The number of students achieving top marks in the Junior Certificate has fallen this year.
Although foundation-level Junior Certificate exams are now no longer set for weaker students, the proportion taking ordinary-level English fell from 23% to 21%.
Under the new system which only applies to English students results will receive a Distinction, or a Merit, or an Achieved mark instead of the traditional A, B, C, system.
Research done by Behaviour and Attitudes revealed that more parents - from 9pc in 2015 to 15pc this year - now believe it is acceptable for children to drink alcohol at home before the age of 15.
Only four students obtained a grade A or its new equivalent in the Junior Cycle in 12 subjects compared with ten students previous year.
NK Maribor Champions League - 1 November 2017
All those opponents are beatable and they should have additional motivation to win this first game against Sevilla at Anfield. Sadio Mane is available for the match, despite his straight red card on Saturday.
Taiwan-bound 'Talim' could become super typhoon, China says
China has a four-tier color-coded system for severe weather, with red being the most serious, followed by orange, yellow and blue. It had not yet been determined whether the Taiwan government would close financial markets, companies or schools on Thursday.
The HSE, however, says that alcohol shouldn't be involved in any celebrations.
The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD), meanwhile, congratulated the students on their results.
"Today's new senior cycle pupils are beginning their Leaving Cert study in an exciting time: Ireland's education system is undergoing much-needed reform".
In maths and in Irish a trend which sees more students opting for higher level papers continues.
We don't want to underestimate this, it looks very bad and Ederson was lucky nothing more serious happened in this situation. Us goalkeepers know this can happen, but you never expect it. 'In sport, things like this can happen.
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While the coverage starts at 1am, the bout itself will likely not get underway until between 4am and 4.30am United Kingdom time. I know he's a strong fighter. 'I'm ready, and you know what you'll get from me.
RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CFR in report on Thursday, January 28 with "Sector Perform" rating. QIWI plc is a provider of payment services in Russian Federation and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Although Jonny Evans was a Manchester United player for a long span, that didn't stop Guardiola from trying to sign him. The team fell short at the last-16 stage last season, exposed by the attacking brilliance of Monaco.
The ceremony focuses on the first responders who perished in the attacks of September 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center in NY . The September 11 Memorial & Museum's " Tribute in Light " art installation switched on just after sundown Monday.
It followed up with a sixth nuclear test on September 3, its largest to date, which it said was a miniaturized hydrogen bomb . It called on Pyongyang to "respect worldwide law and to put an irreversible and verifiable end to its nuclear program".
But Mr Coveney argued that voting to leave the EU was never explicitly a vote to leave the Customs Union or Single Market. He added: "There was no rebellion from Government at all and seven Labour MPs voted with the Government".
In other news, Director R Brad Martin purchased 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 11th. The business had revenue of $2.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.07 billion.
Trump downplays new United Nations sanctions on N. Korea
His comments come after the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a US-draft resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea. North Korea said its September 3 test was of an advanced hydrogen bomb and was its most powerful by far.