A delighted Holland native Adrian Hembel and Bangladesh's Rahath Khan, whose 18th birthday coincided with results day, spoke about their relief at getting the exams over with, offered advice to future Leaving Certificate students and said they plan to party the night away.
Overall, 57,149 students sat their Leaving Certificate exams in 2018. Of the candidates who sat Leaving Certificate examinations this year, 54,440 candidates followed the Leaving Certificate Established Programme, of which 13,368 (24.5%) followed the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme. A further 2,709 (4.7%) candidates followed the Leaving Certificate Applied Programme.
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