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Press releases

27/04/2018
CAO Late Application facility closing soon
The CAO deadline for late applications is Tuesday, 1 May at 5:15pm. Potential applicants are advised to register on the system well in advance of this deadline. [more...]
08/03/2018
CAO release 2018 course choices data
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has released 2018 application data up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of March 1st. The data shows applications by course classification, level and by address group. [more...]
01/02/2018
72,751 applicants at close of CAO normal application deadline
The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline closed at 5:15pm today, 1st February. The application figure to this deadline was 72,751. This figure does not represent the total number of CAO applicants as a late application facility opens on 5th March and closes on the 1st May at 5:15pm. [more...]
25/01/2018
CAO application deadline fast approaching
Applicants who have not yet completed their application are urged by CAO to do so immediately, particularly mature applicants, applicants for the HEAR or DARE schemes, or those who are thinking about applying for a restricted course. The Central Applications Office (CAO) application deadline for undergraduate courses in Irish Higher Education Institutions is Thursday, 1 February at 5:15pm. [more...]
27/10/2017
CAO opens for applications on Monday, 6th November
The Central Applications Office (CAO) online application facility opens on Monday, 6th November from noon. Applications can be made online for a reduced fee of €30 before the 20th January at 5:15 pm. A fee of €45 applies after this time and until the normal closing date of 1st February at 5:15 pm. [more...]
12/10/2017
CAO offers to be considered for Leaving Certificate appeals candidates this week.
The results of Leaving Certificate Appeals were communicated to students this week. Candidates who are found to have achieved different results to those awarded in mid-August have had their results forwarded to CAO by the State Examinations Commission. [more...]
31/08/2017
3,308 Round Two CAO offers issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Thursday 31st August) issued 3,308 offers to applicants in Round Two of the CAO offers process. [more...]
21/08/2017
76,651 Round One CAO Offers Issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Monday August 21) issued 76,651 Round One Offers to 52,374 CAO applicants. These offers consist of 43,113 Level 8 course offers and 33,538 Level 7/6 course offers. [more...]
03/08/2017
Over four thousand offers issued in CAO Round Zero today
A total of 4,817 offers have been issued by CAO today (3rd August) to 3,990 applicants. [more...]
06/07/2017
6629 applicants receive CAO offers today (July 6)
A total of 6,629 applicants will receive an offer in this early round – of these, 4,968 will receive a Level 8 offer and 2,951 will receive a Level 7/6 offer. [more...]

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