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Ireland's Oliver Dingley takes fifth place in European Championship
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Ireland's Oliver Dingley takes fifth place in European Championship

Updated Aug 7th 2018, 4:03 PM 5,438 Views 0 Comments

The diver missed the podium places by just six points over the final’s seven dives.

Schmidt demanding Ireland 'to keep scoring, keep driving forward'
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Schmidt demanding Ireland 'to keep scoring, keep driving forward'

Feb 9th 2018, 6:44 AM 4,049 Views 6 Comments

A bonus point win is the minimum standard required for an Ireland team with title ambitions.

How Many Points Should You Have Got In Your Leaving Cert?
# Quiz
# Quiz

How Many Points Should You Have Got In Your Leaving Cert?

Apr 19th 2015, 1:00 PM 25,178 Views 15 Comments

You’ve always wondered if it should have been different – now you can find out.

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations final day From The42
Live Mar 21st 2015, 3:15 PM

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations final day

Wales hit Italy for 61 and set Ireland a target to chase in Edinburgh
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Wales hit Italy for 61 and set Ireland a target to chase in Edinburgh

Mar 21st 2015, 2:10 PM 9,961 Views 22 Comments

Italy were well and truly rolled over in the second half in Rome.

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?
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Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Aug 11th 2014, 9:16 AM 15,945 Views 94 Comments

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

Points jump for business, agriculture and science courses
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Points jump for business, agriculture and science courses

Aug 19th 2013, 8:12 AM 19,057 Views 30 Comments

Students hoping to receive an offer for their first preference courses will find out what the points requirements are this morning.

Explainer: A beginner’s guide to the CAO Points system
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Explainer: A beginner’s guide to the CAO Points system

Aug 18th 2013, 8:30 PM 54,458 Views 45 Comments

Some of your loved ones might be awaiting a college offer – through a system that mightn’t make sense to many. Here’s our crash course.

Dept. of Education to overhaul Leaving Cert programme and points race
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Dept. of Education to overhaul Leaving Cert programme and points race

Mar 28th 2013, 9:42 AM 11,541 Views 75 Comments

Plans include reducing the number of degree programmes, cutting grade bands and changing the predictability of exams.

Points race: Chance for lesser lights (or ROG) to make hay
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# Clinical

Points race: Chance for lesser lights (or ROG) to make hay

Nov 2nd 2012, 4:32 PM 1,025 Views 0 Comments

With many of the traditional trail-blazers called upon for bigger and better things, can lads like Andy Fenby, Tom Prydie and Scott Wight close the gap?

Column: The Leaving Cert ‘points race’ is bad – but it’s better than alternatives
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Column: The Leaving Cert ‘points race’ is bad – but it’s better than alternatives

Aug 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 372 Views 44 Comments

‘Radical’ new proposals for interviews are really a return to the past, writes Joanna Tuffy TD. Instead, we need a much wider debate on third level education.

Universities propose radical overhaul of Leaving Cert points system
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Universities propose radical overhaul of Leaving Cert points system

Aug 21st 2012, 3:11 PM 5,893 Views 19 Comments

A submission to Ruairí Quinn sees Ireland’s seven universities outline issues with the Leaving Cert – and how to change it.

Trinity scheme to offer college places to students below CAO minimum
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Trinity scheme to offer college places to students below CAO minimum

Aug 21st 2012, 11:24 AM 8,397 Views 21 Comments

A pilot programme – intended to begin with Law in 2014 – will see some places reserved for students measured on alternative grounds.

Maths and IT courses see biggest surge in CAO points race
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Maths and IT courses see biggest surge in CAO points race

Aug 20th 2012, 12:02 PM 7,599 Views 15 Comments

Mathematics and Physics at the University of Limerick saw the highest points surge – up by a whopping 145 points.

Almost 11,000 Leaving Cert students to benefit from bonus Maths points
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Almost 11,000 Leaving Cert students to benefit from bonus Maths points

Aug 15th 2012, 12:51 PM 8,784 Views 14 Comments

The college points race begins in earnest on Monday – but already the bonus points project seems to be working.

2012 Leaving Cert results 'broadly similar to previous years'
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2012 Leaving Cert results 'broadly similar to previous years'

Aug 15th 2012, 6:01 AM 13,571 Views 11 Comments

More students took higher level Maths this year, looking to nab some bonus points which will drive up college requirements.

Ryder Cup: Poulter edges ahead of Garcia but Harrington's race looks run
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# Hands Off

Ryder Cup: Poulter edges ahead of Garcia but Harrington's race looks run

Aug 14th 2012, 11:59 AM 1,249 Views 0 Comments

Eight of the 12 players that will represented Europe at Medinah have been confirmed. McIlroy and McDowell are two of them.

Report expected to make the case for capping places in college
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Report expected to make the case for capping places in college

Nov 8th 2011, 10:06 AM 835 Views 21 Comments

Ruairí Quinn is set to receive a report outlining the need for student numbers to be capped in order to avoid the return of fees.

Straight-A student to auction notes on eBay
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Straight-A student to auction notes on eBay

Aug 26th 2010, 2:00 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

Co. Clare student to sell notes for college funds.

CAO website back fully online
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CAO website back fully online

Aug 23rd 2010, 3:04 PM 145 Views 0 Comments

What's a DDoS 'cyber attack' anyway?
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What's a DDoS 'cyber attack' anyway?

Aug 23rd 2010, 1:25 PM 488 Views 0 Comments

The CAO website is down after a malicious attack. What’s going on?

CAO site under attack
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# Breaking News

CAO site under attack

Aug 23rd 2010, 11:10 AM 255 Views 0 Comments

Third-level application site goes down due to “malicious attacks”.

In Numbers: The points race
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In Numbers: The points race

Aug 23rd 2010, 8:48 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Wondering how many students got 500 points, and how many will be disappointed today? We crunch the numbers.