Average 4.41 based on 39 teacher ratings
Michael Leyden is an English teacher at Sligo Grammar School located in Clare, Clare. When comparing Michael Leyden's ratings to other teachers in the county of Clare, Michael Leyden's ratings are above the average of 4.24 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Sligo Grammar School is 4.15 stars.
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unique. hilarious sometimes, scary other times. Dreaded english first year, couldn't wait second year (though i'd never admit) Lucky to have had him,sad at his recent retirement. never will forget him

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A funny and hugely informative teacher, actually cares about his students well-being beyond results, always looked forward to his classes

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i don't know anymore is good or bad

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i really don't know how his class is so easy and his exams seem simple but you get the results and go what

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Quite possibly the worst teacher of my life. Leaving his class got me my A in LC English and improved my education drastically. His 'wisdom' is one that he inflicts on his students.

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i miss this man so much... he has an ephemeral yet endless aura of wisdom & clearly that is "wealth"

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had the man for three years unfortunately this is no where near enough time to gain from his true brilliance. Legend of a man best teacher in the school and loves his tunes.

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91-97 RE a bizarre man. operating on different planet. no catholisism.more hippy peacenik.still confused.not a bad skin tho.

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best teacher ever i love ur english class, thanks 4 everytin!

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its over 10 yrs since i left this school but i always regret giving mr leyden such hassle. i loved him really but he was funnier when berating you.

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brilliant teacher makes gave me an interest in english again,unbelieveable the way he can find the true meaning in poems dont no were he gets it but pure genius

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Used to terrify me but now he teaches me English and he's a brilliant teacher and comes out with the funniestand bizzarest sayings and has a word for everything

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A brilliant teacher, not just in religion or english, but in life. Thanks Mr. L for the laughs, tunes and inspiration.

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he scared me in 1st yr im in d skul4yrs now and i've grown2love him he really nos his stuff...ya hes odd bu dats wat makes him interesting!

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legend and stuff .. he knows what i'm talkin about

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The best teacher ever!!So dynamic & passionate about his work, the funniest teacher in the school wen u get 2 no him

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hey mickie L keep it cool u know what ur at

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Great teacher, takes a genuine interest in the class.

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However odd the truth is schools and education gains from teachers like this.One of the oddest and best men I've ever been taught by.

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those who had him know. best teacher since socrates. your wrong about nietzsche though.a student does a teacher no justice by remaining always a student.

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comes across badly at first but gets much better

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Had Layden for religious Ed. He'a a Legend!! Prob the most interesting teacher I will ever have!!!! The bloke likes his tunes.

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a smart man and a great teacher.bit of a legend really

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those who had him for religion seem to rate him bad if u had him for english you would think different a great man

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this guy was the man demands respect for student and knew when to give it back. misunderstood by some. but love others,

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I have been out of the school for a few years now and still have so much admiration for this man He taught us more than we ever realised at the time. Thanks Sir

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Wonderful guy, can understand some peoples dislike, but i found him inspirational, cheers YA KNOW WHAT I MEAN!

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im finished school for the best part of 5 years now and i will always remember michael as the best teacher i ever had

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Brilliant teacher,really gets involved with da class

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takes a real and genuine interest in pupils

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I only had this guy for Religion, could be funny/interesting sometimes but usually it was just time to go to sleep.

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One of the biggest influences in my life and like you know..i mean that. Thanks Sir.

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fantastic guy, he really gets involved and actually cares!!!

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Get a clue!! Maire

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