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It is time we accepted the fact that there is no such thing as ‘free’ education in Ireland and transformed the outdated and unfair system

22nd August, 2009

I am looking for a publisher for my new book of Irish myths and legends. Chapter one will be entitled The Free Education System. In fact, what we have in this country is a two-tier education system: expensive and eye wateringly expensive.

According to a recent survey by Bank of Ireland Life, it costs an astounding €70,000 to educate a child to graduation level in our ‘free’ education system.

If my two children...

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