Over 3000 Galway students to receive leaving cert results

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Over three thousand Galway students will receive their leaving cert results today.

1,589 girls and 1,531 boys will collect their results at their schools or online from the earlier time of 10am.

92 students from Galway city and county will also receive the results of the leaving cert applied programme.

Candidates receiving results in maths, biology, chemistry, physics, link modules and politics and society had their examinations marked using an online marking system.

Nationally, nearly 59-thousand students will receive their Leaving Cert results today.

The State Examinations Commission says the marks are similar to last year.

But almost 1,600 more students got a ‘higher’ grade in Irish than in 2018.

There was also a marginal increase in the number of people who got a ‘higher’ grade in English and Maths.

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