3 Dublin schools to stay under Catholic patronage after public consultation

Three schools in Raheny are to stay under Catholic patronage after an in-depth debate in the North Dublin community.

The schools took part in a pilot scheme that investigated local interest for divestment, but Minister for Education Norma Foley confirmed they were “not amenable to or potential candidates for transfer of patronage”.

Discussions on divestment, which took place in Autumn last year, involved parents and others with interest in the schools and became heated, The Irish Catholic understands.

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