Leaving Cert

Around 2,500 students at over 100 schools are expected to take politics and society as a Leaving Certificate subject in 2020.

Boys more likely to be caught cheating during Leaving Cert

Boys are more than twice as likely as girls to get caught cheating in the Leaving Cert.

Points fall as over 52,000 college places offered

The points needed to study most third-level degrees have fallen again, but it is unclear yet if Leaving Certificate grading and CAO reforms are the main reason.

High-scoring student managed to write play while studying 6 days a week for Leaving Cert

Dublin schools have cleaned up with seven out of 13 students receiving eight H1's in today's Leaving Cert results.

Leaving Cert results: Major shift in CAO points unlikely

The effects of new Leaving Certificate grades and college entry points will be assessed before further reforms are undertaken, one of the key figures behind the changes has assured students and parents, writes Niall Murray.

Leaving Cert results: Number taking higher papers up 3.2%

Big jumps in the numbers taking higher level papers across most subjects have resulted almost directly from changes to the college entry points system, writes Niall Murray.

Are you uncertain about your Leaving Cert results and what they mean for you?

The Exam Helpline will be available this year for all Leaving Certificate students queries.

Students begin Leaving Cert exams today

More than 120,000 students will begin their State exams this morning.

Principals issue Leaving Cert pupils with their last minute exam tips

120,000 pupils will begin their leaving cert exams in over 5,000 examination centres tomorrow and the message to all of them from the people who have overseen their education is "keep things in perspective.