Almost 50 Junior Cert students are set to receive top marks across all subjects on Wednesday Photograph: Peter Thursfield

More than 62,000 Junior Cert students are set to receive their results today, with almost 50 pupils securing top marks across all subjects. New limit(...)

  Rebecca Carter (18), of Ardcolm Drive, Castlebridge, Co Wexford, leaving court on Tuesday.  Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

An 18-year-old Co Wexford student, whose Leaving Cert marks were wrongly totted up by an examiner, could lose her chance of a place in a college veter(...)

Results have been withheld from 80 students this year compared to 72 at this point last year - an increase of 11 per cent. File image: iStock

Eighty students who sat the Leaving Certificate examination this year have not been given their exam results over fears they may have cheated. The St(...)

An alternative option for students who have failed to meet entry requirements for their chosen courses may be to apply to their local further education (FE) college. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

From early morning, yesterday the queries poured into the Irish Times helpdesk, where our team of guidance counsellors answered questions in our live (...)

 Anna Dowley, Piltown Co. Kilkenny; Kara Fitzherbert, Carlow; Nicola Pratt, Carlow; Sara Deacon, Carlow; Holly Moynan, Ballacolla Co.Laois; Vicky Woods, Tinahely Co. Wicklow and Hanah Condell, Abbeyleix Co. Laois pictured getting the Leaving Certificate results at Kilkenny College in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has said officials will examine whether there are “lessons to be learned” from the volume of students who failed(...)

Muireann Twomey (right) from Clara from Co Kilkenny and Lynn Fenton (left) from Rathangan Co Wicklow  getting their Leaving Certificate results at Kilkenny College in Kilkenny.Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Click here to download a PDF of the 2018 Leaving Cert results: Seven students have achieved eight H1s ( between 90-100 pe(...)

One of the biggest changes is an old E grade is no longer an automatic fail. File photograph: Eric Luke

Click here to download a PDF of the 2018 Leaving Cert results: Sweeping changes to the Leaving Cert (...)

While the maths failure rate at ordinary level is a source of concern, policymakers will be pleased at the record high in  numbers opting for higher-level maths.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2018 Leaving Cert results: More than 3,700 students have failed t(...)

If you are unhappy with a particular grade in any subject in the Leaving Cert, or if there is an identifiable error in the results you got today, the State Examinations Commission (SEC) will give you whatever supports you need to rectify the problem. Photograph: iStock

If you have any questions about your Leaving Cert result you can get free, expert advice, in real time, from our career guidance panel at irishtimes.c(...)

Take a few minutes away from the excitement and carefully calculate your CAO points score. Photograph: iStock

Click here to download a PDF of the 2018 Leaving Cert results: In the early hours of this morning, ab(...)

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