Education is compulsory for children in Ireland from the ages of six to sixteen or until students have completed three years of second-level education.

The Irish education system is made up of:

 

State-funded education is available at all levels, unless you choose to send your child to a private institution.

The Department of Education and Skills has also created a guide to the Irish Education system for parents:

https://www.education.ie/en/Parents/Information/A-Guide-to-the-Irish-Education-System.pdf

You can also find a list of schools and find schools near you at

https://www.education.ie/en/find-a-school