The processAn Foras Pátrúnachta is in a position to bring multi-denominational, Irish-medium education to parents across Ireland.
We also intend to bring current Irish-medium schools of other patrons under our patronage so that they may benefit from operating under an Irish-medium patron.
This process is independent of the new school establishment process.
See below for details on surveys for divestment amongst pre-school parents.
School DivestmentInformation about divestment/reconfiguration of schools
Preschool ParentsDo you want a Gaelscoil for your child? Have your say!
A survey has been sent by the Department of Education to parents of children in preschools in 16 areas in the country to see if parents are happy with the choice of schools available to them.
They will be asked questions such as:
We ask parents to complete these forms (provided by preschools via City and County Childcare Committees) and return them to their preschool to ensure your desire for Irish-medium education can be provided for.