More than 3,000 third level applicants will receive good news this morning as the CAO makes its second round of offers for college places.

Many students will receive offers on a course that was higher up on their preference list.

More than 1,000 applicants will receive offers for the first time.

Applicants have until next Wednesday to accept or reject their new offers.

Thousands of applicants received an offer of a place in college last week.