Who will pay up to €24,000 to attend the State’s most expensive school?

Nord Anglia may well have a real impact in shaking up Ireland’s educational offering

Children attending the Nord Anglia International School in a drum workshop. About €14m has been invested in the school to date. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Children attending the Nord Anglia International School in a drum workshop. About €14m has been invested in the school to date. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The arrival of the country’s most expensive school is a sign of what is likely to be a major new growth area: education targeted at children of mobile international executives.

Nord Anglia International School Dublin, which is set to open its doors in the former headquarters of Microsoft at Leopardstown in September, hopes uncertainty linked to the UK’s departure from the EU will lead to a “Brexit bounce” as executives re-locate here.

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