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Students paying up to €8,000 a year for a box room

THREE Kerry councillors turned out to support frustrated students in a protest in Cork this Thursday to highlight crippling accommodation costs for those pursuing third-level education. The joint demonstration by University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology students’ unions involved a protest march from the UCC campus to a student accommodation complex nearby. The… Continue Reading

‘We need to proceed very, very carefully on CPOs’

GREAT caution needs to be exercised by Kerry County Council before any decision is made to pursue the acquisition of any property through compulsory purchase order for social housing purposes, a Killarney councillor has warned. Cllr Brendan Cronin said a very balanced and careful approach must be adopted at all times and he said a… Continue Reading