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# leaving-cert - Yesterday’s News

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# leaving-cert - Yesterday’s News

From The42 'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert' Dilemma This post contains videos

'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert'

Jamie McGrath chats to The42 about the tricky choice facing many young aspiring Irish footballers.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Investigation launched after Leaving Cert paper hits social media less than an hour after exam began

A copy of today’s Irish higher level paper two was posted to a Facebook group shortly after the exam began this morning.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Quiz: What can you remember from your Leaving Cert?

Test yourself.

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

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

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

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

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

From The Daily Edge 11 memories of Leaving Cert English that will haunt Irish people forever A Load Of Waffle

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Column: 'Tomorrow I'll be undertaking the biggest mind-melt of my life'

The Leaving Cert is an experience that characterises life as an Irish person, writes Gavin Dowd.

Poll: Do you still have 'dreams' about the Leaving Cert Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you still have 'dreams' about the Leaving Cert

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

# leaving-cert - Monday 5 June, 2017

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

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

# leaving-cert - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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

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

# leaving-cert - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge Foil Arms and Hog's 'Leaving Cert dream' could have been ripped straight from our nightmares Geogra-nomics

# leaving-cert - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

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

# leaving-cert - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 memories everyone who did Home Ec in school will recognise Home Ec

10 memories everyone who did Home Ec in school will recognise

It’s a subject that we all look back on fondly until we remember those coursework journals.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Going to university: 'It’s ridiculous in 2017, that grades define your path in life, and not your ability'

Our Leaving Certificate system terrorises far too many, scarring them with insecurities and locking them out of educational progression, writes Declan Lavin.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject

A new report has also stressed the importance of the quality of teaching in Science subjects.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

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

11 ways studying Leaving Cert Irish scarred us all for life

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

# leaving-cert - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography Clintz'n'grikes

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

Damn. That Karst landscape.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning

Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2016.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 9 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Art Still Life

13 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Art

Leaving Cert FART, are we right lads?!

# leaving-cert - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"We spend mind-boggling amounts of public money on the Irish language. Cén fáth?" Opinion This post contains a poll

"We spend mind-boggling amounts of public money on the Irish language. Cén fáth?"

All-Gaeilge road signs in tourist areas; a fortune spent on translations for legislation drafted in English – Eoin Butler on why we need to talk about Irish.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 2 October, 2016

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

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

Black and decker black and decker black and decker…

# leaving-cert - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 memories you'll have if you studied Leaving Cert history Whole Lotta History

# leaving-cert - Thursday 1 September, 2016

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

You can find all of the Round Two CAO offers right here

Didn’t get what you wanted on the first pass? We’ve got the latest points from every institution.

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Should students chase jobs when applying for college courses?

Betty McLaughlin from the Institute of Guidance Counsellors says that there is more to college than preparing for a job.

# leaving-cert - Monday 22 August, 2016

CAO 2016: Where are all the applicants coming from?

There are over 80,000 people waiting to hear if they’ve landed their favoured college spot.

Rise in CAO points for pharmacy, nursing and midwifery

Other courses requiring high points include dentistry, medicine and computer science.

You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here

Do you have what you need for your preferred course?

# leaving-cert - Sunday 21 August, 2016

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

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

# leaving-cert - Friday 19 August, 2016

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America Student Life
Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 tweets that sum up the phenomenon that is Leaving Cert results night Gis A Naggin

13 tweets that sum up the phenomenon that is Leaving Cert results night

These streets belong to the Leaving Certs now.

Father who returned to education received Leaving Cert results with his teenage daughter

In Ireland, 21% of people aged 25 to 64 have never completed upper secondary-level education.

From The Daily Edge A taxi driver in Mayo is offering Leaving Certs free lifts tonight for a lovely reason Safe Home

"I was just so over the moon" - Here's how it feels to get 8 A1s in the Leaving Cert

Six students received eight A1s in this year’s examinations.

From The Daily Edge Can We Guess How Many Points You Got In Your Leaving Cert? The LC

Can We Guess How Many Points You Got In Your Leaving Cert?

That’s if you can remember.

Increase in Maths fails and fewer A1s overall: Here's how students got on with the Leaving Cert

A1s are down but there’s a few positive trends as well.

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