Monday 20 August is the day for CAO offers.  Here are some answers to the most common questions.  I didn’t get any offer what can I do? Check “Available” Courses on the CAO website. Make sure you have necessary entry requirements. Review the modules, ensure you are happy with the modules and this course relates […]


Stupid is a word that annoys me especially when it is attached to a person. When a person refers to themselves as stupid it normally means that this is something that they have become conditioned to through reinforcement from an external source. Having experienced this and witnessed this during 6th class in primary school I can […]

Subject Choice – Getting it Right

“No one was Born into the World whose Work is not Born with him” (James Russell Lowell 1891-91). Our consultants see many Junior Certificate / Transition Year Students each year that are faced with the task of selecting their Leaving Certificate Subjects. This is an important decision and getting it right can have a positive […]

HEA Study Highlights 15% Non-Progression Rate to Second Year

HEA study highlights 85% of students progressed to their second year of study with improvements shown in the field of Computer Science Students from Farming Backgrounds Most Likely to Progress In the fifth of a series, a new Higher Education Authority report, ‘A Study of Progression in Irish Higher Education’, to be published today (Thursday 27th), […]