10,000 students take to streets

“Student protesters brought traffic to a standstill in Dublin city centre yesterday afternoon as an estimated 15,000 young people took to the streets to voice concern about the potential reintroduction of third-level fees. Students gathered in Parnell Square at lunchtime ahead of the march, which culminated with a rally outside Leinster House where the protesters were addressed by student leaders and opposition politicians …” (more)

[Steven Carroll, Irish Times, 23 October]

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