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An opportunity for parents

The process

An 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 Divestment

Information about divestment/reconfiguration of schools

Preschool Parents

Do 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:

Are you happy with choice of schools in your area?

Would you choose a multi-denominational school for your child?

Would you choose an Irish-medium multi-denominational school for your child?

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.