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School cuts criticised

by Gregg Ryan Ireland Correspondent

BUDGETARY cuts in the Irish Republic which will take funding from the Protestant voluntary-school sector will directly harm the disadvantaged, the Archbishop of Dublin, Dr John Neill, said this week.

Reacting to the budget, which had also threatened to remove free medical treatment from the over-70s without first imposing a means test on their incomes, Dr Neill said: “The decision of the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O’Keeffe TD, to remove certain grants, ...

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