CAO Information Evening

A reminder that the CAO Informastion Evening for all 6th Year Parents/Guardians takes place on Monday evening 3rd  October 2016 at 7.30p.m. at the college. Representatives from Universities and Third Level Colleges will be in attendance to speak about various courses and the CAO Application system. All parents welcome to attend.

CAO Important Dates 2016/17


Early Online Applications: Register from 4th of November 2016

Cost: €25

1.      Fill in your personal details and provisonal course choices

2.    Have the ability to change courses before 31st of January for No added cost.

Note: This is for online applications only, This does not apply to Paper applications through post.

Closing date for this time of application is 20th of January 2016 at 5:15pm

Normal Applications: Register before the 1st of February 2017

Cost: €40

1.      Fill in your personal details and course choices

2.    This is the application date for both online applications and applications via post.

Note: Some courses such as restricted courses must be made during this application time before the 1st of February 2017, Check the CAO Handbook for these restrictions etc.

Change of Mind: Ends 1st of July 2017 at 5:15pm

Cost: Free

1.      Is available for Paper and Online applications

2.    Cannot apply for courses listed as restricted in the CAO Handbook

Note: This is the last time you may change your mind about any courses so choose carefully




Calendar of Career Events


Click here to look up the Qualifax database of college open days and other careers related events.


CAO Course Points


Click here to look up the points for all CAO courses and here to access the CAO handbook.


Parents Guide to the CAO


Click here to access the Parents Guide to the CAO