Third level fees will push students onto dole queue

“If fees are reintroduced, many students will not be able to afford them and the Government will force more and more young people on to the dole queues. This is the view of NUI, Galway Students’ Union president Muireann O’Dwyer who was one of hundreds of NUIG students who travelled to Dublin yesterday to join in the No to Fees March against the possible reintroduction of third level fees. The reintroduction of fees was first mooted by Minister Batt O’Keeffe last summer, a move which stirred fear in students and their parents awaiting Leaving Cert results …” (more)

[Kernan Andrews, Galway Advertiser, 5 February]

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