On the march: what students think

“Dan O’Loughlin, University College Cork: ‘I wouldn’t be in college if there were fees. As it is, I have to pay €5,000 for accommodation. I’m on the lower end of a grant, my mother is out of a job and we simply can’t afford college. Bringing back fees would put an end to my career plans. I have two jobs, I get taxed on both of them and I still struggle to afford college. I’m only here because of free fees’ …” (more)

[Irish Times, 5 February]

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