Almost 900 Offaly students will begin their Leaving Cert tomorrow

More than 55,000 students in Ireland.... and Malta..... will begin their exams this week

Damian Moran


Damian Moran


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Just under 900 Offaly students will begin their Leaving Cert tomorrow

A total of 879 students from right across Offaly will be part of the 55,255 students who will begin their Leaving Cert exams tomorrow. Of that Offaly figure, 454 are boys and 425 are girls. 

A total of 55,209 students will sit the exam in Ireland while another 46 are taking the exam in Malta.

Over 4 million examination papers have been securely distributed to the examination superintendents involved in supervising the written examinations. The examinations will be held in 5,223 examination centres across the country over the course of the examination period.

The examinations run until Wednesday 20th June for Junior Certificate/Cycle subjects and Friday, June 22 for Leaving Certificate subjects. The written examinations in the Leaving Certificate Applied programme finish on Thursday, June 14.

The results of the Leaving Certificate examinations will be available on Wednesday, August 15. Results of the Junior Certificate/ Cycle will be available in mid-September 2018.