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Billy Ryle: At Long Last, Clarity For Leaving Cert Students

Billy Ryle: At Long Last, Clarity For Leaving Cert Students

May 9, 2020 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

Leaving Cert exam candidates can opt for ‘calculated grades’ or sit ‘a postponed exam later in the year’ as Billy Ryle explains… After a commendable, but unsuccessful, effort to provide a Leaving Cert exam for 59,000 candidates from 29th July, Minister Joe McHugh has finally conceded that it won’t be […]

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Billy Ryle: Postponing The Leaving Cert Was The Right Decision

Billy Ryle: Postponing The Leaving Cert Was The Right Decision

April 11, 2020 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle says the best decision in adverse circumstances was to postpone the Leaving Cert and cancel the Junior Cert… In a press conference on Good Friday afternoon, State exam candidates were provided with as much certainty about the exams as these exceptional times allow. Minister McHugh said that the […]

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Brassil Calls On Minister To Extend Bereavement Exemptions To Junior Cert Students

June 5, 2019 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry, John Brassil, has called on the Minister for Education to extend bereavement exam exemptions to Junior Certificate students. Deputy Brassil was commenting as the Department of Education made provisions that any Leaving Cert students who suffer a close family bereavement during the State examinations in […]

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Billy Ryle: Advice In Final Week Of Preparations For State Exams

May 29, 2019 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

With just a week to go until the 2019 Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams, Career Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, offers some last minute advice on how to prepare… Exam Time The waiting is almost over for about 120,000 exam candidates as the State Exams get underway on Wednesday next, […]

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Billy Ryle: Make The Right Moves With Leaving Cert Results

August 14, 2018 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

The Leaving Certificate results are out tomorrow and guidance counsellor, Billy Ryle, has advice on what to do next… RESULTS The eagerly awaited Leaving Cert results are out on Wednesday. They will be available early in schools and online from 12noon at www.examinations.ie. The early indications are that Leaving Cert […]

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Last Minute Tips As Students Make Final Preparations For The State Exams

May 30, 2018 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

With the State exams just a week away, Billy Ryle gives some last minute tips for students… The county is basking in glorious sun shine so it must be exam time. In fact, the waiting is almost over for about 120,000 exam candidates – about 4,000 from Kerry – as […]

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Billy Ryle: Students Should Regard ASTI/Government Dispute As An Opportunity

Billy Ryle: Students Should Regard ASTI/Government Dispute As An Opportunity

November 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, says students should regard the DES/ASTI difficulties as an opportunity not an impediment… The 215,000 students who are at home at the moment due to nationwide second level school closures should regard the current impasse between the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and the Association […]

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Receiving their Leaving Cert results in  Presentation Secondary School were, from left: Sinead Sheehan, Tara Fitzgerald, Katie Dillon, Eimer McCarthy, Siobhain O'Connor, Sinead Brosnan and Claire Dillion. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: The Long Wait Is Over For Happy Leaving Cert Students In Town

August 17, 2016 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE wait is over for hundreds of Tralee students who received their Leaving Cert results today. Nerves were at tipping point this morning as students opened those precious envelopes that were the result of years of work. Presentation Secondary School and Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí were two of the first schools to […]

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The Leaving Cert Results Are Out This Week…But What Happens Next?

The Leaving Cert Results Are Out This Week…But What Happens Next?

August 14, 2016 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle says students should, by all means, celebrate their Leaving Cert results on Wednesday, but keep a close eye on the critical timeline… The eagerly awaited Leaving Cert exam results will be issued this Wednesday by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) and will dovetail nicely with the beginning of the […]

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Last Minute Tips For The Upcoming Exams

Last Minute Tips For The Upcoming Exams

June 3, 2016 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Career Guidance Counsellor and freelance writer, Billy Ryle, offers some last minute tips for the upcoming State Exams which begin next Wednesday…  Self-Maintenance • Concentrate on subjects being examined in the first week • Complete major revision by Sunday night • In a relaxed study session on Monday concentrate on […]

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Twins Sophie and Fiona Woulfe after receiving their results at Presentation school on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Happy Faces As Students Collect Leaving Cert Results

August 13, 2014 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement in schools around town on Wednesday morning as students collected their Leaving Cert results. Over in Presentation Secondary School, Principal Sheila Pontillo handed out the envelopes and wished all the girls well for the future. “We’ve very pleased with the results,” said Ms Pontillo, who revealed […]

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Receiving their Leaving Cert results in Mercy Mounthawk were, from left: Megan Banbry, Kelly Field, Niamh Hurley and Emma Murray. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Video/Photos: Leaving Cert Students’ Joy In Mounthawk And Brookfield

August 13, 2014 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk and Brookfield College reverberated to the sound of nervous students receiving their Leaving Cert exam results on Wednesday morning, after months of hard work and anguish. “We’re absolutely delighted with the results,” said Principal of Brookfield College, Elisha Dowling. “One of our students got 625 points while we […]

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7 Leaving Cert Study Tips You Probably Shouldn’t Follow

7 Leaving Cert Study Tips You Probably Shouldn’t Follow

May 27, 2014 at 8:59 pm 1 comment

Not long now lads and lassies! But don’t fret, because Ryan Higgins and Oscar Brophy here at TraleeToday.ie have the perfect study tips to prepare for the Leaving Cert…ok, maybe not that perfect 1. Tidy your desk Before you can even hope to start studying, you need to prepare a harmonious […]

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