Average class size of 25.6 in Carlow
Carlow/Kilkenny TD Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills for figures on "the average class size by county".
Minister Richard Bruton provided the figures which revealed Carlow has one of the highest average class sizes in the country.
Carlow has 7,620 across 298 classes with an average class size of 25.6.
The only counties that had a higer average were: Kildare (25.7) and Meath (26.1).
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