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Almost 14,000 Ukrainian Pupils Enrol In Irish Schools Since Russian Invasion

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11:33 2 Jan 2023

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Almost 14,000 Ukrainian pupils have enrolled in Irish schools since Russia invaded their home country.

New figures from the Department of Education show 13,753 Ukrainian children and teenagers were in schools across the country, as of December 22nd.

This includes over 8,800 in primary schools and just under 5,000 in post-primary.

It's nearly double the numbers since last May.

Dublin schools have enrolled 1,890 Ukrainian students, while Cork schools have 1,354 and Kerry schools have 1,373 pupils attending classes.

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