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Housing crisis among reasons why ring-fencing school places is wrong, says Children's Ombudsman
It is currently allowed that 25% of school places can be reserved for children and grandchildren of past pupils.
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# school admissions
Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier
As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.
# education equality
'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done'
Parents spoke out about education equality in Ireland at a protest today.
# walk for eva
Crowds turn out to support family of Dublin girl who failed to get place in local school
The case generated headlines when it came to light earlier this year.