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Schools term could be extended into summer holidays to save Leaving Cert (Danny Lawson/PA)

Schools term could be extended into summer holidays to save Leaving Cert (Danny Lawson/PA)

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The school year could be extended into the summer holidays to make up for lost class time during the coronavirus crisis. 

The move would be aimed at saving the Leaving Cert as it could take place in the late summer or early autumn.

The school year has been thrown into chaos by the Covid-19 outbreak.