Leaving Certs 2019

Important Dates:

CAO online application opens 5th November 2018

Discounted application deadline (€30 fee), 20th January 2019

Normal closing date for applications (€45), 1st February 2019

Online change of mind facility opens 6th May 2019

1st July Closing date for change of mind facility, online at

19th August First Round CAO offers

(Offers will be available online from 6am on 19th August. Offers and minimum points will be published in the national newspapers and on

Ms. S. Cashman, Ms. J. Murphy and Ms. E. Tarrant.

CAO Applicant Information Evening and Change of Mind

Useful Websites Higher Education Further Education

Progressing from Leaving Cert to Post-Leaving Cert Courses

6th year parents presentation
Copy of Progressions 2-adults

Watch this Ted Talks on making Career Decisions

Open Days and Talks

Cork PLC Colleges Open day-Tuesday 5th March 2019

College of Commerce

St.Johns Central college

Colaiste Stiofan Naofa

Dare/Hear Advice Clinics Nationwide

For more info:

Deadline for Hear/Dare documentation to be sent to CAO, 1st April 2019

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GSK Apprenticeships

Mindful Meditation for Stress Reduction

After setting aside time to practice mindful breathing, you should find it easier to focus attention on your breath in your daily life—an important skill to help you deal with stress, anxiety, and negative emotions, cool yourself down when your temper flares, and sharpen your skills of concentration.