Confronting Coronavirus
Disappointment, worry and anger: Leaving Cert students speak
Apr 17, 2020 · 23 min
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The Leaving Cert class of 2020 might be the unluckiest ever. Covid-19 has upended the familiar rite of passage and replaced it with uncertainty, worry, stress and a bit of anger too.

Education editor Carl O'Brien explains why the government made its decision to postpone the Leaving Cert, and the obstacles that still have to be overcome for the exams to take place.

But first, Leaving Cert students Eva Newell, Martha Rose Neville and Luke Casserly tell us how Covid-19 has cast doubt on their futures.
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