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LWETB welcomes first Community National School for Longford and Westmeath.

Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board (LWETB) is delighted to announce the transfer of Cornamaddy National School, Athlone, from Catholic patronage to the Community National School (CNS) model under the patronage of Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board (LWETB). The decision to transfer the well-established, Catholic school to the CNS model was made on foot of an extensive consultation process with the school community.


Fáilte go Bord Oideachais agus Oiliúna an Longfoirt agus na hIarmhí. Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board (LWETB) was established under the Education and Training Boards Act, 2013 and is the statutory body responsible for the provision of education, training and youth services in counties Longford and Westmeath. LWETB delivers educational services to over 14,000 learners, apprentices and beneficiaries. The authority employs circa 1000 staff. It has an average annual budget of circa 60 million euro across all its divisions.

The authority has responsibility for: 8 post-primary schools, 3 Adult Guidance Centres, 12 Further Education and Training locations, Music Generation and Youth Services accommodating community groups in approximately 50 locations throughout Longford and Westmeath.

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