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CAO Applicant News

This page contains up-to-date news items for CAO Applicants. Always remember to read the CAO Handbook and any important correspondence sent to you by CAO throughout the application process.

Important information for all CAO applicants  
If you have not already done so, please log in to your CAO account (go to and click on 'My Application') and check that all of the information on your account is correct and complete. 

Advice for applicants sending supporting documents to CAO  
If you are required to send supporting documents to CAO as part of your application, here are some tips to help you understand what is required: [more...]

Take note of restrictions if you are applying to CAO  
Applicants applying to CAO are advised to take note of the restrictions in advance of the main CAO deadline of 1st February at 5:15pm. [more...]

Applying for entry to nursing/midwifery on the basis of mature years? Don't forget to register and apply with PAS between the 2nd and 22nd of February 2017.  
If you are applying for entry to nursing/midwifery on the basis of mature years you should apply for these courses through CAO by 1st February 2017 at 5:15 pm [more...]

Apply online by 5:15 pm on 20th January to avail of the discounted application fee  
Applicants who apply online to CAO by 5:15pm on 20th January will avail of a discounted application fee of €25 [more...]

Leaving Certificate Appeals  
We have received result updates from the State Examinations Commission; if you are expecting an offer, you can check your CAO Account from 6 am this Friday (14th October). [more...]

Round Two offers available to view online from 6am on 1st September  
Round Two offers will be available to view online from 6am on 1st September. You can check to see if you have received a Round Two offer by going online at and logging in to your account using the ‘My Application’ facility from 6am on Thursday, 1st September. [more...]

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