The Minister for Education & Skills, Jan O’Sullivan T.D. congratulated the 60,327 students who received their Junior Certificate results on Wednesday September 10th.
“I want to send my very best wishes to all students who are receiving their Junior Cert exams results today,” she said.
“I hope that your results reflect the hard work you have put into your studies. I would like to thank the teachers who worked diligently with their students over the three year cycle. We must also remember to acknowledge students’ parents who supported and encouraged their children.”
Minister O’Sullivan said that she hoped that the students would enjoy their celebrations and look out for each other.
There has been an 0.8% increase on the number of students who sat the exams last year. This year, 54pc of students sat honours Irish, up from 49pc three years ago.
Students who wish to appeal their results can do so through their school by no later than Friday 26th of September.