So you want to start a school?

As society becomes more diverse, fewer parents are willing to accept a ‘one size fits all’ education system

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
27th September, 2015
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Amy Mulvihill of Educate Together, pictured at the group’s school in Rathfarnham, south Co Dublin Picture: Bryan Meade

If you were doing some shopping at the Paul Street shopping centre in Cork last weekend, you may well have spotted Conor O’Toole. A father of two daughters from the Capwell area of the city, O’Toole and several other parents were out collecting signatures to add to the hundreds they have already gathered in an effort to secure an Educate Together secondary school for Cork city.

The group is one of...

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