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Disadvantaged Schools To Get Higher Priority For Sports Funding


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Disadvantaged schools should get priority for sports grants in future, according to a review.

The audit's looked into how the Department of Sport awards funding and aims to end confusion over whether fee-paying schools are eligible.

It's after Wesley College in Ballinteer, which is a private school in the minister's constituency, was awarded €150,000 for its hockey pitch.

It later emerged a litany of schools in more disadvantaged areas had missed out on smaller amounts of funding, for more essential resources.

Today The Irish Times reports the review recommends disadvantaged areas be given higher priority in future funding rounds.


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