Back To School costs – Eugene Murphy TD

Shannonside FM report: Eugene Murphy, Roscommon-Galway TD feels the price of books, uniforms and registrations has increased steadily over the past number of years, causing untold financial pressure on families. A Barnardos surveyshows the cost of sending a child to primary school could reach €400, while it rises to €775 for secondary school pupils.
• Deputy Murphy feels there is a simple solution available to Minister Richard Bruton.