Seventy one Leaving Cert students have not been given their exam results over fears they may have cheated.

Seventy-one Leaving Cert students have not been given their exam results over fears they may have cheated. The State Examinations Commission (SEC) sa(...)

Amy Richards (18) secured six H1s in her Leaving Cert exams despite sitting her English paper in a hospital ward just hours after her appendix ruptured

Families of students who became ill during this year’s Leaving Cert examination period have urged the Government to allow pupils to sit some of their (...)

Annmarie Fay and her daughter Ellie   after getting her Leaving Cert results at Mount Carmel Secondary School, King’s Inns Street in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

From early on Tuesday morning the queries poured into The Irish Times helpdesk where our team of guidance counsellors have been answering your questio(...)

There is no charge for viewing a script and no limit to the number of scripts you can view. Photograph: iStock

If you feel you should have done better, you can view your script to decide if it’s worth having it rechecked. If you have any questions about your Le(...)

Once the CAO knows the number of places for every course on offer, it enters that data into its computer ssstem to determine what offers will be made to you online at 2pm on Thursday, August 15th.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bear in mind that this is not an exact science. Points for all programmes increase and decrease annually as the demand among applicants and the n(...)

‘Whatever your results, accept them as a fair reflection of your work over the past six years.’

There are two ways for students to get their Leaving Cert results. You can collect them in person from your school from 9am on August 13th or you can (...)

Irish Times Results Helpdesk guidance counsellors Deirdre Garrett and Brian Howard work to answer questions. Photograph: Sara Freund

There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes and the inevitability that some students will be upset or confused about their Leaving Cert results. (...)

Amy Richards first visited the doctor with pain in her abdomen about a week before the State exams began. She was told not to worry and that she was suffering symptoms of stress and irritable bowel syndrome.

Amy Richards cannot remember sitting her first English Leaving Cert exam on June 5th. She had undergone surgery after her appendix ruptured and became(...)

Some students in Tuesday’s Leaving Cert exam complained about the audio quality in the Spanish exam.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Students have criticised the audio quality of the Leaving Cert Spanish exam as “mumbled” , “echoey” and “difficult to hear”. The criticism comes just(...)

  Anthony Lynam (80) from Inchicore, Dublin, who completed his Leaving Cert English exams. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Anthony Lynam left school as a youngster in 1955 without ever sitting a major exam. Now, at 80 years of age, he has finally set that right – and beco(...)

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