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'My parents made huge sacrifices for me to go to the Institute' - devastated student who is challenging calculated grades

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Dream: Áine Finnegan was hoping to study medicine in Trinity College, Dublin.

Dream: Áine Finnegan was hoping to study medicine in Trinity College, Dublin.

Dream: Áine Finnegan was hoping to study medicine in Trinity College, Dublin.

For Áine Finnegan the Leaving Certificate results were devastating.

Several members of her family work in the medical profession. She dreamed of following in their footsteps and wanted to study medicine at Trinity College.

She had put in the hard yards, doing work experience in hospitals, studying hard and consistently achieving high marks in her exams.