Calls for free books scheme as Donegal parents feel the pinch

first_img Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Google+ Previous articleDonegal Town awarded winner of Foodie Towns 2019Next articleKnockalla Hillclimb Cancelled News Highland DL Debate – 24/05/21 There are calls for a free books scheme to be included in an overall package to relieve back to school costs.Labour Party spokesperson for the Glenties Municipal District, Seamus Rodgers believes a free books scheme should be extended to all primary schools immediately, and to all secondary schools in two years’ time.The call comes as figures from the St Vincent de Paul show a 4% increase in requests for help from families struggling with the cost of education.Mr Rodgers is urging the Government, in the upcoming Budget, to end the practice of paying for school books:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img Calls for free books scheme as Donegal parents feel the pinch News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th AudioHomepage BannerNews Pinterest Facebook Google+ Facebook Pinterest By News Highland – August 29, 2019 WhatsApplast_img

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