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Statistics

Every year, Gaelscoileanna Teo. gathers statistics from the Irish-medium schools. These statistics help us to strategically plan for the development of the Irish-medium sector and to cater for its requirements. Receiving these statistics enables us to effectively support Irish-medium schools. There is a list of additional research published on Irish-medium education available here.

Statistics are made available to researchers and members of the public, but under Gaelscoileanna Teo.’s policy, no information is given out in relation to any particular school.

We would like to express our gratitude to the schools who helped us by sharing their statistics with us this year.

Provision of Immersion Education for the academic year 2014/15:

Naíonraí in the 26 Counties, outside Gaeltacht areas: 187

Information on naíonraí in Gaeltacht areas is available from Comhar Naíonraí na Gaeltachta.

Information on naíscoileanna in the 6 Counties is available from Comhairle na Gaelscolaíochta and Altram.

Primary schools in the 26 Counties, outside Gaeltacht areas: 143
Primary schools in Gaeltacht areas: 126
Primary schools in the 6 Counties: 35
Total number of primary schools: 304

Post-primary schools and Aonaid in the 26 Counties, outside Gaeltacht areas: 42
Post-primary schools and Aonaid in Gaeltacht areas: 22
Post-primary schools and Aonaid in the 6 Counties: 5
Total number of Post-primary schools and Aonaid: 69

Opening in September 2015:

Primary schools in the 26 Counties: 1
Post-primary schools and Aonaid in the 26 Counties: 1
Post-primary schools and Aonaid in the 6 Counties: 1