicate to the kids I would rate poorly but nevertheless he sticks to curriculum perfectly. I learned a

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What a man, what a van, what a deadpan. "Knew a man once. Dead now."

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complete bore,turned me off science

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Quite enjoyed his classes. He never liked me much because I was lazy but able enough to coast through most stuff. Was very exam oriented which was a good thing especially at leaving cert time.

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Science for the Future, Chapter 42!!! We spent 4 weeks on Spiro Gyra and 1/2 an hour on the reproductive system, He's such a closet case man!!! Old school all the way!! makes me laugh

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great teacher absolute genius

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best teacher in d world gets u d marks "sir what page r we on?" "well in 1922 i was driving my car when it burst into flames so i mixed sodium hydroxide with..." "zzzz..."

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Great teacher. Makes great cakes for us. I loved it. Great sense of humour too. I never laughed so hard in my life. I laughed so hard I nearly had a bowel movement in the classroom

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The man or robot wud interfere wit everyting goin on in da school. "earrrrrrtttthhhwwworrrrrm" " spirrrrragyra" and of course "Jourrrrrrrrnelllll". not in touch wit da times at all

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Herlihy has to be the biggest bore of a teacher ever,once sent a glass eye to sleep. Half of my notes are from him.

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never had nor wanted him strict enough as a year head, doesnt have a clue how to relate to people so knowledge is useless!

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whatever happened to his motorbike ???? some machine are you famoliar with that quote of the century

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nothing in science that he doesnt know. sound man. by the way did we ever find out how big marwins testes are?

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If this is 'the Atom' then he was able to get statistically better results from hos students than any other teacher I ever did know.

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Has a thing for going on for 10 minutes after you ask a simple question. Brilliant teacher. Really knows and loves his science. "Had a friend once, dead now".

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He knows his stuff but he is a boring teacher.

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I'm doing science in college because of him. He is a class teacher. Just learn what he teaches you and exams are easy. Less Stress more sucess.

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What a teacher,made science easy!!! There was always some geek who was 'fermiliar' wit everything in his class though

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he is the most boring man in the planet. i spent 3 years sleeping- literally.zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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what a robot. haven't learned anything yet and dont think i will. he can be ok

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The man knows everything, maybe he should join his friends. decent teacher

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nice guy when he's not your year head. wants the best out of the school but has been there too long

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A funny guy with all his dead friend anecdotes but a great teacher and a class act outside the classroom

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"Are you familiar with that", funny but strict.

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He seems to have a dead friend for every chapter in the Biology book. He uses little anecdotes to explain stuff but starts each with "Had a friend once,dead now

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man or spare parts of other men its unclear but hes a great teacher.

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ah the atom, great biology teacher but a bit of a robot

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Had him up until my junior cert, always liked him, no messing, straight as an arrow

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