Tension is in the air for almost 2,000 families across Meath as the Leaving Certificate results are released.
Some 1,895 students sat their Leaving Certificate exam last June in 19 schools around the county and 99 of those took the Leaving Certificate Applied exam.
Those learning their fate this week will include students of Colaiste na hInse, Laytown, the first batch of students from this relatively new school to have completed the Leaving Cert cycle.
Among those who sat the Leaving in Meath are 934 girls and 961 boys, while 38 girls and 61 boys took the Applied examination.
Leaving Certificate results will be delivered to the schools tomorow morning and the State Examinations Commission will also give all the results electronically to the CAO.
This means that while the statements of provisional results are in the course of issue to schools, the CAO is able to process applications for entry to higher education without delay.
Students can also access examination results via the Internet and telephone using a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and examination number.
This year both services (telephone and Internet) will operate from 12 noon on Wednesday.
The address to access results via the Internet is www.examinations.ie.
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