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#points

# points - Monday 14 December, 2020

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool
# Standings
From The42
# Standings

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool

Dec 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 19,810 Views 40 Comments

Three of the Irish provinces are already playing catch up in the new Champions Cup format.

# points - Saturday 9 March, 2019

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year
# Cao Applications
# Cao Applications

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year

Mar 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,455 Views 9 Comments

A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

# points - Thursday 14 February, 2019

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college
# Points
# Points

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college

Feb 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,130 Views 37 Comments

Three-quarters of students complete their courses, with women more likely than men to finish.

# points - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Chelsea survive scare to move level on points with Liverpool
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Chelsea survive scare to move level on points with Liverpool

Sep 15th 2018, 4:54 PM 5,250 Views 3 Comments

Eden Hazard hit a hat-trick as the Londoners maintained their perfect start.

# points - Monday 20 August, 2018

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next
# Don't Panic
# Don't Panic

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next

Aug 20th 2018, 6:00 AM 73,067 Views 7 Comments

Over half of those applying for a Level 8 course will be offered their first choice.

# points - 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 10,886 Views 8 Comments

Join us for a special Facebook Live.

# points - Friday 9 March, 2018

CAO points to drop as demand dips but teaching is still one of the most popular courses in Ireland
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

CAO points to drop as demand dips but teaching is still one of the most popular courses in Ireland

Mar 9th 2018, 7:18 AM 32,170 Views 98 Comments

There were 72,643 applications by 1 February – a decrease of 3,443 applicants on the previous year.

# points - 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 32,447 Views 86 Comments

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

# points - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

Sep 12th 2017, 3:13 PM 12,438 Views 56 Comments

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

# points - Monday 21 August, 2017

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic
# Cao-2017
# Cao-2017

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic

Aug 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 36,900 Views 17 Comments

It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.

# points - Monday 5 September, 2016

College can be the best time of your life - here's how to make the most of it
# Opinion
# Opinion

College can be the best time of your life - here's how to make the most of it

Sep 5th 2016, 7:00 AM 617 Views 6 Comments

Jack Power’s been there – and he knows college can be terrifying. But he has some practical ways to make sure it’s an enjoyable experience.

# points - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Want to know the CAO points? We'll have them here from 6am
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

Want to know the CAO points? We'll have them here from 6am

Aug 21st 2016, 9:02 PM 62,739 Views 27 Comments

Every course, every third-level institution: we have you covered.

# points - Thursday 18 August, 2016

10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America
# Student Life
From The Daily Edge
# Student Life

10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America

Aug 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 18,524 Views 4 Comments

The movies lied to us.

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?

Aug 18th 2016, 10:06 AM 37,730 Views 86 Comments

Given the scale of the rental crisis being seen in Ireland, USI is requesting that people make their homes available to students.

# points - Saturday 26 December, 2015

The goals will come - our favourite hurling scores of 2015
# Black Spot
From The42
# Black Spot

The goals will come - our favourite hurling scores of 2015

Dec 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 9,359 Views 7 Comments

A few of the most memorable hurling moments of the year.

# points - Friday 4 September, 2015

Connacht players fighting for points in Lam's defensive scoring system
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

Connacht players fighting for points in Lam's defensive scoring system

Sep 4th 2015, 6:30 AM 7,003 Views 2 Comments

‘Rugby is a team game, so everything is about having a shape and everyone being on the same page.’

# points - Friday 28 August, 2015

'It’s about staying in the moment' - Ireland's Sexton on place-kicking success
# Off The Tee
From The42
# Off The Tee

'It’s about staying in the moment' - Ireland's Sexton on place-kicking success

Aug 28th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,776 Views 18 Comments

This extract from the new book ‘Rugby Revealed’ sees the Leinster out-half offer his advice.

# points - Monday 17 August, 2015

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer
# First Round
# First Round

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Aug 17th 2015, 3:00 PM 30,318 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what to do next…

# points - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Madigan's place-kicking deciding games for O'Connor's Leinster
# Take The Points
From The42
# Take The Points

Madigan's place-kicking deciding games for O'Connor's Leinster

Apr 8th 2015, 11:40 AM 4,404 Views 4 Comments

The centre’s goal-kicking guided Leinster to another Champions Cup win last weekend.

# points - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Four-try Ireland move into strong Six Nations position before England face France
# Benchmark
From The42
# Benchmark

Four-try Ireland move into strong Six Nations position before England face France

Mar 21st 2015, 4:22 PM 9,620 Views 20 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men scored four tries in a hugely entertaining game at Murrayfield.

# points - Friday 12 December, 2014

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled
# Loopholes
# Loopholes

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled

Dec 12th 2014, 12:28 PM 10,796 Views 36 Comments

It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.

# points - Thursday 25 September, 2014

"Should the gardaí get discretion?": Ross rounds on 'bent' guards abusing the points system
# Abuse Of Power
# Abuse Of Power

"Should the gardaí get discretion?": Ross rounds on 'bent' guards abusing the points system

Sep 25th 2014, 12:40 PM 9,829 Views 66 Comments

“We should ask the really radical question — should the gardaí get discretion? If so many of them are abusing it – why should they have it?”

# points - Friday 22 August, 2014

There's still time to apply for 'Available Places' through CAO
# CAO 2014
# CAO 2014

There's still time to apply for 'Available Places' through CAO

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:42 AM 9,295 Views 0 Comments

Do you know about this list of courses with places still available? Get on it…

# points - Monday 18 August, 2014

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses
# Building Confidence
# Building Confidence

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

Aug 18th 2014, 10:54 PM 20,723 Views 16 Comments

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works
# CAO 2014
# CAO 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

Aug 18th 2014, 12:30 AM 15,624 Views 3 Comments

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# points - Monday 11 August, 2014

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Aug 11th 2014, 9:16 AM 16,093 Views 95 Comments

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

# points - Monday 7 April, 2014

This is the exhibition of point-scoring Brian Hurley put on for Cork yesterday
# Star Of The Show
From The42
# Star Of The Show

This is the exhibition of point-scoring Brian Hurley put on for Cork yesterday

Apr 7th 2014, 7:14 PM 6,591 Views 4 Comments

The Castlehaven man struck some stunning points in Tralee.

# points - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Sinn Féin gain in the polls following collapse in Government support
# Back In The Game
# Back In The Game

Sinn Féin gain in the polls following collapse in Government support

Mar 1st 2014, 9:32 PM 28,193 Views 272 Comments

The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent sees a drop in support for Fine Gael and Labour.

# points - Friday 27 December, 2013

Wave The White Flag - 15 of the best hurling points in 2013
# Super Scores
From The42
# Super Scores

Wave The White Flag - 15 of the best hurling points in 2013

Dec 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 2,774 Views 3 Comments

Joe Canning, Podge Collins, Kevin Moran, Patrick Horgan and Tony Kelly all hit super strikes this summer.

# points - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Wave The White Flag – 15 of the best Gaelic football points in 2013
# Super Scores
From The42
# Super Scores

Wave The White Flag – 15 of the best Gaelic football points in 2013

Dec 26th 2013, 3:20 PM 8,589 Views 4 Comments

Michael Murphy, Stephen O’Neill, Sean Cavanagh, Andy Moran and Ger Brennan all struck brilliant points this year.

# points - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Here's the GAA's top 5 hurling points from the 2013 season
# White FLag
From The42
# White FLag

Here's the GAA's top 5 hurling points from the 2013 season

Nov 21st 2013, 1:12 PM 2,852 Views 8 Comments

Kevin Moran, James Ryan, Patrick Horgan, Podge Collins and Domhnall O’Donovan are all in the mix.

# points - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers
# College Places
# College Places

Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers

Aug 29th 2013, 2:44 PM 9,910 Views 6 Comments

More than 3,029 students receive offers in the CAO second round today.

# points - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

9 unforgettable moments from your Leaving Cert results
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

9 unforgettable moments from your Leaving Cert results

Aug 14th 2013, 1:10 PM 22,756 Views 44 Comments

The results you leave behind. But the day stays with you forever.

Here's how every Leaving Cert student feels on results morning
# Squeaky Bum Time
From The Daily Edge
# Squeaky Bum Time

Here's how every Leaving Cert student feels on results morning

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,094 Views 1 Comment

Have mercy on their souls.

# points - Monday 15 April, 2013

Watch Stephen O'Neill's amazing points for Tyrone against Kildare
# Super Skills
From The42
# Super Skills

Watch Stephen O'Neill's amazing points for Tyrone against Kildare

Apr 15th 2013, 4:33 PM 4,527 Views 2 Comments

Mickey Harte reckoned his forward’s scores were worth the entry fee alone in Croke Park yesterday.

# points - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today

Apr 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,503 Views 34 Comments

The fundamental role the educational system plays today is determining a young person’s future life choices, so if there is to be equal opportunity, then we need to tackle equal access for all, writes Fr Peter McVerry.

# points - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

Dec 11th 2012, 3:01 PM 5,641 Views 48 Comments

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

# points - Friday 7 December, 2012

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Dec 7th 2012, 11:18 AM 11,215 Views 82 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

# points - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

McFadden closes in on scoring glory
# Sharpshooter
From The42
# Sharpshooter

McFadden closes in on scoring glory

Sep 19th 2012, 5:11 PM 800 Views 0 Comments

An All-Ireland senior football medal is not the only honour that the St Michael’s forward is chasing next Sunday.

# points - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

O'Dwyer leads the way in the U21 hurling scoring charts
# Attacking Stars
From The42
# Attacking Stars

O'Dwyer leads the way in the U21 hurling scoring charts

Sep 12th 2012, 11:50 AM 1,130 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary forward is in pole position to land the accolade for contributions in front of goal.

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