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Scrúduithe béil ar ceal! Leaving Cert Orals cancelled

Further to the announcement regarding the cancellation of some elements of the Leaving Cert and Junior Cycle exams, the Department of Education have published an FAQ on the impact of this decision for candidates on its website.

You may have seen the decision to cancel parts of this year’s state examinations. Below you’ll find a few questions and answers to try and explain what the changes mean, who is affected by them and why this unprecedented action was taken.

There is no perfect solution to the difficulties our education system is facing as a result of school closures and the impact of measures to stem the spread of Covid-19. But these decisions are being taken with the best interests of students and their families in mind. We know that this is a time of real stress and worry for you. In making the decisions we wanted to try and ease that worry. READ MORE