Nine New Schools To Be Opened In Next Two Years

Nine new schools are to be opened in Counties Cork, Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare over the next two year.

Local Education and Training Boards, the Catholic Church and multi-denominational education body Educate Together will run the schools.

Five of the nine schools will be run by Educate Together, bring the total number of secondary schools the group runs to eight.

The schools are being established to cope with a "significant" increase in the school-going population.


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