Computer-generated image of newly built Amnis House student accommodation on Western Road in Cork city
At 11am, in Cork city.
Students are planning to hold a protest to highlight a lack of affordable accommodation outside the newly built Amnis House student accommodation complex on the Western Road in Cork city.
Joe Leogue, in The Irish Examiner, reports:
UCC Students’ Union deputy president Kelly Coyle said the housing situation in Cork is at “breaking point”.
“The situation is at breaking point and students cannot take any more.”
Ms Coyle said the demonstration will focus on Amnis House in protest at the cost of rooms, ranging from €210 to €225 a week, in the student accommodation complex.