800 extra college places announced ahead of CAO offers

 

 

An extra 800 college places have been announced ahead of CAO offers coming out on Friday.

Points for third level courses are expected to rise after record Leaving Cert results this week.

The Higher Education Minister is expecting more students to get their first choice course this year than any other year.

Simon Harris has told the Dail more places are being made available to deal with points going up: