In general these special maths entrance examination are for students who achieve sufficient CAO entry points and satisfy all other entrance requirements, but who do not achieve the required grade in Mathematics in the Leaving Certificate for Faculty of Science and Engineering undergraduate degrees. Check the details with the individual college you are interested in. Candidates who pass the special examination are deemed to have satisfied the Mathematics entry requirement. It will generally be corrected on a pass/fail basis and no additional points will be awarded for CAO purposes.
College 
Date 
Past papers 
Website/notes 
University of Limrick 
20th August, 2015 (2.30pm to 5.30pm) 
Higher_level_2014.pdf


NUI Galway 
Wednesday August 19^{th} 2015 
http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineeringinformatics/prospectivestudents/specialentrancemathsexamination/ 

NUI Maynooth 
Friday, August 21, 2015 – 11:00 to 13:00 
https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/electronicengineering/specialmathsexam 

Cork Institute of Technology 
Tuesday 18 August 2015 

Dublin Institute of Technology 
19th August 
DIT April 2013(PDF) April 2013 Sample Solutions DIT August 2014(PDF) DIT April 2014(PDF) 
http://www.dit.ie/study/undergraduate/mathsexamforengineering/ 
Waterford Institute of Technology 
Friday 28th August 2015 Paper 1: 9.30am – 12.00am 
http://www.wit.ie/future_students/school_leavers/maths_entry_exam 