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# exam - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

71 students not given Leaving Cert results over fears they cheated in exams

Those suspected of cheating represent a tiny proportion of the 57,000 students who sat the exams this year.

# exam - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised' UCD

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'

A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.

# exam - 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.

# exam - Monday 15 May, 2017

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# exam - 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.

# exam - Friday 5 May, 2017

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper

The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.

# exam - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

# exam - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge Leaving Certs are getting prayers said for them and their response is perfectly sarcastic Cheers Granny

# exam - Saturday 2 May, 2015

The Leaving Cert is not as predictable as people think...

And trying to predict what’s coming up will ultimately backfire, according to a report.

# exam - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Does UCC have something against water protesters?

Or people called Joan? The college has posed a slightly dramatic (to say the least) question involving an anti-water charge protest on an exam.

# exam - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

# exam - Friday 6 June, 2014

This question on the Ordinary Level Maths paper today was 'ridiculously simple'

A shopkeeper bought 25 school blazers at €30 each and 25 trousers at €20 each. How much did they spend?

# exam - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Miriam O'Callaghan came up in her own teenage son's Junior Cert paper Morto

# exam - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved

The students say that they now have two fewer weeks in which to study for their exams.

# exam - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Free mouth cancer check-ups during awareness day tomorrow

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day takes place tomorrow.

# exam - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

In pics: The guy that got 9 A1s and other Leaving Cert students' results The Big LC This post contains images

In pics: The guy that got 9 A1s and other Leaving Cert students' results

Mark Berney from Gorey Community College, County Wexford got 9 A1s.

# exam - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Highest number of students ever completing second level education

The number of young men staying on at second level has also risen significantly in the last 11 years.