State exams begin for 4,500 Donegal students

President Higgins sent his best wishes to all students starting their exams today

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State examinations have got under way in Donegal this morning.

Donegal schools have 2,207 students sitting the Leaving Certificate with 114 sitting the Leaving Certificate applied .

Another 2,354 are sitting the Junior Certificate.

Over 120,000 students are sitting the state exams around the country. Leaving Certificate students are sitting English  Paper 1 this morning. Junior Certificate students are sitting English and CSPE.

President Higgins sent his best wishes to all students starting their exams today.

“Today’s exams mark an important stage in thousands of young people’s education and those starting their exams today deserve all of our support, as do the teachers and families who assisted the students. Guím gach rath orthu don todhchaí.”

The Leaving Certificate exams will end on June 23rd.