Students’ Union stage Wicklow sit-in protest

Ireland“UCD Students’ Union staged a sit-in protest at the offices of Wicklow County Council in Wicklow town last Friday, 23rd October, to voice their anger at the delay in processing and paying student maintenance grants. Despite being over halfway through term, many UCD students have yet to receive the first instalment of their grants. It has been estimated that between 30 and 50 students attended the demonstration. UCDSU representatives travelled to Wicklow on a specially commissioned bus, and gathered outside the council building …” (more)

[Bridget Fitzsimons, University Observer, 27 October]

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