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While voters in Mayo take to the polls today to select three MEPs, 31 new county councillors and nine town councillors in each of Westport, Ballina and Castlebar, the candidates themselves will be settling in for a long weekend at the count centres.
The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology will once again offer an intensive enabling mathematics course later this summer to secondary school students who do not obtain a pass in Leaving Certificate mathematics.
Students who achieve the points for undergraduate engineering degree courses at NUI Galway but do not have the maths requirement have a second chance, thanks to a special annual maths examination being offered by the university on Wednesday August 19.
As more than 57,000 students received their Leaving Certificate results yesterday, schools across Galway city reported outstanding marks with a large number of students receiving 4, 5, and 6 A1s in various subjects including languages, business, and practical subjects.
The waiting ended for the almost 2,000 students in Mayo who sat their Leaving Cert in June. Wednesday saw the results released to those who had sat the exams and next week will see the first round of CAO offers drop through letter boxes around the county.
There were scenes of jubilation around Mullingar earlier this week as the Leaving Cert class of 2009 returned to school for the final time to pick up their exam results.
The latest list of feeder schools to third level education published this week shows that the numbers of students who sit their Leaving Certificate and go on to third level education is still very high. One school in the county, St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, had 98 students sit the Leaving Cert in 2009, and according to the report 100 per cent of them went on to third level with NUI Galway the top choice for those students, with 28 going there.
The Galway Arts Centre will host the National Gallery’s Study Day for Leaving Cert Students in the Nuns Island Theatre next month.