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.

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 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
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 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) St. Angela`s College Church of Ireland College of Education Marino Institute of Education Dundalk Institute of Technology Dorset College Griffith College American College National College of Art and Design Athlone Institute of Technology Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown IBAT College Dublin Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences University College Cork (NUI) Cork Institute of Technology College of Computer Technology Institute of Technology, Carlow Dublin Business School & DBS School of Arts Dublin City University Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology University College Dublin (NUI) Dublin Institute of Technology Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Grafton College of Management Sciences National University of Ireland, Galway Independent Colleges, Dublin