New Primary Schools Patrons Announced

The patrons of three new primary schools due to open in September have been announced by the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton.

Educate Together has been announced as the patron of new schools in Cabra and Drumcondra, while An Foras Pátrúnachta will be the patron of the new school in Goatstown/Stillorgan.

Announcing the patronage, Minister Bruton said: "At the heart of what we are trying to do as a Government is to use our economic success to make people’s lives a little bit easier. An important part of this is to make it easier for parents where possible to choose schools for their children that reflect their needs and priorities.

"I am delighted to announce the patronage of these three new schools being built to cater for growing populations. These decisions reflect a particular process which we have put in place to provide for demonstrated parental demand and for plurality of patronage. It is very welcome that these schools will reflect the stated choice of parents in the area, and will increase diversity of primary education provision in the relevant areas."


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