The Midlands offers an unrivalled quality of education for learners of all ages, with opportunities ranging from pre-school, third level and life long learning opportunities. Recent years has seen considerable investment in the educational infrastructure, so that facilities throughout the region are amongst the best in the country. Access to third level education has never been as easy with excellent infrastructure that allows daily commutes to Athlone Institute of Technology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Institute of Technology, Carlow, University of Limerick, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin City University, University College Dublin, NUI Maynooth and others.
With more than 250 primary schools and 65 secondary schools in counties Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath there is an extensive choice for parents to select from. Pupils enjoy a wide range of extra curricular activities, in addition to the core curriculum subjects, and Midlands students have made their mark in national and international debating, scientific, artistic and sporting competitions, to mention just a few.
At the heart of the Midlands is Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), one of Ireland’s...