Average 3.48 based on 46 teacher ratings
Tommy Halferty is a Classics teacher at Coolmine Community School located in Dublin 15, Dublin. When comparing Tommy Halferty's ratings to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Tommy Halferty's ratings are below the average of 4.25 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Coolmine Community School is 4.35 stars.
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He is someone who felt compelled to pass on knowledge, a brilliant musician who communicated his deep musical insight by performing live for us, those performances gave me the gift of jazz!

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What a passionate teacher Tommy was. He really loved to teach whether it was English, French or Music. I had him for English and Music and I loved him as a teacher. A guy guy...a LEGEND!!!

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No extra marks for talking lol :)

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Legend!!! Ye cloth eared cretins!!!

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"Halfo" as a great teacher when i attended Coolmine. He always wants you to do the best you can and he will try everything he can to help you

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Tommy... Hugh Quinn here.... always loved your classes.. looked forward to them... I got an A.. the only A I ever got!!

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lol love the comment about playing guitar or bein female.. well im female and play guitar lol he loved me and ty music was the best class ever triple music just jammin basically! gr8 guitarist..

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A brilliant teacher excellent , made music and english class interesting.

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Great music teacher but thats not much help when he's supposed to be teaching you English! Seemed to get distracted very easily. But a nice man and good craic. Will always remember his woolly scarf!

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he is the best guitarist i have ever heard he is simply a legend in Coolmine a very funny man too, it's very enjoyable to be around him

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I had Mr. Halferty for music. He is possibly one of the greatest music teachers in the world. Passionate, energetic and a great sense of humour. Thanks for the good times Halfo!

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Pure Legend, - Music class was the best hour of the week.... let loose with double bass, drum kits, bass guitars, triangles, pianos.... Too much fun! every student needs an hour of this a week.

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Halfo was a great insparation to me. aswell as being an amazing guitarist he was also a great teacher. He is also a great friend and always helps you with your problems no matter what they are!

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The best teacher I ever had, the only teacher in the place who has a keen interest in the students and genuinely cares. He's a great inspiration and an excellent teacher!!!

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he is great at playin guitar but he waffiles a bit and u dont learn anything

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May be a great guitarist, but he's supposed to be teaching classics and English. Waffles a bit.

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living legend

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had him 4music in first year,gud lauf at times

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Tends to waffle a lot. Sometimes gets his facts wrong. Sound enough though. can have a great laugh.

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hey might be cool but is really not helping with my subject,if ur a guy with a guitar you might love him but he needs to actually explain things

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halfo is the coolest teacher ever he is so sound and always gives second chances

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Unique teacher. Relaxed atmosphere in class. I enjoyed the class.

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The charisma of Coolmine. Wonderfully eccentric & passionate about life and his subjects. Great person, outstanding musician.

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if you went to see one of his gigs,you knew the passion he had.cool,legend, master guitar player, a big inspiration

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cool,legend,guitar master,a big inspiration.

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an inspiration as a musician but shud not be teaching english, tut tut stop talking

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Halfo is an absolute legend!!! The man should be doing lectures more, it would suit him better. He kept me sane for 3 years. Thanks man!!

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chaps a legend bit strange but he wudnt be the same if he was normal

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I wish I still was in the school to attend his classes. A legend. A bit fussy at times but that's just his personality. A brilliant musican.

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Halfo was a legend. Nothing short of it. Anyone that says otherwise has to go a little bit further in life to appreciate it. Thats my 2 cents worth.

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a totlal legend. brilliant guitarist and i wish he still taught me

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Great man,not the best teacher.He's totally unclear&changes his mind every 2 mins.Total contradiction.Uses the window poles to make his point-not the safest!

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Absolute hero, my favorite teacher from school

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(tut tut) halfo is a good man and a good teacher and any critisam of him is unfounded

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prob is a good teacher only hav him 4 french but is useless is preety cool tho!soisnu

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have him 4 french. can't even speak english never mind fremch. he's a legend though

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The man simply cannot teach. He contradicts himself continuously and if he does know anything abou the subject he cannot communicate it properly. Hes sound tho.

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This man is a legend. He may go off the point sometimes, but still, he is generally an all round hero and a great teacher

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