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Dermot & Dave

What Movies Do You Think Should Be On the Leaving Cert Syllabus?

Shakespeare isn't everyone's cup of tea Dermot and Dave had some good news for fun-loving Irish stud...
Stewart Griffin
Stewart Griffin

3:12 PM - 23 Oct 2019



Dermot & Dave

What Movies Do You Think Should Be On the Leaving Cert Syllabus?

Stewart Griffin
Stewart Griffin

3:12 PM - 23 Oct 2019

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Shakespeare isn't everyone's cup of tea

Dermot and Dave had some good news for fun-loving Irish students when they informed us that the movie Trading Places is to feature on the Leaving Certificate English syllabus.

The 1984 classic centres around a snobbish investor (Dan Aykroyd) and a wily street con artist (Eddie Murphy) who find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires:

Comedian Jim Elliott educates us on the reasons this is such a great film to study and the lads take a look at other movies that would fit the bill.

Dermot would give anything to get this on the curriculum. Leslie Nielsen - what a ledge:

 

Elliott describes the Leaving Cert, as "hilariously brutal", and he's not wrong!

Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. 

 


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