Key Dates for Leaving Certificate Students: 2019 – 2020

Leaving Certificate 2019/2020

Important Dates


Projects/Portfolios for LC Engineering, Geography, Agricultural Science, LCVP, Technology, Art, DCG, Home Economics, Construction, etc. Teachers have given dates to students for completion of stages of their project. These dates must be met.


25th October (DRAFT) Agricultural Science

2nd November- History Project Draft

5th November – Home Economics Project

5th November – Opening for CAO Application

13th December- Physical Education Project

18th December – Geography Project Submission

20th December- 6th January – Christmas Holidays


10th January – History Project Completion

17th January – DCG Project Submission- Ongoing

20th January – Closing date for CAO Application

20th January – Closing date for HPat

31st January- (School Date) Construction Project Submission

3rd/4th February – 14th February- Pre-Leaving Certificate

14th- February -24th February Midterm

24th February – L.C.V.P. Portfolio Draft

1st March – Closing date for HEAR & DARE

4th March – L.C.V.P. Final submission

6th March – Engineering Project Submission

Pending (March) – Irish Oral Examination

Pending (March) – German Oral Examination

Pending (March) – French Oral Examination


Other Key Information:

Pre-Leaving Certificate Examination:


LC Orals: (Provisional dates):

Irish:                                      March/ April

Modern Languages:            March/April

CAO Key Dates:   

Leaving Certificate Examinations:  Payment online in February, 2020:

Online payment required (€116 – 2018). If a Medical Card Holder, the card must be valid up to 30th April, 2020.