Ireland: Irish-exempt students sit for other languages

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Thu Apr 15 16:41:53 UTC 2010

Irish Times


Irish-exempt students sit for other languages


More than half of the students granted an exemption from studying Irish for the Leaving Certificate due to a learning difficulty over the last three years have sat or intend to sit other European language exams such as French or German, data from the Department of Education shows.


Provisional figures of this year's crop of Leaving Certificate students show 2,297 students will not sit the Irish exam due to an exemption, but 1,326 of those intend to sit an exam in another European language.


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