2,200 are sitting the Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied in the Premier while a further 2,300 have started their Junior Cert.
In all some 120,000 students began with the English Paper this morning.
These Junior Cert students at Colaiste Pobail Roscrea spoke to Tipp FM’s Domhnall Doyle after their first exam.
These Leaving Cert students were also fairly happy about how the first English paper went.
This afternoon Junior Cert students have their CSPE exam while it’s Home Economics for Leaving Cert students.