Book Lists

N.B. First, Second and Third Years may participate in the Book Rental Scheme by contributing €200 at the start of the year. This will mean they will receive copies of all books other than workbooks. They will still need to purchase workbooks.

By Year:

For Word versions of the above booklists, see below:
1st / 2nd / 3rd / TY / 5th / 6th / LCA

By Subject:

Click on the subject below to bring you to the list of books required.

Art

Art 1st Yr
Art Pack & Materials: €25

Art 2nd Yr
Art set (from first year)
See costs below:
€25.00 for art materials

Art 3rd Yr
Art Set from First Year
See costs below
€25.00 for Art materials

Art 5th Yr
See costs below
For art materials: €25.00
Leaving Certificate History & Appreciation of Art by Tara Fahey (Folens)
Leaving Cert Art Exam papers (Edco)

Art 6th Yr
See costs below
Art Materials: €25.00
Retain the following books from Fifth Year:
Leaving Certificate History & Appreciation of Art by Tara Fahey (Folens)
Leaving Cert Art Exam Papers (Edco)
Retain Art Pack from First Year

Business Studies, Business, Accounting

Business Studies 1st Yr

Time for Business - Joe Stafford, Siobhan O’Sullivan, Ultan Henry & James Cumiskey (Edco)
Time for Business workbook (Edco) - can be purchased in school

Business Studies 2nd Yr
Retain books from 1st Yr

Business Studies 3rd Yr
Retain book from First and Second Year
Exam Papers (when available)

Accounting 5th Yr
Accounting for Senior Cycle Revised - Christy Tyrrell & Dan Kielthy 3rd Edition (Edco)

Accounting 6th Yr
Accounting for Senior Cycle by Christy Tyrrell & Davin Kielthy (Edco)
Exam papers (Edco)

Business 5th Yr
Textbook to be decided by teacher in September.
The Business Workbook by John F.O’Sullivan (Gill & Macmillan)

Business 6th Yr
Business Express by Enda Connolly (3rd Edition) (Mentor)
The Business Workbook by John F.O'Sullivan (Gill & Macmillan)
Exam papers (Edco)

CSPE

CSPE 1st Yr
Make a Difference 4th Edition (textbook and workbook - Máirín Wilson and Conor Harrison (Folens)
CSPE Workbook: €7.00
(Workbook can be purchased in the school)

CSPE 2nd Yr
Make a Difference (4th Edition) by M Wilson and C Harrison (Folens)
Make a Difference workbook

CSPE 3rd Yr
Make a Difference by M Wilson and C Harrison (Folens)
Make a Difference workbook
Exam Papers

English

English 1st Yr
Novel /Short Story Anthology – Teacher’s own choice
Great Expectations 1 (Educate.ie)
Pocket Dictionary

English 2nd Yr
Fire and Ice 2 - Pauline Kelly, Deirdre Murphy, Tomás Seale & Mary-Elaine Tynan (Gill Education)
Fire and Ice Portfolio (Available in School Office)
2 Novels to be decided in September
Great Expectations 1
Pocket Dictionary

English 3rd Yr
Retain 2nd Year Books
Play to be decided in September
Exam Papers – Higher or Ordinary Level – (Edco)

English TY
Novel – to be decided by the class teacher in December
Portfolio Folder with plastic dividers

English 5th Yr
Ordinary Level: Excellence in English Leaving Cert. Ordinary Level 2020 Educate.ie
Higher Level: This is Poetry 2020 (Mentor)
Higher Level: Hamlet by William Shakespeare (Mentor)
Higher and Ordinary Level Comparative Texts: Will be requested as needed – 3 texts in total over two years

English 6th Yr
Retain books from 5th Year
Comparative Texts – Requested as needed
Exam Papers – Higher or Ordinary - (Edco)

English (LCA)
Text book to be decided in September


French

French 1st Yr
Allons-y 1. (Educate.ie.)
Pocket Dictionary (English-French/French-English)
A4 copybook & A4 display folder

French 2nd Yr

Retain the following books from First Year:
Allons-y 1 - Lisa Bergin & Linda Fogarty
French Dictionary
Je Comprends Bien (revised edition) - Liz Coogan
Please note: Je Comprends Bien is not available on the Book Rental Scheme
A4 copybook & A4 display folder

French 3rd Yr
Retain the following books from Second Year:
Allons-y 2 - Lisa Bergin & Linda Fogarty
Je Comprends Bien (Revised Edition) Liz Coogan (Folens). Please note: This book is not available on the book rental scheme
Exam Papers (Edco)
Dictionary
A4 Display Folder

Beginners French 4th Yr
See costs below

Examination French 4th Yr
Exprimez-vous! (Workbook & textbook) by Declan Webb (Educate.ie)
A French Magazine may be ordered in the school in September

French 5th Yr
Panache (Higher and Ordinary Level) - Lucy Hamill
A4 Oral Copy

French 6th Yr
Retain books from 5th Year
French Dictionary (Higher and Ordinary levels)
Exam Papers (Edco)

Geography

Geography 1st Yr
Cyclone - Stacy Kenny, Andrew Horan & Charles Hayes (Gill Education)

Geography 2nd Yr
Retain Books From First Year
Geography in Action - Norma Lenihan & Jason O'Brien (Educate.ie)
Groundwork 1 - Monica Hopkins and Therese King (Edco)
Groundwork 2 - Monica Hopkins and Therese King (Edco)
Workbook to be purchased in September

Geography 3rd Yr
Retain the following books from Second Year:
Geography in Action Norma Lenihan & Jason O'Brien (Educate.ie)
Ground Work 1
Ground Work 2
Exam Papers

Geography 5th Yr
Earth - Leaving Certificate Geography by Michael Organ (Educate.ie)
Revisewise LC Geography (Edco) by T.King

Geography 6th Yr
Retain Book from 5th Year
Elective Book to be decided in September
Exam papers

German

German 1st Yr
Viel Spaß! 1 new edition for Junior Cycle - Anna Maria Newell & Niamh O’Rourk (CJ Fallon)
Collins School Dictionary (Pocket Medium size)

German 2nd Yr
Viel Spaß I & II (available in School) Fallons - Anna Maria Newell & Niamh O’Rourke
Collins School Dictionary (From 1st Yr)

German 3rd Yr
Hörthemen Junior - James Hayes
Viel Spaß I & II (available in School) - Anne Marie Newell & Niamh O’Rourke
Examination Papers (Edco only)

German 4th Yr
Übung Macht Den Meister (Folens) Only for students with Junior Cert German

German 5th Yr
Book to be organised with individual teacher
Übung Macht Den Meister (Grammar from 4th Year) (Folens)
Horthemen for Leaving Certificate (Fallons)
Leaving Certificate Exam Papers (Edco only)

German 6th Yr
Books as per 5th Year
Additional support material to be decided by individual teacher

History

History 1st Yr
Making History: Complete Junior Cycle History - Dermot Lucey
Making History Skills Book - Dermot Lucey

History 2nd Yr
Retain the books from First Year:
The Past Today
OR
People of the Past 1 / 2 / 3

History 3rd Yr
Retain books from 2nd Year
The Past Today
OR
People of the Past 1 / 2 / 3

History 5th Yr
Case Studies : United States and the World 1945-1989 - Stephen Tonge & Máire de Buitléir

History 6th Yr
Case Studies: Government, Economy & Society in the Republic of Ireland 1949-1989
European Retreat from Empire and the Aftermath, 1945–1990

Home Economics

Home Economics 1st Yr
Zest for Life (textbook) - Una Shelly
Zest for Life (workbook) - Una Shelly
A4 soft manuscript copy (120 pages)
Glue & paper scissors
Home Economics students must purchase their own weighing scales to weigh ingredients at home
Home Economics Materials: €10

Home Economics 2nd Yr
Retain Book from 1st Year
Learning for Life by Carmel Enright & Maureen Flynn
Home Economics students must purchase their own weighing scales to weigh ingredients at home.
Home Economics Materials: €15.00

Home Economics 3rd Yr
Learning for Life –Carmel Enright & Maureen Flynn (Folens)
Home Economics students must purchase their own weighing scales to weigh ingredients at home.
Edco Exam Papers
Home Economics Materials: €25.00

Home Economics 4th Yr
See costs below
Home Economics Materials: €30.00

Home Economics 5th Yr
Complete Home Economics by Leanne Gillick & Laura Healy (Educate.ie)
Complete Home Economics Food Studies Assessment Guide
See costs below
Home Economics Materials: €10.00

Home Economics 5LCA
Costs: €15.00

Home Economics 6th Yr
Text books as 5th Yr
Exam papers (Edco)

Irish

Irish 1st Yr
Cinnte 1 - Yvonne O’Toole & Elizabeth Wade (Edco)
Irish Dictionary (An Gúm)

Irish 2nd Yr
Cinnte 2 - Yvonne O'Toole & Elizabeth Wade (Edco)
Irish Dictionary (An Gúm)

Irish 3rd Yr
Retain the following books from Second Year:
Fonn 3 New Edition Higher Level
Fonn 2 Ordinary Level
Irish Dictionary
Exam Papers (Edco)

Irish TY
Ar Aghaidh Libh
Ard = Higher
Gnáth = Ordinary

Irish 5th Yr
Fuinneamh Nua (Ordinary Level) (Edco)
Fiuntas Nua (Higher Level) (Edco)
Irish Dictionary
Ar Aghaidh Libh (Ard-Higher/Gnath – Ordinary) (Edco)

Irish 6th Yr
Higher Level - Fiuntas (Edco)
Play to be decided in September
Ordinary Level - Fuinneamh (Edco)
Irish Dictionary
Exam papers (Edco)

LCA

Fifth Year (LCA) Costs are itemised below

Information Technology: €40.00
Home Economics: €15.00
Religion: €25.00
Voc. Preparation & Guidance: €37.00
LCA Maths Workbook: €22.00 (to be purchased in the school)
Miscellaneous Materials: €15.00

