Students at UCD to stage anti-fees strike on March 30th

Ireland“Thousands of students at University College Dublin are to stage a one-day strike on March 30th against the re-introduction of fees. The action will consist of a lunchtime rally at the Belfield campus as well as talks and social activities. The ‘education shutdown’ is being organised by the college’s students’ union. The union was mandated to organise strike action in a referendum passed by students earlier this month. The proposal was put forward by anti-fee activists from the Free Education for Everyone (FEE) campaign. Staff at the university look set to take part in the Irish Congress of Trade Unions strike on the same day. This means that students will not be boycotting classes because there will not be any taking place …” (more)

[Genevieve Carbery, Irish Times, 21 March]

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