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Private schools aren’t the bastion of snooty privilege we sometimes like to imagine

Mary McCarthy


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Getting a school place for your child can often feel like a high-stakes game

Getting a school place for your child can often feel like a high-stakes game

Getting a school place for your child can often feel like a high-stakes game

The Junior Cert results have finally emerged, and while parents obviously prefer their kids to do well, most wise adults understand what’s important is turning out respectful and kind teens, not top grades.

In my experience anyway, amid the higher cost of living, the desire for a child to be a well-rounded and considerate human being is why so many parents remain eager to send their kids to private schools.


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