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Over 700 Ukrainian students now enrolled in local schools

Jul 10, 2023 13:13 By Shannonside News
Over 700 Ukrainian students now enrolled in local schools
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Over 15,000 Ukrainian pupils are now attending schools nationally.

Over 700 Ukrainian students are now enrolled in schools across the Shannonside region.

The latest release from the Department of Education for the academic year 2022-2023 shows Leitrim remains the county with the most amount of pupils at 346.

This is made up of 212 children in Primary School and 134 in Secondary School.

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243 Ukrainian pupils are now attending schools in Roscommon with 181 in Primary School and 62 in Secondary.

While in Longford, 81 are attending primary school and 58 are attending secondary, a total of 139.

768 students are now enrolled in schools in the region, representing a large increase from 308 this time last year.

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Over 15,000 Ukrainian pupils are now attending schools nationally, more than double the July 2022 figure of just over 7,000.

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