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Press releases

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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
80,345 CAO Applicants at close of Late Application facility
The total number of CAO applicants at the close of the Late Application facility on May 1st at 5:15 pm was 80,345. [more...]
CAO late application facility closing soon
The CAO deadline for late applications is Monday, May 1 at 5:15 pm. Potential applicants are advised to register on the system well in advance of this deadline. [more...]
CAO release 2017 course choices data
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has released 2017 application data up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of March 1st. [more...]

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