Munster businesses face a new challenge: a lack of students

Ireland“For businesses in Cork, Limerick and Waterford, the return of students in Autumn usually offers a seasonal boost. From takeouts to taxis, to clubs and bars, students can act as an economic powerhouse. But across the region, higher education institutions have been asked to deliver classes remotely where possible for the coming weeks in an effort to reduce cross country movement of students and avoid large groups gathering in and around campuses …” (more)

[Nicole Glennonay, Irish Examiner, 29 September]

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