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A former Leitrim Teacher and Vice- Principal is strongly criticising the decision taken by the Minister for Education to return to the traditional format of the Leaving cert in 2022.   Minister for Education Norma Foley is recommending a return to the written exam format, although there will be greater…

A Donegal TD says his office has been inundated with calls from concerned Leaving cert students in relation to how this year’s exam will be staged.   The comments from Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn were made as the Minister for Education is about to come under further pressure today with…

A Sligo/Leitrim Labour Party representative is calling on the government to immediately start planning for a hybrid Leaving Certificate so as to provide clarity and certainty for students. Former election candidate Nessa Cosgrove says a survey by the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union showed two-thirds of exam students support a hybrid…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says a final decision on how the leaving cert examinations will be run in 2022 needs to be made sooner rather than later.   A survey of nearly 19,000 students, by the Irish Second Level Students Union, shows students are concerned about missing classes, and the…