Average 4.77 based on 53 teacher ratings
Kevin O'dwyer is an English teacher at St Josephs College located in Thurles, Laois. When comparing Kevin O'dwyer's ratings to other teachers in the county of Laois, Kevin O'dwyer's ratings are above the average of 4.58 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at St Josephs College is 4.39 stars.
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what a LEDGEND!!!!! have him for irish nd love the classes! you learn so much but still have great craic! achieves great grades and the odd bit of slagging is hilarious! my favourite teacher by far!!!

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good teacher-very funny

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What an absolute dude.Complete legend, best teacher by far in the school. Great sense of humour, really knows how to control a class, be strict enough, make you learn and have fun laughing at everyone

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Difficult to rate. He knew his stuff but we had to work to earn the grades

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We were all pigeons and sheep but in fairness he was a dude.

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He is an outstanding teacher

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He is the best

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Mr O'Dwyer is an excellent teacher. He help you help yourself, non of this spoon feeding crap. He makes us think for ourself. So thanks you Sir

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Brilliant

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Unbelievable teacher,lucky to have had him for five years.Makes English not only interesting but brilliant craic...Thanks for the A1!

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Absolutely amazing

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Total legend. Always calls us sheep and he is sick of looking at people dressed in blue all day.

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outstanding teacher and great craic but also mildly scary ...

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really brillaiant teacher

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amazingness personified. what a legend

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hes great craic at games...and sound

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What a privilege to have had Kevin as a teacher.Of all the teachers i had both at secondary level and university,he was in a league of his own.Made you think.ff

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don't worry sir we'll get Eddie S. to meditate so that you'll know the winning lotto numbers...DUDE OF A CHAP

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How anyone can criticise is amazing. Absolutely fantastic teacher. Great craic. Just wouldnt let the popemobile joke go though..

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Good teacher. helped me do well in eng. hope for his own sake he wins da lotto soon! thinks his shocking funny an loves pigeons.

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LOVE THE MUSTARD CHORDS!A TRULY INTELLIGENT CREATIVE BUACHAILL!LOVED THE ESSAY TITLES,"DROP KICK ME JESUS TRU DA GOALPOSTS OF LIFE"AND "BACKAXELS"!!GENIUS!

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For some1 who HATES d job,he's a brill teacher. wer wud ya b witout d bogman rules!! Dreaded handin up my homewk, but looked 4ward 2 his classes. LEGEND!!

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What a legend!! Will never forget those Irish classes… those infamous bogman rules, the constant bickering over the proper spelling of words and vocab (“I think mairnealach is a mu

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Himself and Crowley were a great double act.Only for the games I wouldnt of lastd da 5 yrs,Thanks lads.

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good teacher,but this man is angry at the world and he thincks he's more intelligent then everyone just because he knows whats going to happen next in soaps

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His classes were a laugh if he didn't pick on you! very hard on some students and only liked you if you played sports.

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Excellent Teacher, got on very well in my Leaving Cert because of him. Made me the teacher I have become as I learned a lot from him!!! His sarcasm works...

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He was and from reading the comments still is a great teacher,,,my sister used to fancy the pants of him.(it's been yrs!)

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Could not stop laughing all through the one year i was in his english. if he could get me to pass the leaving which he did he is a miracle worker.

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all thes comments must be from his english students.I was totally unprepared for my oral and leavin when i did it 4 years ago.He had no interest in our class.

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brilliant teacher for English. classes were great crack.prepared me for college because he left it up to yourself to do the work.

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Had Kev for Eng n Irish for my Leaving which I did in 2000,got on really well with him despite referering to us as "sheep,with blue jumpers on",made us work tho

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DUDE!!! made me love english & irish & always come out of his class smiling! able to give a joke but can also take one

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Completely cool under pressure.Enstills calm in students by telling them they're pigeons or Belgium Blues.Has a calming influence on students.Excellent teacher!

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Excellent Teacher - Past Pupil 18 years ago

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cool teacher can. go a bit too far when trying to make jokes about u.

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Mr O' Dwyer is one of the best teachers in the school. He's great fun. You always look forward to his classes!

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without a doubt the best teacher in the school. inspiring and a joy to listen to. loved his classes very very cool!!

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He is the epitome of what a teacher should be...still miss the enjoyment and learning experience of both his Irish and English classes and I'm 3years gone!!

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He is one of the funniest teachers ever. You just have to laugh. He makes fun of everyone no matter who they are. He is so cool, its unreal.

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What a teacher!He knows his stuff & actually challenges you to think not!Very Sarcastic & witty!Fantastic Teaacher!school lucky to still have him!

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a legend! what would the school be like without him? scarey.. a very good teacher, made me love english as a subject..

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what a kid, what a kid, what a teacher and what a rugby trainer.

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LEGENDARY. HAVES A GOOD LAUGH IN CLASS BUT PRODUCES A1 RESULTS

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agree with comments but sarcasm, sarcasm, sarcasm

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An absolute legend, looked forward to the classes...always guaranteed a great laugh even if the joke was on u!!! :-)

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The biggest Legend,made me love english, and do quite well in it,was a pleasure going to class,always ensured a bit of craic,you never felt like you were learni

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excellent got me my A

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Without doubt the best teacher in the school.Makes English a joy to learn. Truly inspirational!Is excellent at his job

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Legend. Should be more like him.

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Found english difficult. But Mr O'Dwyer was just a great teacher. Did my leaving 15 years ago!!!

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what a sound teacher. is straight talking and a good laugh and gets the job done, what more can you ask for

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An absolute legend. Best teacher I ever had. Has a completely alternative method of teaching, no hard slogging. Many many A1's from Mr O Dwyer.

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St Josephs College is located in Thurles, Laois with an average teacher rating of 4.39 stars. When comparing St Josephs College's teachers to other teachers in the county of Laois, St Josephs College's teachers are below the average of 4.58 stars. St Josephs College ranks 4 amongst all High Schools in the county of Laois. Learn More