It isÂ decisionÂ day for thousands of students around the country who are today receiving 3rd- level course offers from the C.A.O.
As expected points for many courses are up although many others have fallen.
It is reported 56% of higher degree university courses have registered an increase in CAO points.
One of the main teaching unions here is expressing concern that the bonus points for honours maths in the Leaving Certificate has pushed up points levels for 3rd-level courses.
T.U.I. President is Gerard Craughwell.
He has said he thinks the bonus needs to be reconsidered.