Ryan Bell, a student of Oatlands College in Stillorgan, Dublin, got his results rechecked this year and obtained a higher result. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Education authorities do not want to draw attention to the “worrying” volume of upgrades in the Leaving Cert as it could undermine public confidence i(...)

The tracker mortgage scandal has been described as one of the greatest financial swindles in the history of the State. Photograph: iStock

Among the many harsh – and sometimes heartbreaking – lessons we’ve learned from the tracker mortgage scandal that continues to unfold in the corridors(...)

More than 1,400 Leaving Cert exam results have been upgraded this year following appeals by students. Photo: Bryan O’Brien

More than 1,400 Leaving Cert exam results have been upgraded this year following appeals by students. The move means students will see an increase in(...)

Figures from the State Examinations Commission (SEC) show that of the 66 candidates who had their results withheld in various subject this year, 49 - or 74 per cent - were male. File Photograph: iStockPhoto

Teenage boys are more than twice as likely as girls to cheat - or get caught cheating - in the Leaving Cert exam. Figures from the State Examinations(...)

Eimear Kennedy (15) who got an A in Italian having learnt the language using the Duolingo website and app, and watching  YouTube clips.

Being one of four pupils in the country to have achieved perfect grades in the Junior Certificate is an impressive feat. But for 15-year-old student (...)

A total of 61,654 students who sat the Junior Cycle examinations in June can collect their results from their schools this morning and through the online examination results service on examinations.ie from 4pm. File photograph: Getty Images

More than 61,500 students will today become the first to receive their results in the new Junior Cycle format, which sees traditional grades such as A(...)

Ryan Bell, student of Oatlands College, Stillorgan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Dublin student is hoping to have his Leaving Cert record amended after it emerged he was only awarded a H3 in mathematics despite scoring 99 per cen(...)

The State Examination Commission has withheld the Leaving Cert results of 38 students this year amid suspicions of cheating.

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO's 2017 Round One offers: http://iti.ms/2vR6EzZ The State Examination Commission (SEC) has withheld (...)

The mark for the Leaving Cert Music practical will not be available when viewing exam scripts. File photograph: Getty Images

Expert guidance counsellors Brian Howard and Deirdre Garrett were working on irishtimes.com on Thursday answering people’s queries about Leaving Cert (...)

Marked Leaving Cert exam scripts will be available to view on September 1st and 2nd. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Expert guidance counsellors Brian Howard and Deirdre Garrett were working on irishtimes.com on Thursday answering people’s queries about Leaving Cert (...)

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