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A gaelcholáiste is a secondary level school in Ireland, both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, outside Gaeltacht areas, where Irish is the primary language of teaching and communication.

Gaelcoláistí are represented & supported by the Gaelscoileanna Teo organisation, based in Dublin.

Future Gaelcoláiste[edit]

As a result of the announcement from the Department of Education & Skills of 25 July 2012,[1] three new Gaelcoláistí will open in September 2014: -

Location Coláiste Name Start Date Patron Body
Balbriggan Coláiste Ghlór na Mara[2] 1 September, 2014 An Foras Pátrúnachta
Dundrum, Dublin Gaelcholáiste an Phiarsaigh September, 2014 An Foras Pátrúnachta
Carrigaline Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighin September, 2017 Co. Cork VEC

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