Dail hears of plight of student renters

A Donegal Deputy has called for student renters to be given protection during the pandemic.

Deputy Thomas Pringle told Minister Simon Harris that students shouldn't be out of pocket for Covid-related accommodation.

Speaking in the Dail during statements on clauses in the residential tenancies bill to protect student rents, Deputy Pringle told Minister Simon Harris this is a huge issue for students from Donegal.

He said while a range of measures were introduced to protect renters, students have fallen through the cracks: