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Find out how you can access higher education in Ireland

How do I apply?

Please note, when completing your DARE application from through cao.ie. we recommend doing so by using a desktop or laptop rather than using a smartphone.

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When should I apply?

Follow this link for all of the key dates and deadlines for your applications

What proof of disability do I need?

Click here for full details of how to apply under each DARE category.

Provide a background on your educational experience

Click here for full details of how to complete your Educational Impact Statement.

Application Guides, Resources and Forms

Check out this page for printable resources to help support your DARE application

Have you applied to AND were eligible for DARE last year?

If you were eligible for DARE in 2022 and wish to reapply for a college place, click here to find out how to carry forward your eligibility

Terms and Conditions of Applications

Click here for the terms and conditions for your DARE application

For more information, contact the Access Office in one of the participating colleges

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