Margaret Aylward Community College
The Thatch Road, Whitehall, Dublin 9, DO9RHN3
Tel. 018375712 / 018367778 Fax: 018377718

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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh of Further Education

Colaiste Ide of Further Education, Finglas

Dun Laoghaire College of Further Education

Grange Community College, Donaghmede

Inchicore College of Further Education

St.Kevin’s College, Crumlin

Killester College of Further Education

Liberties college, Dublin 8

Marino College of Further Education

Pearse College of Further Education

Plunket College, Whitehall

Rathmines College of Further Education

Sallynoggin College of Further Education

Senior College Dun Laoghaire

Stillorgan College of Further Education

Whitehall College of Further Education



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