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# State Exams

Last month
June 2024
Record number of Leaving Cert students to sit exams today - starting with English Paper 1
Last year
Over 71,000 Junior Cert students will receive their results later today
No date for junior cycle exam results, says Foley
Leaving Cert 2023: Don't worry if you feel overwhelmed ahead of the exams, you're not alone
Fiona O'Malley
All time
Over 67,000 Junior Cert students receive their results today - here's how they got on
Leaving and Junior Cert exams start today with over 130,000 students taking part
Second-level students union says 'traditional' State exams can't go ahead
Leaving Cert 2022: Teaching unions hit out at 'unhelpful' speculation about hybrid model
'Traumatic' structure of the Leaving Cert 'can’t get any worse', says Ombudsman
Leaving Cert 2022: Students will again have more exam choice due to Covid disruption
Latest developments as Leaving Cert 2021 plan announced by minister
Explainer: What's happening with the Leaving Cert?
Over 2,000 Leaving Cert students who sat written exams to receive results today
Leaving Cert alternatives under consideration but clarity to be given within the next few weeks, says Tánaiste
Leaving Cert 2021: Survey and emails from 'stressed' students presented to State exam Advisory Group
Leaving Cert 2021: Students want a choice of written exam or Calculated Grades
The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work
Postponed Leaving Certificate written exams will start on 16 November
Northern Ireland GCSE students will now be awarded teachers' grades without standardisation
What insight did we get about the Leaving Cert Calculated Grades after the furore in the UK?
Over 48,000 Leaving Cert students have registered for Calculated Grades system
Poll: Should Leaving Cert students be awarded full marks for oral and practical exams?
Here's the score: What we know about marks, grades and appeals in the Leaving Cert 'Plan C'
Why was the 29 July date cancelled? When will results be out? Questions about the new Leaving Cert plan answered
'Alternative assessment models' discussed at meeting about Leaving Cert plans
Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert
Junior Cert students to receive 'certificates of completion' from State and written report from school
Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert
'It's not realistic or viable' to hold Leaving Cert practical exams in current timeframe
'We're not the ones making that decision': Tony Holohan refuses to be drawn on whether Leaving Cert will happen
Education minister to give clarity on Leaving and Junior Cert exams in coming days
France cancels traditional end of secondary school exams in favour of continuous assessment
Bereaved students will be allowed sit alternative Leaving Cert paper in July under new rules
'The computer is not marking any work': Exams commission confirms examiners will mark exams
Minister wants to change system after student had to sit Leaving Cert exam the day after her mother died
D-Day for the nation's secondary school students as the Leaving and Junior Cert gets under way
FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?
How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams
"That's me!": Donegal student hears about himself during Irish listening exam
Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths