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#Leaving Cert

# leaving-cert - Sunday 3 June, 2018

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?
# Splitting The Stones
# Splitting The Stones

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:00 PM 110,305 Views 46 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 3 May, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?
# Shakespeare
From The Daily Edge
# Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

May 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 9,647 Views 5 Comments

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

James Kavanagh has shared some words of wisdom ahead of this year's Leaving Cert
# Gucci Avo Goals
From The Daily Edge
# Gucci Avo Goals

James Kavanagh has shared some words of wisdom ahead of this year's Leaving Cert

May 3rd 2018, 7:17 PM 8,355 Views 5 Comments

Preach James, preach.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told
# Recruitment Appeal
# Recruitment Appeal

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told

Apr 24th 2018, 8:33 PM 30,810 Views 95 Comments

Teachers, including recently qualified teachers and retired teachers, are being asked to apply.

# leaving-cert - Monday 12 March, 2018

State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs
# Opinion
# Opinion

State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs

Mar 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 56,903 Views 81 Comments

Our education system must deliver a quality education that prepares each child for their future lives, writes Geoffrey Browne.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Poll: Should the Leaving Cert 'points race' be abolished?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Leaving Cert 'points race' be abolished?

Feb 20th 2018, 8:36 AM 32,319 Views 87 Comments

A new review of the Leaving Cert is now underway from policymakers.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe
# Education
# Education

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe

Feb 7th 2018, 12:19 PM 14,063 Views 66 Comments

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 3 February, 2018

13 of the most attractive people from Leaving Cert History books
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

13 of the most attractive people from Leaving Cert History books

Feb 3rd 2018, 9:30 PM 10,840 Views 9 Comments

From Roger Casement to Edna O’Brien, we run through the best looking people on the Irish history course.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Which Leaving Cert English Poet Are You?
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

Which Leaving Cert English Poet Are You?

Jan 17th 2018, 9:00 PM 9,152 Views 2 Comments

Are you as sad as Sylvia Plath or as desperate as Yeats? Find out.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 14 January, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Leaving Cert Music?
# Seachanges
From The Daily Edge
# Seachanges

How Well Do You Remember Leaving Cert Music?

Jan 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,313 Views 1 Comment

Oh yeah. We’re taking you back there.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 4 January, 2018

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September

Jan 4th 2018, 12:48 PM 17,528 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Education aims to make the subject available to all schools by 2020.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it?
# Rack Up The Points
# Rack Up The Points

Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it?

Dec 12th 2017, 8:23 AM 29,326 Views 97 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the benefits would be “far-reaching”.

# leaving-cert - Monday 11 December, 2017

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year
# Physical Education
# Physical Education

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year

Dec 11th 2017, 10:45 PM 24,674 Views 52 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton made the announcement today as part of an overall emphasis the government is putting on encouraging healthy lifestyles.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Can You Score 10 Out Of 10 On These Leaving Cert Questions?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Can You Score 10 Out Of 10 On These Leaving Cert Questions?

Aug 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 18,368 Views 6 Comments

Would you be fit to repeat your Leaving Cert?

# leaving-cert - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'A fire ended my Leaving Cert hopes. I've taken a longer, scenic route to success'
# Bionic Woman
# Bionic Woman

'A fire ended my Leaving Cert hopes. I've taken a longer, scenic route to success'

Aug 20th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,607 Views 11 Comments

My repeat Leaving Cert was a struggle – and my early attempts to get a job were farcical. 20 years on, now I’m in a position to help others, writes Seònaid Ó Murchadha.

Got a question about the CAO? We'll have the experts in tomorrow morning to answer all your queries
# Sorted
# Sorted

Got a question about the CAO? We'll have the experts in tomorrow morning to answer all your queries

Aug 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 9,342 Views 5 Comments

Let us know the questions you want answered.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you'

Aug 16th 2017, 1:45 PM 45,934 Views 33 Comments

More people took Higher Level subjects this year, but the number of top marks is down.

11 tweets that perfectly sum up Leaving Cert results day
# Lc Results
From The Daily Edge
# Lc Results

11 tweets that perfectly sum up Leaving Cert results day

Aug 16th 2017, 11:13 AM 9,649 Views 1 Comment

You’ll probably forget your grades, but you won’t forget results night. Well… you might.

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year
# Common Points Scale
# Common Points Scale

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year

Aug 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 30,966 Views 36 Comments

Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life
# Countdown To Results
# Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,657 Views 4 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos
# Results Night
# Results Night

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos

Aug 12th 2017, 4:01 PM 20,370 Views 26 Comments

A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know
# Mature Students
# Mature Students

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Jul 6th 2017, 6:20 AM 17,860 Views 3 Comments

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# leaving-cert - Friday 23 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 9,386 Views 0 Comments

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
# State Examinations Commission
# State Examinations Commission

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

Jun 13th 2017, 10:32 PM 41,951 Views 41 Comments

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?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: What can you remember from your Leaving Cert?

Jun 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 42,129 Views 49 Comments

Test yourself.

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week
# Never Too Old
# Never Too Old

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

Jun 10th 2017, 8:15 AM 24,513 Views 71 Comments

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
# Discuss
# Discuss

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

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,871 Views 32 Comments

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

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

11 memories of Leaving Cert English that will haunt Irish people forever

Jun 7th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,960 Views 6 Comments

A national nightmare.

Exam time: Here's how your breathing and imagination can help during your exams
# You Can Do It
# You Can Do It

Exam time: Here's how your breathing and imagination can help during your exams

Jun 7th 2017, 6:02 AM 8,346 Views 4 Comments

The time has come.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 6th 2017, 8:30 PM 330 Views 19 Comments

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
# Lunch Crunch

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

Jun 6th 2017, 12:45 PM 19,826 Views 40 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 5th 2017, 9:30 AM 3,947 Views 64 Comments

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
# 11th Hour
# 11th Hour

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

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 AM 52,447 Views 98 Comments

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

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

Foil Arms and Hog's 'Leaving Cert dream' could have been ripped straight from our nightmares

May 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 5,299 Views 2 Comments

IT’S TOO REAL.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

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

May 11th 2017, 2:21 PM 22,349 Views 22 Comments

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

# leaving-cert - Saturday 15 April, 2017

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

10 memories everyone who did Home Ec in school will recognise

Apr 15th 2017, 6:00 PM 15,325 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

Mar 4th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,736 Views 80 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject

Nov 24th 2016, 8:47 AM 17,550 Views 69 Comments

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

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

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

11 ways studying Leaving Cert Irish scarred us all for life

Nov 9th 2016, 9:30 PM 10,755 Views 2 Comments

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

# leaving-cert - Monday 31 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 31st 2016, 8:15 PM 5,652 Views 4 Comments

Damn. That Karst landscape.