Almost 3,000 students have had their Leaving Cert results upgraded following an appeal to the State Examinations Commission (SEC).
A total of 9,049 candidates made applications for appeals, leading to 2,916 upgrades.
There were two downgrades awarded in the appeals process this year.
In 2018, there were just 1,453 upgrades - so this year's figure of 2,916 upgrades is a 100pc increase on last year. Read article