CAO
http://www.cao.ie/
The Central Applications Office processes applications for undergraduate courses in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Decisions on admissions to undergraduate courses are made by the HEIs who instruct CAO to make offers to successful candidates.

Qualifax
http://www.qualifax.ie
A comprehensive database of all courses within Ireland, entry requirements, points, etc. It is very user friendly with up-to-the-minute information. Qualifax is Irelanda��s National Learnersa�� Database. It is a one-stop shop for learners, providing comprehensive information on further and higher education and training courses. It also targets the adult learner and has a very useful section for parents. It is constantly expanding its information section on education in other countries.

Careers Portal
http://www.careersportal.ie
CareersPortal.ie is Irelanda��s National Career Guidance resource, providing the most up-to-date and relevant guidance materials to those needing or providing career guidance.

The Leaving Certificate
https://www.examinations.ie/
This website is designed to provide useful information on the examinations system to candidates, parents, teachers, school personnel and indeed anyone with an interest in the Irish State Examinations system. The State Examinations Commission is a non-departmental public body under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills.

UCAS
https://www.ucas.com/
UCAS is an independent charity providing information, advice, and admissions services to inspire and facilitate educational progression. Services support young people making choices after their GCSEs, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)

www.stangelas.nuigalway.ie/ St. Angela`s College
www.cice.ie/ Church of Ireland College of Education
www.mie.ie/ Marino Institute of Education
www.dkit.ie/ Dundalk Institute of Technology
www.dorset-college.ie/ Dorset College
www.griffith.ie/ Griffith College
www.amcd.ie/ American College
www.ncad.ie/ National College of Art and Design
www.ait.ie/ Athlone Institute of Technology
www.itb.ie/ Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown
www.ibat.ie/ IBAT College Dublin
www.ichas.ie Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences
www.ucc.ie/ University College Cork (NUI)
www.cit.ie/ Cork Institute of Technology
www.cct.ie College of Computer Technology
www.itcarlow.ie/ Institute of Technology, Carlow
www.dbs.ie/ Dublin Business School & DBS School of Arts
www.dcu.ie/ Dublin City University
www.iadt.ie/ Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
www.ucd.ie/ University College Dublin (NUI)
www.dit.ie/ Dublin Institute of Technology
www.gmit.ie/ Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
www.graftoncollege.ie/ Grafton College of Management Sciences
www.nuigalway.ie/ National University of Ireland, Galway
www.independentcolleges.ie/ Independent Colleges, Dublin