Dublin Is Getting 26 New Schools And Here's When And Where They Will Be Built

16 new primary schools and 10 new secondary schools.

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The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D. announced on Friday that there are plans in place for the establishment of 42 new schools over the next 4 years (2019 to 2022) throughout Ireland.

Anddd, the good news is that 26 of these new schools will be in the capital.

This announcement follows nationwide demographic exercises carried out by his Department into the current and future need for primary and post-primary school places across the country. 

In total all over Ireland, there will be 26 schools at primary level and 16 at post-primary level, however the Minister said that the requirement for new schools will be kept under on-going review and in particular would have regard to the impact of the increased rollout of housing provision to meet balanced regional development as outlined in Project Ireland 2040.

The schools being built in Dublin are:

Primary schools: 

1. Booterstown, Blackrock - 8 classrooms - 2019

2. Donaghmede Howth D13 - 16 classrooms - 2019

3. Drumcondra Marino D1 - 8 classrooms - 2019

4. Dublin6_Clonskeagh & Dublin_6W - 16 classrooms - 2019

5. Sallynoggin Killiney DLR/Cherrywood - 16 classrooms - 2022

6. Goatstown Stillorgan_DLR - 16 classrooms - 2019

7. Killester Raheny Clontarf - 8 classrooms - 2019

8. Swords/South - 8 classrooms - 2019

9. Swords/North - 8 classrooms - 2019

10. Donabate - 16 classrooms - 2020

11. Newcastle Rathcoole/Saggart - 8 classrooms - 2020

12. Sallynoggin Killiney DLR/Cherrywood - 16 classrooms - 2020

13. Clondalkin D22 - 8 classrooms - 2021

14. Donaghmede Howth D13 - 16 classrooms - 2021

15. Dublin2_Dublin4 - 16 classrooms - 2021

16. Sallynoggin Killiney DLR/North - 8 classrooms - 2021

Second-level schools:

1. Donaghmede Howth D13/Belmayne/Clongriffin - 1,000 pupils - 2019

2. Blanchardstown West D15 & Blanchardstown Vge_D15 - 800 pupils - 2020

3. Goatstown Stillorgan DLR - 800 pupils - 2020

4. Citywest/Saggart - 1,000 pupils - 2020

5. D6_Clonskeagh & D6W - 1,000 pupils - 2020

6. Booterstown Blackrock & Dunlaoghaire - 1,000 pupils - 2021

7. Donaghmede Howth D13/Baldoyle/Stapolin - 800 pupils - 2021

8. Dublin2_Dublin4 - 600 pupils - 2021

9. Sallynoggin Killiney DLR/Cherrywood - 600 pupils - 2021

10. Drumcondra Marino D1 - 1,000 pupils - 2022

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Darragh Berry

Darragh is a Mayo GAA fan for all his sins. He taught himself how to play guitar at the age of 11 and hasn't stopped playing Wonderwall since. Gets lost on the streets of Dublin as frequently as Mayo lose All-Ireland Finals. Contact - darragh@lovin.com

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