'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis – TheJournal.ie

Students at the Dáil today. Image: Instagram/UCC Students’ Union Students at the Dáil today. Image: Instagram/UCC Students’ Union

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COLLEGE STUDENTS STAGED a protest, using the slogan ‘No Keys, No Degrees’, outside the Dáil today amid growing frustration over the accommodation crisis across Ireland.

Representatives from the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) say that thousands of students have been left without a place to live at the start of the new academic year.

USI president Clare Austick said many students have been forced to stay in hotels, B&Bs, hostels or commuting long journeys to and from college.

A number of those taking part in the protest will sleep outside the Dail tonight to highlight their campaign.

USI is NOW demonstrating outside the Dáil and we

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