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News articles and news releases originating from the Educate Together National Office from 2011 and previous years are stored here in chronological order. To stay up to date on all that's happening in our school network, sign up to our newsletter

Five Educate Together Schools Told To Restrict Enrolment And Turn Away Children

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Large numbers of children and families are being prevented from attending Educate Together schools in counties Waterford, Wexford, Meath, Galway and Mayo in a Government u-turn Tramore ETNS, New Ross ETNS, Trim ETNS, Tuam ETNS and Castlebar ETNS - thriving schools with growing waiting lists - are to be restricted to half-stream - meaning they can...

Statement Regarding Restrictions On 'Divested' Schools

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Educate Together has raised concerns with the Department of Education and Skills (DES) in relation to the restriction of pupil intake of a number of Educate Together national schools opened between 2014 and 2016 under the Government’s school patronage divestment process. Recently received correspondence from the DES to Tramore ETNS, New Ross ETNS...

Brian Ruane, RIP

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Educate Together would like to offer its sincere condolences to the family, friends and the Balbriggan Educate Together National School school community on the passing of Brian Ruane. Brian played a central role in the development of the school - as start-up group supporter, board member and in particular, as Chairperson of the Board of...

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New Principal Appointed in Monkstown ETNS

AnnMarie Kenrick has been appointed Principal of Monkstown ETNS....


Sod Turned On State-Of-The-Art New School Building For Belmayne ETNS

There was great excitement this week in Belmayne when Richard Bruton...

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