From RTÉ News: "The United States has urged the Irish Government to ensure that publicly-funded schools stop showing preference to applicants for places on grounds of religion." The United States is just one of many countries to highlight education equality at the UN today. #UPR2016 Your Rights. Right Now. www.rte.ie/news/2016/0511/787734-un-hearing-ireland/ Link
Educate Together is delighted to have been awarded patronage of a second-level school in Malahide/Portmarnock to open in 2017 and three second-level schools to open in 2018 in Dublin South City and Firhouse, Dublin 24 and Castletroy in Limerick. The school in Malahide/Portmarnock will serve 1000 pupils. Accommodation has not yet been confirmed. Scheduled to open in 2018 as a regional development solution, the Dublin South City school is slated to serve Dublin 2, 4, 6, and 8 and will eventually cater to 1000 students. The Castletroy school will open in 2018. School accommodation has not yet been finalised but the school is slated to eventually serve 600 pupils. The second-level school in Firhouse, Dublin 24 will cater to 1000 pupils and will open in 2018.