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# exams - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it
# Politics And Society
# Politics And Society

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

Jun 20th 2018, 7:48 PM 52,225 Views 45 Comments

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

# exams - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Jun 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,206 Views 16 Comments

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# exams - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Trinity reverses decision to introduce €450 fee for resit exams
# Take Back Trinity
# Take Back Trinity

Trinity reverses decision to introduce €450 fee for resit exams

Mar 28th 2018, 2:50 PM 10,685 Views 21 Comments

Students protested and held a sit-in over the attempt to introduce the fees.

# exams - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees
# Take Back Trinity
# Take Back Trinity

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees

Mar 15th 2018, 2:58 PM 14,422 Views 38 Comments

A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.

# exams - Monday 12 March, 2018

State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs
# Opinion
# Opinion

State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs

Mar 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 56,986 Views 82 Comments

Our education system must deliver a quality education that prepares each child for their future lives, writes Geoffrey Browne.

# exams - Friday 9 March, 2018

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells
# Trinity
# Trinity

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells

Mar 9th 2018, 2:12 PM 26,353 Views 34 Comments

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

# exams - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam
# Tempus Fugit
# Tempus Fugit

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 15,969 Views 12 Comments

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

# exams - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life
# Countdown To Results
# Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,722 Views 4 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# exams - Saturday 10 June, 2017

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week
# Never Too Old
# Never Too Old

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week

Jun 10th 2017, 8:15 AM 24,547 Views 72 Comments

Denis North is taking the English and Geography exams at Kennedy College, New Ross.

# exams - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
# Discuss
# Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,927 Views 32 Comments

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# exams - Monday 5 June, 2017

'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it'

Jun 5th 2017, 9:30 AM 4,163 Views 64 Comments

I have never forgotten the idea that I needed to put in long hours if I wanted to achieve something, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# exams - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers
# 11th Hour
# 11th Hour

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 AM 52,533 Views 97 Comments

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# exams - Sunday 14 May, 2017

University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs'
# Column
# Column

University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs'

May 14th 2017, 7:30 PM 1,249 Views 52 Comments

An engineering student writes about how he is buckling under the strain of too many exams concentrated at the end of the academic year.

# exams - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese
# Excuse My French
# Excuse My French

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

May 11th 2017, 2:21 PM 22,487 Views 19 Comments

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# exams - Thursday 4 May, 2017

10 things every student in Ireland is doing right now instead of actually studying
# Exam Season
From The Daily Edge
# Exam Season

10 things every student in Ireland is doing right now instead of actually studying

May 4th 2017, 8:05 AM 8,851 Views 0 Comments

Everything must be organised and tidy before you can do any work whatsoever.

# exams - Monday 20 March, 2017

Junior Cert English: 'There isn’t a fifteen-year-old alive that can spit out high quality writing in two hours'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Junior Cert English: 'There isn’t a fifteen-year-old alive that can spit out high quality writing in two hours'

Mar 20th 2017, 8:30 PM 6,329 Views 40 Comments

Make the new English Junior Cert exam fairer by adding thirty extra minutes, writes Junior Cert pupil Tara O’Sullivan.

# exams - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

11 ways studying Leaving Cert Irish scarred us all for life
# Ar Muin Na Muice
From The Daily Edge
# Ar Muin Na Muice

11 ways studying Leaving Cert Irish scarred us all for life

Nov 9th 2016, 9:30 PM 10,826 Views 2 Comments

Why’d you have to be in Cáca Milis, Brendan Gleeson? Why?

# exams - Sunday 2 October, 2016

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Music
# Seachanges
From The Daily Edge
# Seachanges

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Music

Oct 2nd 2016, 9:30 AM 11,592 Views 0 Comments

Black and decker black and decker black and decker…

# exams - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

60,000 students will receive their Junior Cert results today - Here's how they got on
# At Last
# At Last

60,000 students will receive their Junior Cert results today - Here's how they got on

Sep 14th 2016, 6:01 AM 37,464 Views 12 Comments

There’s been a rise in As almost across the board for students.

# exams - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Letters to a Fresher: College graduates tell us what they wish they'd known in first year
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Letters to a Fresher: College graduates tell us what they wish they'd known in first year

Sep 7th 2016, 11:00 AM 27,080 Views 29 Comments

We asked three recent graduates to write a letter to their former selves. Here’s what they had to say…

# exams - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Algeria blocks social networks throughout the country to prevent cheating in exams
# Extreme Measures
# Extreme Measures

Algeria blocks social networks throughout the country to prevent cheating in exams

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:52 AM 8,540 Views 15 Comments

Over 500,000 high school students were required to resit exams after exam papers were leaked.

