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Laois secondary school introduces new subject for Leaving Cert

The introduction of a brand new subject at a Laois secondary school has been heralded as 'an ideal step on the pathway to a...

Two Knockbeg students receive maximum 625 as Vicarstown trio get 1,800...

Two Knockbeg College students have received the maximum amount of points in the 2021 Leaving Cert. Jack Ross and Finn Coss were both awarded 625...

Portlaoise College unique celebration of outsanding Leaving Certificate results

With students able to access results from home, Portlaoise College bucked the trend and decided to stick with tradition. The Leaving Cert class of...

History made in Laois secondary school as student records first ever...

History has been made in St Fergal's College in Rathdowney today as the school recorded its first ever 625 points result. Darragh Hogan, who hails...

Eight Portlaoise CBS students achieve more than 600 points in 2021...

The 2021 Leaving Cert results are out and the fantastic news from Laois students continues. Portlaoise CBS have confirmed that eight of their boys have...

Top of the class! Mountrath CS student scores seven H1s in...

The 2021 Leaving Cert results are out today and we already have news of an unbelievable result. Finn Culleton of Mountrath CS is a happy...

Laois school principal calls for calculated grades to remain in some...

With students around the country currently sitting their Leaving Cert exams, a Laois secondary school principal has called for this year's system to continue...

WATCH: RTE News visits Laois secondary school as 2021 Leaving Cert...

The 2021 edition of the Leaving Cert got underway at schools across the country yesterday. For the first time in the history of the state,...

Staff and students collaborate to overcome restrictions in Portlaoise College

At this time of the year, Third Year pupils in secondary school are faced with the uneasy task of deciding what programme of study...

Large secondary school teacher’s union pulls out of talks on Leaving...

The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) has withdrawn from discussions with the government and other stakeholders on discussions over Leaving Cert 2021. The teaching...

Weekend Read: A potential solution to the Leaving Cert impasse as...

Next week, the first set of students of 2021 will return to physical education after almost two months out of the classroom. The Department of...

Laois president of national student’s body calls for clarity on Leaving...

The president of a national student's body has called for clarity on this year's Leaving and Junior Cert exams. Reuban Murray, who is the Irish...

From devastation to elation – how repeating the Leaving Cert changed...

12 months ago, Rian O'Connell was devastated. The Portlaoise teenager had completed his Leaving Cert and when the CAO offers came out, he realised...

Top of the class! Mountrath student scores perfect seven H1s in...

A fourth Laois Leaving Cert Student has bagged the perfect exam score. Mountrath Community School's Martin Fitzpatrick has been awarded seven H1s - another stunning...

Fr Paddy: Students are more than just points

I have a recurring dream, it centres itself around my leaving cert. I find myself sitting my history exam and not having a clue of...

‘Fairer’ Calculated Grades for Leaving Cert 2020 welcomed

Almost 80% of Leaving Cert student's estimated grades will remain the same - Minister for Education Norma Foley has announced. The remainder will be either...

Department of Education to give ‘particular focus’ to incoming Sixth Year...

The Department of Education says it will give 'particular focus' to incoming Sixth Years when schools reopen later this year. The 2019-2020 Fifth Years saw...

Laois teacher sets up Instagram account to help students with career...

A Laois primary school teacher has set up an Instagram page to help students with their career paths. Laura Phelan, from Castletown, who recently qualified...

‘Relief’, ‘uncertainty’ and ‘heartbreak’ – Laois Leaving Cert students react to...

The 2020 Leaving Cert is certainly going to be one like no other in the history of the state. After months of speculation following the...

BREAKING: New Leaving Cert regime confirmed by Minister for Education

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has confirmed the new Leaving Cert regime that will take place. He says that the government has taken the decision...

Predicted grades set to replace Leaving Cert as exams to be...

Predicted grades are set to replace the Leaving Cert as state exams are to be cancelled. The Irish Times reports that proposals will be brought...

Studying during Coronavirus: Scoil Chriost Ri student on prepping for state...

And so, we are at the end of our student series. Over the last month, we have spoken to pupils in every secondary school in...

Studying during Coronavirus: Heywood student on prepping for state exams in...

We’re nearing the end of our student series now as we speak to pupils in every secondary school in Laois about how Coronavirus has...

Studying during Coronavirus: St Fergal’s sisters on a strange Leaving and...

We’re nearing the end of our student series now as we speak to pupils in every secondary school in Laois about how Coronavirus has...

Studying during Coronavirus: Portlaoise CBS student on prepping for state exams...

We’re nearing the end of our student series now as we speak to pupils in every secondary school in Laois about how Coronavirus has...

Studying during Coronavirus: Mountmellick CS student on prepping for state exams...

We’re nearing the end of our student series now as we speak to pupils in every secondary school in Laois about how Coronavirus has...

Studying during Coronavirus: Heywood student on prepping for state exams in...

We're nearing the end of our student series now as we speak to pupils in every secondary school in Laois about how Coronavirus has...

Studying during Coronavirus: Scoil Chriost Ri student on prepping for state...

The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of our lives at the moment. Bar those working in essential services, the rest of the population...

Studying during Coronavirus: St Fergal’s Rathdowney student on prepping for state...

The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of our lives at the moment. Bar those working in essential services, the rest of the population...

Studying during Coronavirus: Knockbeg College student on prepping for state exams...

The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of our lives at the moment. Bar those working in essential services, the rest of the population...