Huge student protest planned against fees

“Up to 30,000 students are planning to protest next month over the proposed re-introduction of tuition fees. Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe yesterday repeated his plan to bring firm proposals to Cabinet in April about college fees. But the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) responded by saying it was stepping up its campaign against fees with a protest in Waterford tomorrow and a massive march in Dublin on February 4 …” (more)

[John Walshe and Ralph Riegel, Independent, 20 January]

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