If you feel you need extra support during this time, please scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of links to agencies that can offer support and/or information.

Stay safe and stay well. We are all in this together......

Leaving Certs 2020

Covid 19

Due to current changes to the Leaving Cert exams the following dates are liable to change. We will post any changes as they are published.

Important Dates:

CAO online application opens November 5th

Discounted application deadline (€30 fee), 20th January 2020

Normal closing date for applications (€45), 1st February 2020

Online change of mind facility opens 5th May 2020

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

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

SUSI opens for applications for College year 2020 / 2021 on Thursday 23rd April 2020.

SUSI stands for Student Universal Support Ireland and is the student grant application body. Any student considering going to third level education and whose family income is below a certain level can apply.

Click on the following link for further details. There are lots of helpful videos on the site to assist you in filling in the form. Remember that SUSI eligibility is based on income for the year 2019.

PLC Colleges


College of Commerce, St. John's Central College and Colaiste Stiofan Naofa have cancelled their interviews for the moment, but they are still taking online applications for anyone who would still like to apply.

The college will contact those who have already applied and are awaiting interview.

Useful Websites Higher Education Further Education

Progressing from Leaving Cert to Post-Leaving Cert Courses

6th year parents presentation
Copy of Progressions 2-adults

Dare/Hear Advice Clinics Nationwide

For more info:

Deadline for Hear/Dare documentation to be sent to CAO, 15th March 2020

ESB Networks Apprenticeships

GSK Apprenticeships

IGC Meeting Jobs

In light of the current stresses due to Covid 19 and the uncertainty it brings to us all, the following links may be useful for people who may need extra support.

We all need help and support at times in our lives:



HSE Approved Resources: Phone 021 2452500 Phone 0818222024 Phone 1890 929 539

Free phone-1800247247 Text Help to 51444 Phone 116123 Freephone 1800 66 66 66

Mobile Apps that have been reviewed and approved by HSE:

Mindshift by Anxiety Canada,

Clear Fear



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.