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The Central Applications Office processes applications for undergraduate courses in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Decisions on admissions to undergraduate courses are made by the HEIs who instruct CAO to make offers to successful candidates.

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    The 2021 CAO Application Facility is now open.

  • Apply Now

    Apply on-line before 20th January for a reduced fee of €30.

  • 1st February

    Closing Date for Applications is the 1st February at 17:15.

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