26 new schools to be built in Dublin in the next four years - here's where

New schools are needed to cater for the rising population.

A total of 26 new schools will be built in Dublin over the next four years - writes dublinlive.ie

As part of the Department of Education's plans 42 schools in total will be built in the whole country.

New schools are needed across the country to cater for the rising population.

Students doing an exam(Image: AFP)

16 new primary schools will be built in the capital with a further 10 secondary schools.

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton said: "Since 2011, we have created 122,000 new and replacement school places.

"We are now creating more school places than at any other period in the history of the State. In 2010, some 9,000 school places were created. In 2017, we built approximately 18,800.

“If we want to be the best in Europe, we need to make sure that we are planning for future need and providing state of the art facilities for future generations.

"I am announcing these 26 new primary schools and 16 new post-primary schools today which, together with large-scale projects such as school extensions and projects under the Additional Accommodation Scheme, will serve to meet education needs over the next 4 years across the country."

Here are where the schools will be located in Dublin, how many classrooms they hold and when they are expected to be ready.

Primary schools

1. Booterstown_Blackrock - 8 classrooms - 2019

2. Donaghmede_Howth_D13 - 16 classrooms - 2019

3. Drumcondra_Marino_Dublin1 - 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 & BlanchardstownVge_D15 - 800 pupils - 2020

3. Goatstown_Stillorgan DLR - 800 pupils - 2020

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

5. Dublin6_Clonskeagh & Dublin_6W - 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_Dublin1 - 1,000 pupils - 2022

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