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Demi Isaac Oviawe in a promotional shot for RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars.

Young Offenders actor Demi Isaac Oviawe was among those celebrating after receiving her Leaving Cert results on Tuesday. The 18-year-old from Mallow (...)

Anthony Lynam, aged 80, who sat and passed the higher English Leaving Cert paper, with his results. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Anthony Lynam, one of the oldest students to ever take the Leaving Cert, says he is thrilled with his results. Mr Lynam, who lives in Kilmainham, Dub(...)

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(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh visiting the National Parents’ Council Post Primary helpline in Croke Park, alongside  Beatrice Dooley, president of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/ The Irish Times

Families who cannot afford to send their children to university should consider more affordable options in regional colleges, Minister for Education J(...)

Ellen O’Carroll of the Presentation Girls’ School in Kilkenny scored eight H1s in her exams. Photograph: Facebook

Download  2019 Leaving Cert results by grade and subject When Fiachra O’Farrell (18) walked into his headmaster’s office this morning to hear hi(...)

Matas Martinaitis, Firhouse Community College; Caitlin Young, Institute of Education; Eric Ehigie, Moyne Community School; Caoilfhinn Ní Choiligh, Loreto College Mullingar; and Mark Seale, CBS Westland Row. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Download  2019 Leaving Cert results by grade and subject The wait is finally over for the tens of thousands of students who sat their Leaving Ce(...)

The Leaving Cert results show students have settled into the new grading system

In 2017, a new marking system ditched 14 different grades (A1, B2, C3 etc) and brought in just eight, ranging from H1 to H8 and O1 to O8. Now that it’(...)

Never has a cohort of Leaving Cert students had a greater range of options and opportunities to progress successfully onto the next stage of their car(...)

A third of students are now taking higher level maths with the vast majority of them securing bonus points. Photograph: iStock

1. More performing well in higher level papers The most significant trend evident in this year’s results is a steady increase in the numbers taking(...)

With more than 421,000 additional CAO points awarded  because of the maths bonus points system, points for many highly sought-after programmes will increase.

Download  2019 Leaving Cert results by grade and subject Leaving Cert students have scored more CAO points than ever in this year’s exams due to(...)

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