Tens of thousands of state exam students granted exemption on fees

Tens of thousands of Leaving and Junior Certificate students have been granted an exemption from examination fees this year, according to new figures.

3rd June, 2014
Students sit the Junior Certificate.

Tens of thousands of Leaving and Junior Certificate students have been granted an exemption from examination fees this year, according to new figures.

The annual state examinations commence tomorrow, Wednesday, June 4.

Just under 55,000 students are set to sit the Leaving Certificate, with a further 3,042 registered to sit the Leaving Cert Applied. Some 61,052 students will sit their Junior Certificate.

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