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# Junior Certificate

Last year
Over 71,000 Junior Cert students will receive their results later today
Leaving Cert 2023: Students begin exams with 'well-pitched and broadly appealing' paper
All time
Over 67,000 Junior Cert students receive their results today - here's how they got on
Junior Certificate examinations will not go ahead this year, Department confirms
Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert
Junior Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys across most subjects
Gardaí issue warning to Junior Cert students about alcohol, drugs and violence
64,300 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on
Opinion: 'History's special status at Junior Cert level should be celebrated, but the curriculum has major blind spots'
Caoimhín De Barra
Pooping pigeon almost forces exam venue change after taking up residence at Dublin school
More than 50,000 students to begin (slightly longer) Leaving Cert exam period with English paper I
61,000 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on
Exam advice for parents: How to support your child during the Junior and Leaving Cert
Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers
60,000 students will receive their Junior Cert results today - Here's how they got on
No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today
Parents say this book on Junior Cert curriculum is like 50 Shades of Grey
'I sat my Junior Cert aged 71, but would be in the Dáil if given a chance earlier in life'
Organiser of Junior Cert party apologises after hundreds of teens denied entry
Teens to contemplate life's big questions in Junior Cert philosophy class
Teachers are striking today - Here's why
Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'
Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month
Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking
Patrick Cusack
Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter
Eamonn Toland
Are you worried about your teen heading out for JC night? Here's some advice...
More than 60,000 students will get their Junior Cert results today
Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Quinn 'regrets' teachers' decision to ballot for industrial action
New sex education course on the way for reformed junior cycle
TUI to ballot on Junior Cert cycle disruption if concerns are not addressed
Teachers and Dept of Education to discuss concerns over Junior Cert reform
TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made
John Gilligan, corporation tax and Trap’s last day: The week in numbers
Quinn demands investigation into Leaving Cert Maths mistakes
Explainer: Here's the problem with the Leaving Cert honours maths paper
Marking of Leaving Cert Maths papers 'will reflect time lost by students'
Errors discovered in Leaving Cert Maths and Junior Cert CSPE papers
State exams in numbers: 13 days, 6,000 examiners and 38 million A4 pages