Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (701)

Denise Mitchell

Question:

701. Deputy Denise Mitchell asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of school completion programmes in operation nationally; the number of children availing of such programmes; and the breakdown of such programmes by county in tabular form. [29783/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

There are 124 School Completion Programmes nationally providing interventions to 69,775 children and young people to support attendance, participation and retention across School Completion Programme cluster schools.

 The number of School Completion Programmes broken down by county is set out in the following table.

County

No of SCP’s

Carlow

2

Cavan

1

Clare

2

Cork

11

Donegal

5

Dublin

47

Galway

5

Kerry

2

Kildare

4

Kilkenny

1

Laois

1

Limerick

7

Longford

1

Louth

5

Mayo

2

Meath

2

Monaghan

3

Offaly

2

Roscommon

1

Sligo

1

Tipperary

5

Waterford

3

Westmeath

2

Wexford

5

Wicklow

4