Leaving cert students face major battle to find third level accommodation – McConalogue

 

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Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Education Charlie McConalogue says the Government’s failure to address shortages in student accommodation has led to a major crisis in the sector.

56,000 students will get their Leaving Cert results tomorrow, but thousands of them embarking on a third level course, will face a huge struggle to secure a place to stay.

Deputy McConalogue says over the past four years, the situation with student accommodation has worsened significantly without any real action being taken.

He says it leaves students in a very difficult position: