Monday October 26, 2020

Free education: what it really costs

Research has shown it costs almost as much to educate a child as it does to buy a top-of-the-range sports car. Just how do these figures add up, asks Louise McBride, Personal Finance Correspondent.

25th August, 2007

Research has shown it costs almost as much to educate a child as it does to buy a top-of-the-range sports car. Just how do these figures add up, asks Louise McBride, Personal Finance Correspondent.

Few of us believe that ‘free education’ is a reality in Ireland. But many of us may be surprised to hear that it costs as much to educate a child as it does to buy a flash sports car.

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