on air now Current Show

THE PAUL MCLOONE SHOW

21:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00

Ed's Songs of Praise

01:00 - 05:00

Overnight

05:00 - 07:00

Early Breakfast with Paula MacSweeney

07:00 - 09:00

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

09:00 - 12:00

The Anton Savage Show

12:00 - 14:30

Dermot and Dave

14:30 - 16:30

Louise Duffy

16:30 - 19:00

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

19:00 - 21:00

Fergal D'Arcy on Today FM

21:00 - 23:59

The Paul McLoone Show

The wait is over for 57,000 Leaving Certs


by Sinead Spain  13th Aug 2014  08:09
Today FM image

Exam results to be issued today

Almost 57 thousand people will get their Leaving Cert results today.

Figures from the State Examinations Commission show that the number sitting Honours maths is at its highest ever with more than 14-thousand taking the paper this year, and 95 per cent of them passed.

It means the number of people earning the 25 bonus CAO points for the subject will hit a record of 13 thousand 6 hundred and 60 - that's expected to push up requirements for related college courses when offers begin to be sent out next week.

However the failure rate in some maths and science subjects is also on the rise.

Schools will begin releasing results to students after 9am and they will also be available online on examinations-dot-ie from midday.

One student will open their results today to find they've earned 9 A1 grades, while 13 candidates around the country have scored 8 A1s this year.

The Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has wished students the best of luck, and she was remaining coy about her own leaving cert experiences:


  • Today FM image

    18 Dead In Baghdad Bombing

    Today FM image

    Gardai Appeal For Help Over Missing Dublin Woman

    Today FM image

    Nearly 600 Cyclists Fined In First Six Months Of Penalty Regime

    Today FM image

    Gerry Adams Apologises For N-word tweet

  • Today FM image

    Two Dead In Cork Fire

    Today FM image

    Fine Gael To Meet Independent Alliance Today

    Today FM image

    David McGowan Update

    Today FM image

    "No Sense Of Urgency In Dealing With Homelessness" -...