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Should we introduce a back to school bonus?

September beckons and families nationwide are beginning to feel the back to school buzz.  Some h...

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08.32 20 Aug 2019


Should we introduce a back to school bonus?


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08.32 20 Aug 2019


September beckons and families nationwide are beginning to feel the back to school buzz. 

Some households are filling with excitement, others with dread, but all are forking out up to €1,400 for that free education.  

Sinn Fein TD for Wicklow, John Brady has proposed giving all families a €140 “back to school bonus” to ease the financial strain. 

Will the bonus work?

John Brady and Edgar Morgenroth is a Professor of Economics in DCU, join Newstalk Breakfast to debate.


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