Protestant school cuts should be reconsidered

Should the state continue to provide special financial support to help fund Protestant education?

24th October, 2009

Should the state continue to provide special financial support to help fund Protestant education? That is essentially the question which lurks behind the current controversy about the cutting of funding to Protestant schools, a move which has caused outrage and worry among the Protestant community, and has been opposed by the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin.

Protestant schools benefited from a special arrangement whereby they were permitted to charge fees while, at the same time, partaking...

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