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#Leaving Cert

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Over 5,000 students appealed their Leaving Cert results - five got their results downgraded
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Over 5,000 students appealed their Leaving Cert results - five got their results downgraded

Oct 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,787 Views 29 Comments

Over 1,400 got upgraded.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

UCD will admit students who secure Leaving Cert upgrades
# Exceptional Circumstances
# Exceptional Circumstances

UCD will admit students who secure Leaving Cert upgrades

Oct 9th 2018, 12:07 PM 11,458 Views 4 Comments

The university has made the decision on an “exceptional basis” following the Rebecca Carter High Court ruling.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Case where Leaving Cert student lost out on college place 'cannot be repeated', judge says
# Rebecca Carter
# Rebecca Carter

Case where Leaving Cert student lost out on college place 'cannot be repeated', judge says

Oct 3rd 2018, 7:44 PM 20,769 Views 19 Comments

Rebecca Carter received an official offer of her college place last week.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace'
# Bureaucratic Tape
# Bureaucratic Tape

Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace'

Sep 25th 2018, 9:15 PM 36,122 Views 0 Comments

Rebecca Carter has been denied a place studying veterinary medicine in UCD because the State Examinations Commission will not hear her appeal until October.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Stephen Byrne: Why 9 years after ripping up my results, I went back to do the Leaving Cert...
# Read Me
# Read Me

Stephen Byrne: Why 9 years after ripping up my results, I went back to do the Leaving Cert...

Sep 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,252 Views 14 Comments

The Leaving Cert is strange in the sense that it is something we all experience, and yet it’s something that we all seem to try to repress, writes the 2FM presenter.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court
# Courts
# Courts

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court

Sep 11th 2018, 5:31 PM 55,079 Views 0 Comments

The error could lose her a place on her chosen course in UCD, the court heard.

# leaving-cert - Monday 10 September, 2018

New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead
# Mixing It Up
# Mixing It Up

New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead

Sep 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 61,556 Views 43 Comments

New specifications for Maths, Home Economics, History, Music and Geography are set to go live from this month for Junior Cert students.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Aug 30th 2018, 2:31 PM 28,406 Views 24 Comments

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Got a question about the CAO? Let us put it to an expert
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Got a question about the CAO? Let us put it to an expert

Aug 18th 2018, 9:15 AM 10,876 Views 8 Comments

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# leaving-cert - Friday 17 August, 2018

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks
# Results
# Results

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks

Aug 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 25,423 Views 53 Comments

A gender breakdown of Wednesday’s results has been released.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 16 August, 2018

80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating
# Results
# Results

80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating

Aug 16th 2018, 8:16 PM 47,077 Views 32 Comments

The combined 80 total for the 2018 Leaving Cert compares to the combined 72 total last year.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

'I was really surprised and shocked' - Seven Leaving Cert students get eight H1s
# Results Day
# Results Day

'I was really surprised and shocked' - Seven Leaving Cert students get eight H1s

Aug 15th 2018, 8:20 PM 50,256 Views 15 Comments

Liam Mariga from Co Cork said he couldn’t believe he had got eight H1s when he opened his results this morning.

'The Leaving Cert doesn't define you. My life has completely turned around since this time last year'
# Results Day
# Results Day

'The Leaving Cert doesn't define you. My life has completely turned around since this time last year'

Aug 15th 2018, 7:00 PM 29,324 Views 48 Comments

A year on from her own Leaving Cert results of 200 points, Sadb Molloy is on her way to UCD.

16 of the saltiest Leaving Cert tweets for results day
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

16 of the saltiest Leaving Cert tweets for results day

Aug 15th 2018, 10:40 AM 11,752 Views 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?

Aug 15th 2018, 9:30 AM 38,426 Views 93 Comments

Students around the country will be finding out their results this morning.

Leaving Cert results: Top marks drop across English, Irish and Maths
# Scores On The Doors
# Scores On The Doors

Leaving Cert results: Top marks drop across English, Irish and Maths

Aug 15th 2018, 6:01 AM 55,767 Views 32 Comments

Here at the all important scores.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

13 of the best (and worst) outfits people have worn while collecting their LC results over the last 35 years
# Lc 2018
From The Daily Edge
# Lc 2018

13 of the best (and worst) outfits people have worn while collecting their LC results over the last 35 years

Aug 14th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,250 Views 12 Comments

RTÉ Archives have been helping to document poor Irish fashion choices throughout the years.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

UK officially passes (to hoots of approval) its EU withdrawal bill - making Brexit a certainty
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

UK officially passes (to hoots of approval) its EU withdrawal bill - making Brexit a certainty

Jun 26th 2018, 3:16 PM 22,760 Views 89 Comments

Brexit day is now also enshrined in EU law as being 29 March 2019, at 11pm.

