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Education Minister Criticised Over Delay In Releasing Leaving Cert Results

The Labour Party's accused the Minister for Education of showing contempt towards students, after yesterday’s announcement that this year’s Leaving Cert results have been delayed.

Norma Foley confirmed last night 60,000 students won't receive their calculated grades until September 7th - instead of mid-August.
CAO offers will be issued four days later on September 11th, meaning it could be October before many start third-level courses.
Labour's Aodhan Ó Riordan's strongly criticising the minister for initially refusing to commit to a date when asked about it in the Dail:

 

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