Leitrim schools received the least amount of funding in the government’s capital funding plan for primary and post – primary schools last year according to new figures
The Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed that that just over eight-hundred-and-seventy-thousands euro was spent in the county last year (€872,994)
Roscommon recorded the third lowest amount of funding nationally with just over three-point-three million euro spent last year on items such as buildings, furnishings, book rental scheme and school I.C.T. (€3,329,665)
Longford fared slightly better, receiving just over four-point-two-million-euro in funding.(€4,266,804)
Dublin received the biggest total for its school system, with €167 million spent in the capital last year.