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Is there state support for back-to-school costs?

10th July, 2016
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Question: My daughter is starting secondary school in September and, with each letter that arrives from her new school, I’m getting increasingly worried about the extra cost versus primary school. Are there any state supports for school expenses? And who’s eligible to apply?

Brenda, Wexford

Answer: Brenda, it certainly is a big jump up in cost from primary to secondary school. But you are right, there is...

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