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ERASMUS SMITH SCHOOLS

THE GOVERNORS of the SCHOOLS FOUNDED by ERASMUS SMITH Esq
Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20001766
CHY Number 1077

The Charity was established under Royal Charter in 1669 as amended by the Oireachtas under the Erasmus Smith Schools Act, 1938 and its purpose is the advancement of education of boys and girls by managing and supporting schools and awarding scholarships to schools whereby no person of any Protestant denomination shall by reason of their religious beliefs be excluded from the benefits thereof.

Portrait of Erasmus Smith, (1611-1691) oil on canvas, aged 79, private collection.
 

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