Students accused of pulling stunts with sit-in protest

“Students were yesterday accused of ‘pulling stunts’ by the youth wing of the Green Party after a five-hour sit-in at the Department of Environment. The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) turned their focus on Green Party leader and Environment Minister John Gormley in the latest demonstrations opposing the re-introduction of fees. USI President Shane Kelly said: ‘John Gormley and the Green Party got elected to this government on the platform that they were opposed to the re-introduction of third-level fees …’” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 17 February]

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