# leaving-cert - 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 52,221 Views 45 Comments

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

# leaving-cert - Friday 15 June, 2018

I watched How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate so you don't have to
# How To Cheat
From The Daily Edge
# How To Cheat

I watched How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate so you don't have to

Jun 15th 2018, 7:00 PM 10,505 Views 1 Comment

Forget Oceans 8 and watch our very own Irish heist movie.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

The 9 worst things about the Leaving Cert
# Send Help
From The Daily Edge
# Send Help

The 9 worst things about the Leaving Cert

Jun 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 7,382 Views 1 Comment

Easy to say it doesn’t matter when you have already sat it.

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)

Jun 6th 2018, 2:41 PM 26,296 Views 16 Comments

There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.

D-Day for the nation's secondary school students as the Leaving and Junior Cert gets under way
# Dun Dun Dun
# Dun Dun Dun

D-Day for the nation's secondary school students as the Leaving and Junior Cert gets under way

Jun 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,554 Views 20 Comments

Over 120,000 students around the country will begin their exams today.

# leaving-cert - 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 18,205 Views 17 Comments

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

# leaving-cert - Sunday 3 June, 2018

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?
# Splitting The Stones
# Splitting The Stones

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:00 PM 110,357 Views 46 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 3 May, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?
# Shakespeare
From The Daily Edge
# Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

May 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 9,652 Views 5 Comments

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

James Kavanagh has shared some words of wisdom ahead of this year's Leaving Cert
# Gucci Avo Goals
From The Daily Edge
# Gucci Avo Goals

James Kavanagh has shared some words of wisdom ahead of this year's Leaving Cert

May 3rd 2018, 7:17 PM 8,365 Views 5 Comments

Preach James, preach.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told
# Recruitment Appeal
# Recruitment Appeal

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told

Apr 24th 2018, 8:33 PM 30,816 Views 95 Comments

Teachers, including recently qualified teachers and retired teachers, are being asked to apply.

# leaving-cert - 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 56,982 Views 82 Comments

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

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Poll: Should the Leaving Cert 'points race' be abolished?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Leaving Cert 'points race' be abolished?

Feb 20th 2018, 8:36 AM 32,363 Views 86 Comments

A new review of the Leaving Cert is now underway from policymakers.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe
# Education
# Education

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe

Feb 7th 2018, 12:19 PM 14,067 Views 66 Comments

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 3 February, 2018

13 of the most attractive people from Leaving Cert History books
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

13 of the most attractive people from Leaving Cert History books

Feb 3rd 2018, 9:30 PM 10,868 Views 9 Comments

From Roger Casement to Edna O’Brien, we run through the best looking people on the Irish history course.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Which Leaving Cert English Poet Are You?
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

Which Leaving Cert English Poet Are You?

Jan 17th 2018, 9:00 PM 9,157 Views 2 Comments

Are you as sad as Sylvia Plath or as desperate as Yeats? Find out.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 14 January, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Leaving Cert Music?
# Seachanges
From The Daily Edge
# Seachanges

How Well Do You Remember Leaving Cert Music?

Jan 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,346 Views 1 Comment

Oh yeah. We’re taking you back there.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 4 January, 2018

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September

Jan 4th 2018, 12:48 PM 17,594 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Education aims to make the subject available to all schools by 2020.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it?
# Rack Up The Points
# Rack Up The Points

Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it?

Dec 12th 2017, 8:23 AM 29,354 Views 97 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the benefits would be “far-reaching”.

# leaving-cert - Monday 11 December, 2017

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year
# Physical Education
# Physical Education

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year

Dec 11th 2017, 10:45 PM 24,682 Views 52 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton made the announcement today as part of an overall emphasis the government is putting on encouraging healthy lifestyles.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Can You Score 10 Out Of 10 On These Leaving Cert Questions?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Can You Score 10 Out Of 10 On These Leaving Cert Questions?

Aug 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 18,429 Views 6 Comments

Would you be fit to repeat your Leaving Cert?

# leaving-cert - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'A fire ended my Leaving Cert hopes. I've taken a longer, scenic route to success'
# Bionic Woman
# Bionic Woman

'A fire ended my Leaving Cert hopes. I've taken a longer, scenic route to success'

Aug 20th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,645 Views 10 Comments

My repeat Leaving Cert was a struggle – and my early attempts to get a job were farcical. 20 years on, now I’m in a position to help others, writes Seònaid Ó Murchadha.

Got a question about the CAO? We'll have the experts in tomorrow morning to answer all your queries
# Sorted
# Sorted

Got a question about the CAO? We'll have the experts in tomorrow morning to answer all your queries

Aug 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 9,344 Views 5 Comments

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