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An Foras Patrúnachta is the largest patrion of Irish medium school in ireland at both primary and secondary level.

There are currently 62 primary schools and 5 secondary schools under the patronage of An Foras Pátrúnachta.
For lists of schools see ‘Our Schools’

  • Over 12,000 children attend schools which are under the patronage of An Foras Pátrúnachta.
  • Over 600 people are employed in schools which are under the patronage of An Foras Pátrúnachta.
  • There are over 500 voluntary members on our Boards of Management.
  • Religious ethos of our Primary schools:
  • 35 Catholic
  • 13 Multidenominational
  • 14 Interdenominational
  • Religious ethos of our Secondary schools:
  • 2 Catholic
  • 2 Multidenominational
  • 1 Interdenominational
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