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# school-admissions - This year 2022

Housing crisis among reasons why ring-fencing school places is wrong, says Children's Ombudsman
# School Admissions
# School Admissions

Housing crisis among reasons why ring-fencing school places is wrong, says Children's Ombudsman

Feb 8th 2022, 6:10 AM 14,099 Views 12 Comments

It is currently allowed that 25% of school places can be reserved for children and grandchildren of past pupils.

# school-admissions - All time

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier
# School Admissions
# School Admissions

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

Jan 16th 2017, 7:46 PM 26,118 Views 256 Comments

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.

'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done'
# Education Equality
# Education Equality

'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done'

Jul 3rd 2016, 4:46 PM 30,270 Views 443 Comments

Parents spoke out about education equality in Ireland at a protest today.

Crowds turn out to support family of Dublin girl who failed to get place in local school
# Walk For Eva
# Walk For Eva

Crowds turn out to support family of Dublin girl who failed to get place in local school

Nov 5th 2015, 6:24 PM 71,108 Views 371 Comments

The case generated headlines when it came to light earlier this year.