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Poll: Do you think the Leaving Cert results are important?

The Leaving Cert results are out – but do the grades you achieve in the State’s second-level finals really affect the rest of your life?

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NEARLY 58,000 students are learning the results of their Leaving Certificate exams this morning.

Some will be delighted, some disappointed – but do the results you achieve in the final examinations of Ireland’s senior cycle education count for much in the long run?

Have your say here: Do the results you get in the Leaving Cert affect your future?

Poll Results:

Yes, but only in the short-term (990)
Yes, in a major way (434)
No (384)
I don't know (113)

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