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CAO 2020 News

Friday 11 September, 2020

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching

This afternoon’s Round One offers is official confirmation of whether students got their preferred course.

The CAO points for 2020 have just been released. Find them all here

Compare every course and institution with our dedicated site.

Monday 7 September, 2020

'A long year': Leaving Cert students commended as calculated grades released

Students were able to access their grades since 9am this morning.

Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?

How well do you know some of the most famous schools and colleges from movies, books, and the news.

One in five Higher Level grades reduced and a tweaking of the gender gap: How 'standardisation' changed teacher-estimated grades

10% of Leaving Cert Higher Level grades were reduced by up to 10 marks.

As it happened: The Leaving Cert are in - here's how students and schools responded to the news

Students around the country have been receiving their calculated grades since 9am.

Leaving Cert student: Waiting for today's results feels like an anti-climax

Poppy Kane is a sixth year pupil about to receive her Leaving Cert results like thousands of others today. She shares her thoughts on the last six months.

Friday 4 September, 2020

Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university'

With the Leaving Certificate results out on Monday, the minister said an apprenticeship is a great way to get the career you want.

Thursday 3 September, 2020

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work

We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.