Wicklow students protest over grants

Ireland“More than 40 third-level students have occupied the offices of Wicklow County Council in protest at the late payment of Higher Education Grants. The students, who are members of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), ‘stormed’ the council chambers at around 1pm but were removed by gardaí and are now in a lobby area outside the chamber doors, USI’s deputy president Dan O’Neill said …” (more)

[Olivia Kelly, Irish Times, 23 October]

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