Students protest restoration of fees

“More than 1,000 students from four third-level institutions took to the streets yesterday to protest over the proposed reintroduction of college fees. Students from the University of Limerick, Limerick Institute of Technology, Mary Immaculate College of Education and Limerick School of Art and Design marched through the city centre. Press Officer for Limerick Association of Students’ Unions, Aoife Breen, said the reintroduction of college fees would deny some people the opportunity of going to college. “It’s blocking people before they even get a chance to enter third level and is commandeering education,” she said …” (more)

[Kathryn Hayes, Irish Times, 24 September]

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