NUI exemption CAOWatch
do I have to apply for an exemption from Irish in the CAO application if I'm from the EU (the Czech Republic)? They can't expect that I can speak Irish right?
From this section of the UCD webpage, it appears you don't have to. Do I have to take Irish?If either of the following applies to you, you are automatically exempt from the Irish requirement and it is not necessary for you to apply for exemption.your permanent residence is in Northern Ireland and you are presenting GCE/GCSE qualifications .you were born outside Ireland (32 Counties) andyour permanent residence is outside Ireland andyou are presenting qualifications other than the Leaving Certificate for matriculation.If these aren't appropriate you can, apply for an NUI exemption from Irish. To apply for an exemption, it is necessary to send a completed Exemption Application Form and other relevant material.