5 June 2024

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7,000 Galway students to begin State Examinations this morning

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7,000 Galway students to begin State Examinations this morning

Over 7,000 students across Galway city and county are to begin their Leaving and Junior Certificate exams this morning.

Over 3,000 will sit the Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied exams, while there over 4,000 local Junior Cert students sitting their first state exams

Nationally, a record 136,160 candidates will put pen to paper at more than 800 exam halls across the country.

English is the first subject up for both Leaving and Junior cert students – and final exams will continue until June 25th.

Teachers Union of Ireland President, David Waters, says students need to keep moving forward if exams don’t go how they planned:

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