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Training Colleges (Ireland)

Volume 65: debated on Tuesday 21 July 1914

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asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland the number of students in each of the Irish training colleges who sat for the annual examination in June, 1913; the number of those who sat for and the number who passed in Irish; and the total number in each college who sat for Irish in June, 1914?

The following are the numbers of King's Scholars who sat at the July examinations, 1913: Marlboro' Street, 266; St. Patrick's, 158; Our Lady of Mercy, 197; Church of Ireland, 128; De La Salle, 178; St. Mary's, 98; Mary Immaculate, 100. Of this number 226 sat for examination in Irish and 111 passed this examination. The numbers examined in Irish at the July examinations, 1914, are: Marlboro' Street, 14; St. Patrick's, 41; Our Lady of Mercy, 42; Church of Ireland, nil; De La Salle, 43; St. Mary's, 22; Mary Immaculate, 24.