Despite the unique challenges the class of 2020 faced, grades awarded through the calculated grades process were over 4 per cent higher than 2019 levels. Photograph: Getty Images

Click here to download the full 2020 Feeder School tables or search using the table in this article. If you are reading this on The Irish Ti(...)

The latest data shows a record 64 per cent of students from disadvantaged or Deis schools went to third level last year, up from 57 per cent in 2019. File photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

Click here to download the full 2020 Feeder School tables Record numbers of students from disadvantaged schools progressed to third-level c(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin on a visit to Nagle Secondary Community College, Mahon in Cork, with deputy principal, Nicholas O’Keefe. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has re-iterated the Government’s determination reopen both primary and secondary schools at the end of the month, warning tha(...)

Irish Times’ exam diarists Calvin Choy, Aoife O’Neill and Roland Kamepko examine their Leaving Certificate results at Nano Nagle Community College, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

How was your summer? For most of the class of 2016 at Nagle Community College in Cork, it involved a little bit of partying and quite a lot of waiting(...)

Irish Times exam diarists Calvin Choy, Aoife O’Neill and Roland Kamekpo examine their Leaving Cert results at Nano Nagle Community College, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The summer might have flown by for most of us, but for the students of Nagle Community College’s class of 2016, it has dragged on. It has been two m(...)

Leaving Cert students at Nagle Community College, Cork: Sitting (from left) are Aoife O’Neill and Sarah Struthers, and standing are Rebecca Finn, Sean Flanagan, Roland Kamepko and Calvin Choy. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

“I want to go to UCC.” That’s a common refrain from the class of 2016 at Nagle Community College, a co-educational post-primary school in Mahon on the(...)