LCVP

LCVP 5th Yr
Making It Happen (New Edition) (Caroline McHale) (Folens)

LCVP 6th Yr
Making It Happen (Caroline McHale) (Folens)

Maths

Maths 1st Yr
Project Maths: Text & Tests 1 (Common Introductory Course for First Year Maths)
2012 (The Celtic Press)
Geometry Set
Casio Calculator (Available in school)
Maths Tables

Maths 2nd Yr (Level to be advised by teacher in September)
Text & Tests 2 - Project Maths (Higher Level) (The Celtic Press)
Text & Tests 2 - Project Maths (Ordinary Level) (The Celtic Press)
Formulae and Tables Booklet (Government Publications)
Calculator: (Available in school)

Maths 3rd Yr
Ordinary Level:
Texts and Tests Book 2 (Ordinary Level) (The Celtic Press)
Exam Papers
Higher Level:
Texts and Tests Book 2 (Higher Level) (Celtic Press)
Exam Papers
Ordinary and Higher Level:
Formulae and Tables Booklet
Calculator (available in school)

Maths 5th Yr
Foundation Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 3 Latest Edition
Ordinary Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 3 (Strand 1-5) (The Celtic Press) Latest Edition
Higher Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 4 (Strand 2) (The Celtic Press)
Higher Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 5 (Strand 1) (The Celtic Press)
Higher Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 6 (Strand 3 & 4) (The Celtic Press)
Higher Level - Project Maths: Text & Tests 7 (Strand 5) (The Celtic Press)

Maths 6th Yr
Ordinary Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 3 (Strand 1-5) (The Celtic Press)
Higher Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 4 (Strand 2) (The Celtic Press)
Higher Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 5 (Strand 1) (The Celtic Press)
Higher Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 6 (Strand 3 & 4) (The Celtic Press)
Higher Level – Project Maths: Text & Tests 7 (Strand 5) (The Celtic Press)
Foundation Level – to be advised at a later date
Exam papers


Music

Music 1st Yr
Music Pack (To be purchased in the school)
(Includes Zipped Bag with Manuscript, Copy, Music Show-Me Board, Pencil, Rubber, Ruler, Recorder and Display Folder)

Music 2nd Yr
Sounds Good – Core Book (Edco)
Sounds Good Set C workbook to be purchased in School (
Descant Recorder
Retain Music Pack from First Year

Music 3rd Yr
Manuscript Copy / 1 Hardback retained from 2nd Yr
Soundsgood Core Book
Soundsgood Set B Book
Exam Papers (Edco) to be purchased in school
Descant Recorder – retain from 1st Yr

Music 5th Yr
LC Music Notes Harmony Workbook - €10
LC Music Notes Melody Workbook - €10 (www.leavingcertmusic.com)
Costello: LC Music Workbook Course B – Folens - €27.55
2 x A4 manuscripts
€30 for purchase of scores which will be collected by teacher in September. Online scores will be used where possible.

Music 6th Yr
Retain scores and books and two additional scores to be bought this year
Online scores will be arranged in school
Exam papers

Religion

Religion 1st Yr
Religion for Living – Connie Duffy

Religion 2nd Yr
Retain the following book from First Year
Religion For Living (Single Volume Edition) – Connie Duffy (Gill and Macmillan

Religion 3rd Yr
Retain the following book from First/Second Year:
Religion For Living (Single Volume Edition) – Connie Duffy (Gill and Macmillan

Religion 5th Yr
See costs below
Religion: €25.00

Fifth Year (LCA) Costs
Religion: €25.00

Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Science 1st Yr
Exploring Science for the New Junior Cycle by Michael O’Callaghan, Seamus Reilly & Pat Doyle (Edco)
Student Portfolio for Exploring Science for the New Junior Cycle – available in school
Scientific Calculators required

Science 2nd Yr
Retain Book from 1st Year
Student Portfolio for Exploring Science for the New Junior Cycle (available in school)
Scientific Calculator

Science 3rd Yr
Retain the following book from First/Second Year:
Exploring Science - Michael O’Callaghan, Seamus Reilly & Pat Doyle
Exam Papers at teacher’s discretion
Student Portfolio for Exploring Science for the New Junior Cycle (available in School)
Scientific Calculator

Biology 5th Yr
Biology Plus by Michael O’Calaghan (Edco)
A4 Science Hardback Notebook

Physics 5th Yr
Physics Plus by Tom Tierney (EdCo)

Chemistry 5th Yr
To be decided in September
A4 Science Hardback Notebook

Biology 6th Yr
Retain book from 5th Year
Exam papers at teacher's discretion

Physics 6th Yr
Retain book from 5thYear
Exam papers (Higher & Ordinary Combined)

Chemistry 6th Yr
Retain book from 5th Year
Exam papers at teacher's discretion

SPHE

SPHE 1st Yr
To be decided in September

SPHE 2nd Yr
Workbook (North Western Health Board) HSE
(Available in School)
SPHE Workbook: € 6.00

SPHE 3rd Yr
Workbook (North Western Health Board) HSE
(Available in School)
SPHE Workbook: € 6.00