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 2021
Here are the expected dates for CAO. We will post any changes as they are published.
CAO online application opens November 5th 12 noon
Discounted application deadline (€30 fee), 20th January 2021
Normal closing date for applications (€45), 1st February 2021
Online change of mind facility opens 5th May 2021 (Expected date).
1st July Closing date for change of mind facility, online at www.cao.ie
Ms. S. Cashman, Ms. J. Murphy and Ms. E. Tarrant.
Parents Talk 2020/2021
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.
Dates will be posted as they become available.
Useful Websites Higher Education Further Education
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:
JIGSAW ONLINE........SUPPORT for YOUNG PEOPLE and their PARENTS
HSE Approved Resources:
www.jigsaw.ie/ Phone 021 2452500
alone.ie/ Phone 0818222024
lgbt.ie/ Phone 1890 929 539
Free phone-1800247247 Text Help to 51444
www.samaritans.org/ireland/branches/cork/ Phone 116123
www.childline.ie/ Freephone 1800 66 66 66
Mobile Apps that have been reviewed and approved by HSE:
Mindshift by Anxiety Canada,
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.