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An Foras Pátrúnachta / News & Media

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An Foras Pátrúnachta is the largest patron of Irish-medium schools in Ireland. There are currently 74 primary schools and 6 secondary schools under An Foras. Details on our schools are available by clicking here and statistics on our school community are available here

Over 17,000 students attend schools under our patronage.
There are over 1,200 employees in our schools.
Over 500 people work in a voluntary basis on our boards of management.

All of our schools are co-educational Irish-medium schools but provide choice of ethos; Multi-denominational, Inter-denominational, Intra-denominational or Catholic.

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