Students to discuss fees with Minister

“Student union leaders are to meet Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe to outline their opposition to the reintroduction of third-level fees. Trinity College Dublin students’ union president Cathal Reilly said yesterday he would meet the Minister and he hoped his counterparts from UCD and DCU would also be present. Mr Reilly spoke to the Minister as he arrived at Trinity College yesterday, amid loud protests from students, to announce a new PhD research programme in arts and humanities. About 100 students carried placards and shouted slogans against the reintroduction of third-level fees …” (more)

[Kitty Holland, Irish Times, 21 November]

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