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# Leaving Cert

This month
June 2024
Parenting: 'I can still vividly remember the stress, tears and dread of my Leaving Cert'
Margaret Lynch
Poll: Do you still have the 'Leaving Cert nightmare'?
Record number of Leaving Cert students to sit exams today - starting with English Paper 1
This year
2024
Poll: Should the Barbie movie be on the Leaving Cert English syllabus?
‘Barbie’ movie to be on Leaving Cert English curriculum in 2026
Last year
2023
Decision to hold Leaving Cert oral exams over Easter break will bring 'unnecessary' stress, unions say
'The AI excuse doesn't wash with me': Mixed reaction to plans to drop teacher-based assessment
Government drops plans for teacher-based assessment of Leaving Cert, blaming AI
CAO: 60% of courses see fall in point requirements
Therapist: It's been a summer of tragedy and loss for many young people
Monica Jackman
Poll: Do you remember how many points you got in your Leaving Cert?
Leaving Cert results: Grades adjusted upwards again due to pandemic disruption for students
Tributes to 'bright, sporting young men' after deaths of two Dublin students on Greek island
What lesson can we learn from our Leaving Cert nightmares?
Leaving Cert: Commentary over higher-level maths paper one 'will be considered during marking'
Quiz: How well do you remember Leaving Certificate syllabus?
The Explainer: What is it like to sit the Leaving Cert in 2023?
Leaving Cert 2023: Students begin exams with 'well-pitched and broadly appealing' paper
Poll: Do you have 'Leaving Cert nightmares'?
Over 130,000 students begin state examinations today - most sitting their first one ever
Leaving Cert 2023: Don't worry if you feel overwhelmed ahead of the exams, you're not alone
Fiona O'Malley
Quiz: How much do you know about Macbeth?
CAO Round One offers to be released on 30 August
Leaving Cert results to be issued on 25 August in 'significant step towards pre-pandemic norms'
Leaving Cert students ask Foley to keep 'no cliff edge' vow - and avoid clash with Harry Styles gig
All time
Close to 19,000 individual Leaving Cert results appealed this year, with more than 20% upheld
‘I’m over the moon’: Dublin student gets top mark of 625 in Leaving Certificate
Leaving Cert 2022: Students urged not to 'obsess' over points as they open results
Education minister defends plans to move Leaving Cert English and Irish Paper One to fifth year
Student brings Department of Education to court over Leaving Cert Mandarin examination
College lecturers facing admin 'Groundhog Day' due to late release of Leaving Cert results
Leaving Cert: CAO round one offers to come out on 8 September
Leaving Cert: CAO round one offers to come out on 8 September
Delay in issuing Leaving Cert results 'will cause huge levels of additional stress and worry'
Leaving Cert students won't lose marks because of error in Irish language Maths paper
Leaving and Junior Cert exams start today with over 130,000 students taking part
Parents' group accuse Foley of 'kicking the ball down the road' on 2023 Leaving Cert
Poll: Should there be a moratorium on reporting about the Leaving Cert while it's on?
Explainer: What changes are being made to the Leaving Certificate?
Major revamp to Leaving Cert planned as fifth year students to sit some exams starting in 2024