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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

Parents celebrate announcement of new Educate Together national schools in Galway, Mayo, and Wexford

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The Department of Education and Skills has assigned patronage of three national schools to Educate Together from September 2015. The schools are located in Tuam, Co. Galway, Castlebar, Co. Mayo and New Ross, Co. Wexford.  In 2012, parental surveys were conducted by the Department in a number of areas across the country with a view to "divesting"...

First Sod Turned at Hansfield Educate Together Secondary School

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On  Friday 13 February 2015 the Hansfield Educate Together Secondary School (Hansfield ETSS) community, led by Principal Bernie Judge, turned the first sod on the site of their new second-level school in Ongar, Dublin 15. Hansfield ETSS is the first post-primary school under the direct patronage of Educate Together, and is the result of many years...

Walking Bus Day in Rathfarnham

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Claire Branagan of Rathfarnham Educate Together National School in Dublin writes about the school's Walking Bus initiative - a fun, sociable way to start the day, a chance to stretch the legs and get some fresh air as well as alleviating traffic congestion! Why not start your own Walking Bus in your school?  "On November 14th RETNS had its first...

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Sister Eileen Randles, RIP

Educate Together has noted with great sadness the passing of Sister...


Educate Together to Host First-Of-Its-Kind Conference on Ethical Education

Educate Together's Ethical Education Conference 2015 is now SOLD OUT...

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