Poetry Focus 2022

This established poetry anthology for Leaving Certificate Higher Level is the definitive guide to achieving top marks in the 2022 exam.

For each poet, Poetry Focus 2022 provides these unique exam-focused features:

  • Critical Literacy notes on each poem include a focused discussion of theme and style
  • Writing About the Poem sections provide graded sample paragraphs with Examiner’s Comments, which help students articulate their responses to the highest standard
  • Examination-style Class/Homework Exercises develop effective writing skills
  • UPDATED: Sample Leaving Cert questions, full essays, plans, marking scheme guidelines and Examiner’s Comments
  • Revision Overviews give a concise and visual summary of each poet’s work
  • Unseen Poetry guidelines, sample questions and answers


Free eBook with this textbook! See inside front cover for details.

Extra features in your eBook:

  • Audio feature exclusive to Poetry Focus: Listen to Brendan Kennelly read all of his prescribed poems
  • Selected key quotes for each poem in pop-up feature
  • Additional sample graded paragraphs on each poet with Examiner’s Comments
  • Investigate Further feature provides carefully selected weblinks

Digital Resources for Poetry Focus 2022 are also available to teachers on GillExplore.ie, our resources platform.


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Publication Date

January 2020




Paperback, 456 pages

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By Frances Rocks and Martin Kieran

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