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# school-admissions - Tuesday 8 February, 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 14,051 Views 12 Comments

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

# school-admissions - Monday 16 January, 2017

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 26,100 Views 256 Comments

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

# school-admissions - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'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 30,240 Views 443 Comments

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

# school-admissions - Thursday 5 November, 2015

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 71,087 Views 371 Comments

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