# exams - Friday 17 June, 2016

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

Jun 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,321 Views 47 Comments

One reader tells us about her experiences of trying to overcome crippling anxiety during her Leaving Cert exams

# exams - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Grannies across Ireland need to get their hands on this card for exam season
# Say A Little Prayer
From The Daily Edge
# Say A Little Prayer

Grannies across Ireland need to get their hands on this card for exam season

May 10th 2016, 6:41 PM 4,958 Views 1 Comment

Light a few there Granny.

# exams - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

Apr 28th 2016, 6:00 AM 11,626 Views 52 Comments

More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.

# exams - Monday 11 April, 2016

14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to
# Mhuin Na Muice
From The Daily Edge
# Mhuin Na Muice

14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to

Apr 11th 2016, 1:08 PM 18,326 Views 0 Comments

Oh, the flashbacks!

# exams - Friday 22 January, 2016

Teachers have been sharing the funniest exam answers they have ever come across
# Full Marks
From The Daily Edge
# Full Marks

Teachers have been sharing the funniest exam answers they have ever come across

Jan 22nd 2016, 3:59 PM 13,451 Views 5 Comments

“thou shalt not lotto”

# exams - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did

Sep 9th 2015, 6:01 AM 34,637 Views 12 Comments

And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.

# exams - Friday 21 August, 2015

Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know
# Going To College
# Going To College

Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know

Aug 21st 2015, 6:41 PM 8,747 Views 2 Comments

More than 35,000 people have accepted first round offers.

# exams - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

'We are kidding ourselves if we say the Leaving Cert doesn't matter'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

'We are kidding ourselves if we say the Leaving Cert doesn't matter'

Aug 12th 2015, 3:58 PM 399 Views 42 Comments

Pressure is on schools to receive top results, writes principal Brendan Feehan.

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results

Aug 12th 2015, 8:27 AM 7,801 Views 2 Comments

Read these while waiting for results, at your peril.

In numbers: The Leaving Cert results
# The Big Day
# The Big Day

In numbers: The Leaving Cert results

Aug 12th 2015, 6:00 AM 35,760 Views 24 Comments

The hard work is over, now it’s time to find out how everyone did.

# exams - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Leaving Cert results don't define your future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Leaving Cert results don't define your future

Aug 4th 2015, 10:25 PM 1,772 Views 45 Comments

I only learned to appreciate education after quitting school.

# exams - Thursday 16 July, 2015

This teacher's cruel exam question is wrecking the internet's head
# Existential Crisis
From The Daily Edge
# Existential Crisis

This teacher's cruel exam question is wrecking the internet's head

Jul 16th 2015, 2:30 PM 11,324 Views 8 Comments

What a monster.

# exams - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

The 8 realities of getting your college exam results
# First Class Honours
From The Daily Edge
# First Class Honours

The 8 realities of getting your college exam results

Jun 24th 2015, 11:08 AM 7,127 Views 0 Comments

Our EMOTIONS.

# exams - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day
# Hacked
# Hacked

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

Jun 8th 2015, 11:57 PM 13,438 Views 14 Comments

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way
# Here Comes The Sun
# Here Comes The Sun

That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way

Jun 8th 2015, 4:42 PM 14,670 Views 15 Comments

But it won’t hang around for long.

Waterford hurler passes Cork test before sitting Leaving Cert exams today
# Hit The Books
From The42
# Hit The Books

Waterford hurler passes Cork test before sitting Leaving Cert exams today

Jun 8th 2015, 8:00 AM 15,891 Views 1 Comment

Shane Bennett has a hectic schedule at the moment.

# exams - Friday 5 June, 2015

16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers
# Brenda And The Wasp
From The Daily Edge
# Brenda And The Wasp

16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers

Jun 5th 2015, 11:12 AM 21,357 Views 3 Comments

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

# exams - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Student gets garda escort to Leaving Cert exam after missing his bus
# Panic Stations
# Panic Stations

Student gets garda escort to Leaving Cert exam after missing his bus

Jun 4th 2015, 2:04 PM 28,323 Views 26 Comments

He arrived with four minutes to spare.

# exams - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Leaving Cert kicked off with English Paper I and Bono turned up
# Day One
# Day One

The Leaving Cert kicked off with English Paper I and Bono turned up

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:47 PM 30,583 Views 30 Comments

“My name is Bono and I am a rock star.”