Junior Cert results day for Kilkenny students

Liam Twomey

Liam Twomey

Under the new system which only applies to English students results will receive a Distinction, or a Merit, or an Achieved mark instead of the traditional A, B, C, system.

The number of students who achieved As in Higher-level Irish dropped from 3,500 to around 3,300, but the number of As in higher-level maths rose from 11.7% to 14.1%.

Although foundation-level Junior Certificate exams are now no longer set for weaker students, the proportion taking ordinary-level English fell from 23% to 21%. Fifty-four received 11 As and 240 got 10.

Man City man blames Mane for not pulling out of challenge
He already had half a game at City and instead of losing him for three and a half games, we thought two and a half would been... We don't want to underestimate this, it looks terrible and Ederson was lucky nothing more serious happened in this situation.

"The Junior Cert is an important milestone for students and provides invaluable guidance about each student's interests and strengths as they prepare for the Leaving Certificate and beyond".

A new report commissioned by alcohol industry body Drinkaware found that seven out of 10 parents believe their drinking habits influence their children's attitudes towards alcohol.

Most of these, 1,006, sat the Junior Cert.

Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas predicts clear victor between Liverpool and Sevilla
When Jurgen Klopp arrived at Liverpool in October 2015, he said: "If we sit here in four years, I think we (will) win one title". Ragnar Klavan, another Klopp buy, from Augsburg, replaced Lovren for last Saturday's 5-0 thrashing at Manchester City .

He told Independent.ie: "We've been hosting these events for Junior Cert results night for ten or 15 years, all the events for this age group are strictly no-alcohol allowed".

The results are being handed out to more than 2,700 pupils at schools across Limerick this Wednesday.

Internet falls in love with Florida police officers working during Irma
Hamill have also enjoyed knowing how millions of women are going insane over their husbands", the post continued, adding, "3". The calenders will be for sale and all funds raised will go to the Hurricane Irma recovery efforts in Florida.

Recommended News

  • Kevin Owens busts open Vince McMahon on SmackDown

    Kevin Owens busts open Vince McMahon on SmackDown

    Vince McMahon made his triumphant return to WWE television tonight on SmackDown Live , but his triumph was short lived. AJ Styles has offered Tye Dillinger at a chance at the US title.
    Tropical Storms Jose, Katia now hurricanes

    Tropical Storms Jose, Katia now hurricanes

    The 8.1 quake off the southern Pacific coast just before midnight Thursday toppled hundreds of buildings in several states. But it's not clear this year's busy hurricane season itself can be attributed to climate change , Klotzbach said .
    Hurricane Irma: As storm arrives in Upstate, how windy will it get?

    Hurricane Irma: As storm arrives in Upstate, how windy will it get?

    But he had to move down to the lobby after his hotel room windows took a beating from the strong winds. "These winds are coming". Florida Power & Light, the state's major electricity provider, says it has almost 20,000 workers deployed around the state.
  • York author shortlisted for Man Booker Prize

    York author shortlisted for Man Booker Prize

    Former victor Arundhurti Roy does not make list, shortlist includes Paul Auster and George Saunders along with four other authors. After the announcement, Ladbrokes immediately made Saunders's Lincoln in the Bardo the favourite to win the prize at 2/1.
    UCL: Conte Savours 'Lots Of Goodies' In Chelsea's Win Vs Qarabag

    UCL: Conte Savours 'Lots Of Goodies' In Chelsea's Win Vs Qarabag

    As Chelsea prepare to host rivals Arsenal on Sunday, Conte said there was no need to take risks with the 26-year-old. We have to develop these players, to try and create a good competition, a positive competition, between them.
    Army dismisses claim five killed as IPOB members attack troops + videos, photos

    Army dismisses claim five killed as IPOB members attack troops + videos, photos

    Kanu's lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, in a statement, said what transpired at the home of the leader of IPOB was a siege. He, however, said no amount of intimidation would make him abandon the struggle for Biafra independence.
  • Theresa May wins second Brexit battle in parliament

    Theresa May wins second Brexit battle in parliament

    Another source said Britain asked for the delay to let May set out London's latest views and plans on Brexit before more negotiations.
    Changes in the new iTunes

    Changes in the new iTunes

    If you need to transfer apps from your computer to your phone, you'll have to redownload them via the iOS App Store. The iOS 11 will include a new app called Files, which will allow users to manage documents stored in the device.
    Kairi Sane vs. Shayna Baszler

    Kairi Sane vs. Shayna Baszler

    That title was held for a record 523 days by fellow countrywoman Asuka, who has quit the brand to step to the main roster on RAW. Don't miss the compelling Mae Young Classic Finale when it streams live from Las Vegas tonight at 10 p.m.
  • Seven Arsenal stars set to miss the Cologne game

    Seven Arsenal stars set to miss the Cologne game

    It seems that Arsene Wenger will play a slightly weakened side with squad players coming into the team. Bellerin told the IBTimes : "Alexis is 100 per cent focused on Arsenal".
    Valverde delighted to be on Messi's side

    Valverde delighted to be on Messi's side

    Madrid had opened with a convincing 3-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna but then was held to a 2-2 draw by Valencia at the Bernabeu. Dembele's inclusion at the expense of Gerard Deulofeu is Valverde's only change for his first European test as Barca boss.
    Richard Branson takes shot at 'man-made climate change' in Irma's wake

    Richard Branson takes shot at 'man-made climate change' in Irma's wake

    Britain's Defence Minister Michael Fallon at the weekend said his government's effort was "as good as anybody else's". An overturned vehicle lays on a street in Road Town, Tortola on the British Virgin Islands, on September 10.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.