your key dates:
Today: Round One offers available on CAO website www.cao.ie from 6am.
Tomorrow: Candidates who wish to apply to view their Leaving Certificate scripts must return completed application forms to their schools by this date.
Monday, August 26: 5.15pm deadline for acceptance of CAO Round One offers.
Thursday, August 29: Round Two offers available on CAO website www.cao.ie from 6am. CAO will have posted them out to applicants the previous day.
Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31: Viewing of Leaving Cert scripts in schools across three separate sessions: Friday evening, Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon.
Wednesday September 4: 5.15pm deadline for acceptance of Round Two offers. After Round Two, offers will be issued as necessary, until October 16, to fill any vacancies that may arise.
Wednesday, September 4: Applications for recheck of exam results must arrive at State Examinations Commission (SEC) by this date. School candidates applying for a re-check will need to have returned all necessary forms to their school a couple of days earlier, as school have to post applications.
Early October: Results of Leaving Certificate rechecks released and new offers may be made.
Wednesday, October 16: 5:15pm – CAO offer season closes.