‘We put our heads down to do our final-year projects. When we looked up, the economy had collapsed’

“It looked like they would never have it so good, but all has changed utterly for last year’s third-level graduates. Three of them talk about employment and emigration … and the art of compromise. Orla Kennedy started her six-year architecture degree at the height of the construction boom and never had a problem getting work; until she graduated. Now working as a temp in administration, she is one of many Irish graduates struggling to use their qualifications and reconsidering their future in Ireland …” (more)

[Louise Holden, Irish Times, 27 January]

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