Students march against return of fees

“Thousands of WIT students took to the city’s streets on Wednesday to demonstrate their anger at Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe’s proposals to reintroduce third level tuition fees. Abandoning their classes, the students marched from the Institute’s Cork Road campus into the city centre en masse, where they staged a protest to voice their opposition to the return of fees. This protest, organised by the Students’ Union, is the latest in a series of nationwide campaigns …” (more)

[Michelle Clancy, Munster Express, 23 January]

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