Nearly 12,000 Ukrainian children have been enrolled in Irish schools 1 month ago

Nearly 12,000 Ukrainian children have been enrolled in Irish schools

Most Ukrainian children are attending schools in Dublin.

Nearly 12,000 Ukrainian children have enrolled in schools across the country.

According to the Department of Education, most children are attending schools in Cork, Kerry, and Dublin.

7,400 Ukrainian children have enrolled in primary schools in Ireland.

4,400 children have enrolled in secondary schools.

Most Ukrainian pupils are attending schools in Dublin with over 1,800 attending classes in Ireland's capital.

Cork also has 1,180 pupils enrolled, followed by Kerry with 1,150.

However, Monaghan had the lowest number of Ukrainian pupils with just 27 in primary school and 18 in secondary.

The Department of Education stated;

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"As of 30 September, 11,809 Ukrainian pupils have been enrolled in schools across Ireland.

The Department of Education also stated it is doing everything to assist with the transition of Ukrainian refugees and their families.

"These teams are ensuring that clear, accessible information flows are in place between schools, local education support services, as well as national support structures in relation to people arriving from Ukraine."

The Department of Education expects the figures to increase as the war continues.

54,700 Ukrainians have arrived in Ireland since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022.

Most Ukrainians arriving in Ireland are lone parents with young children.