FEE press release on today’s occupation

Ireland“Over 30 college students from the Free Education for Everyone (FEE) staging a direct action protest at the Department of Finance on Merrion Street upper. Students from FEE have occupied the building itself while more have blockaded the entrances to the department as part of the protest. This is in protest against the Government’s recent budget and the planned reintroduction of college fees. Julian Brophy, a student from UCD and one of involved in the peaceful protest commented: ‘This protest is taking place in order to highlight the shameful action on the part of the government in its recent budget, the implications of which will see unbearable strain placed on young people, students and college workers …’” (more)

[Indymedia Ireland, 16 April]

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