SOME of Sligo‘s primary classes are among the most overcrowded in the country.
More than 1,400 pupils are in ‘supersize’ classes of 30 or more.
That represents 21 percent of primary students in the county.
Sixty- two percent of pupils are in classes of 20 or more and 17 percent in classes under 20.
Leitrim has 18 percent of pupils in classes under 20.
Peter Mullan, Media Officer, INTO said: “Ninety percent of pupils in Sligo schools are in classes of 20 or more.”