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These numbers, which reflect the growing young population, are up almost 1,500 from last year.
These numbers are set to continue to climb until 2025, as a baby boom of recent years pushes through primary and into second level.
Internal border controls The Schengen Borders Code allows member states to temporarily reintroduce border controls in the event of a serious threat to public or internal security.
The number of pupils sitting the Junior Cert exams, meanwhile, has climbed significantly.
Overall, more than 121,470 candidates have entered the Junior and Leaving Cert exams.
In higher-level maths, for example, there is almost a split between males and females, while a majority of those sitting chemistry ( 55 per cent) and biology (65 per cent) are female In physics, however, some 84 per cent of candidates are male, while in engineering the number rises to 94 per cent.
This is mixed news for policymakers, who have placed a major effort on trying to attract more girls to Stem subjects.