Are returned emigrants not Irish enough for free university fees?

Ireland“The consequences may have been unforeseen, but the outcome is still hard on some Irish who go abroad. A rule made by the Department of Education to limit the number of foreigners availing of ‘free fees’ at Irish universities means that Irish people living outside the EU for as little as three years can face high costs to pursue second or post-graduate degrees at an Irish college. It should be changed …” (more)

[Colum Kenny, Irish Times, 11 December]

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