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Press releases

11/09/2020
78,950 Round One CAO Offers Issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Friday, 11 September) issued 78,950 Round One Offers to 53,815 CAO applicants. These offers consist of 47,162 Level 8 course offers and 31,788 Level 7/6 course offers. [more...]
07/08/2020
5,432 offers to be issued in CAO Round Zero from 10am today
A total of 5,432 offers will be issued by CAO today (8 August) to 4,411 applicants. [more...]
17/07/2020
5,800 applicants receive CAO offers today (18 July)
CAO Round A offers will be available to view online at www.cao.ie from 10 am today (18 July).
A total of 5,800 applicants will receive an offer in this early round – of these, 4,769 will receive a Level 8 offer and 2,241 will receive a Level 7/6 offer. [more...]
29/06/2020
CAO Change of Mind deadline 1 July at 5:15pm
The CAO Change of Mind deadline is Wednesday, 1 July at 5:15pm.
This free facility offers applicants the opportunity to add, remove or change the order of their course choices. To make changes, applicants should log in via the ‘My Application’ facility and go to the section for changing course choices. [more...]
28/04/2020
CAO Late Application facility closing on 1 May at 5:15pm
The CAO deadline for late applications is Friday, 1 May at 5:15pm. Potential applicants are advised to register on the system well in advance of this deadline. [more...]
09/03/2020
CAO release 2020 course choices data
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has released 2020 application data up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of 1st March. The data shows applications by course classification, course level and by applicant address. [more...]
03/02/2020
73,035 applicants at close of CAO normal application deadline
The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline closed at 5:15pm on Saturday, 1 February. The application figure to this deadline was 73,035. This figure does not represent the total number of CAO applicants as a late application facility opens on 5 March and closes on the 1 May at 5:15pm. [more...]
27/01/2020
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. [more...]
28/08/2019
2,703 Round Two CAO offers issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Wednesday, 28 August) issued 2,703 offers to applicants in Round Two of the CAO offers process. A total of 1,611 Level 8 offers, and 1,092 Level 7/6 offers, were made to 2,513 CAO applicants in this round. 971 applicants are receiving an offer for the first time. [more...]
15/08/2019
74,657 Round One CAO Offers Issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Thursday, 15 August) issued 74,657 Round One Offers to 51,513 CAO applicants. These offers consist of 43,851 Level 8 course offers and 30,806 Level 7/6 course offers. [more...]

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