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#College Fees

# college-fees - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Biden’s student debt initiative is a welcome drop in the ocean
# College Fees
# College Fees

Larry Donnelly: Biden’s student debt initiative is a welcome drop in the ocean

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:15 PM 18,561 Views 17 Comments

Our columnist looks at the prohibitive cost of education in the US and Biden’s recent efforts to address this.

# college-fees - Thursday 24 December, 2020

College fees will not rise under current Government, says Taoiseach
# Students
# Students

College fees will not rise under current Government, says Taoiseach

Dec 24th 2020, 9:19 AM 15,353 Views 30 Comments

Students currently pay €3,000 annually to attend college, a rate that is among the highest in Europe.

# college-fees - Monday 19 August, 2019

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles
# College Fees
# College Fees

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles

Aug 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,125 Views 39 Comments

The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.

# college-fees - Sunday 18 August, 2019

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?
# Analysis
# Analysis

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 AM 24,190 Views 82 Comments

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

# college-fees - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Poll: Is the €3,000 cap on college fees too high or too low?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Is the €3,000 cap on college fees too high or too low?

Aug 11th 2019, 10:54 AM 35,306 Views 96 Comments

Fine Gael has promised they won’t go up, but should they come down?

# college-fees - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'
# Debt
# Debt

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'

Jul 15th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,349 Views 41 Comments

Students in the UK are graduating with loans of £57,000, Labour says the same can’t happen here.

# college-fees - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Nicki Minaj helped loads of her fans pay off their college fees over Twitter last night
# Feeling Flaithulach
From The Daily Edge
# Feeling Flaithulach

Nicki Minaj helped loads of her fans pay off their college fees over Twitter last night

May 7th 2017, 3:34 PM 5,734 Views 1 Comment

She handed out approximately $22,000, by our calculations. Hon the Nicki!

# college-fees - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Student smuggled cocaine into Ireland 'to pay for college fees'
# Spain
# Spain

Student smuggled cocaine into Ireland 'to pay for college fees'

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:09 AM 22,706 Views 0 Comments

Lucas Lima (25) was offered between €1,000 and €3,000 to bring the bag from Spain.

# college-fees - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Heading to college just got even more expensive
# College Fees
# College Fees

Heading to college just got even more expensive

Oct 15th 2014, 8:06 AM 11,775 Views 31 Comments

The student contribution charge has been hiked by an extra €250.

# college-fees - Monday 21 July, 2014

Opinion: When you think of a sex worker, you might never think of someone like me
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Opinion: When you think of a sex worker, you might never think of someone like me

Jul 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 1,714 Views 152 Comments

I’m a young, unemployed student. I desperately needed to pay my college tuition, so I signed up to a website seeking a ‘financial arrangement’ with a wealthy man.

# college-fees - Monday 14 July, 2014

Are you saving for your kids' college education?
# Scrimp And Save
# Scrimp And Save

Are you saving for your kids' college education?

Jul 14th 2014, 5:51 PM 17,001 Views 52 Comments

New research says that just 55% of parents are.

# college-fees - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

University fees 'should be capped and funding models move towards European norms'
# Economy
# Economy

University fees 'should be capped and funding models move towards European norms'

May 14th 2014, 7:26 AM 5,397 Views 17 Comments

Dr Tom Healy added that further investment in the sector is needed.

# college-fees - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Mar 18th 2014, 11:00 PM 20,237 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the death of a man found outside Cabra House pub, the murder of Michael Hunt in London and surrogate mothers.

College fees to get cut for children of Irish emigrants
# College Fund
# College Fund

College fees to get cut for children of Irish emigrants

Mar 18th 2014, 2:20 PM 18,627 Views 33 Comments

The new rates will be in place by this September.

# college-fees - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Another rise in consumer prices. The main drivers? College fees & alcohol
# Up
# Up

Another rise in consumer prices. The main drivers? College fees & alcohol

Feb 20th 2014, 12:24 PM 8,531 Views 14 Comments

The hike in college fees last October translated into a 4.6 per cent rise in education costs over the last 12 months.

# college-fees - Monday 27 January, 2014

University of Limerick has most new sign ups to 'Sugar Daddy' dating site
# Sugar-coated
From The Daily Edge
# Sugar-coated

University of Limerick has most new sign ups to 'Sugar Daddy' dating site

Jan 27th 2014, 10:12 AM 53,018 Views 115 Comments

More and more Irish students are seeking help to pay college fees.

# college-fees - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Griffith College will write off your fees if you host an international student
# International Students
# International Students

Griffith College will write off your fees if you host an international student

Aug 18th 2013, 8:15 AM 16,080 Views 38 Comments

Families who agree to take on a student for the full year – 52 weeks – will have their fees completely set aside, while those who take in a student for 40 weeks will have their fees reduced to €1000.

# college-fees - Thursday 6 December, 2012

# college-fees - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees

Dec 5th 2012, 8:26 PM 9,076 Views 18 Comments

The Government has announced plans to introduce a €250 hike in college fees and a reduction in the income threshold for those eligible for maintenance grants.

# college-fees - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Students fear 'two-tiered' college system as Quinn endorses loan scheme
# Student Loans
# Student Loans

Students fear 'two-tiered' college system as Quinn endorses loan scheme

Aug 7th 2012, 12:15 PM 8,991 Views 51 Comments

Bank of Ireland announces a loan scheme for postgraduate students which will go some way to replacing their former grants.

# college-fees - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Banks' student loan schemes not part of Department's funding plans
# Student Loans
# Student Loans

Banks' student loan schemes not part of Department's funding plans

Aug 1st 2012, 4:42 PM 4,056 Views 7 Comments

Bank of Ireland is rolling out a nationwide loan programme for students’ parents – but it’s not part of national plans.

# college-fees - Thursday 24 May, 2012

# college-fees - Friday 18 May, 2012

Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans
# Student Loan Scheme
# Student Loan Scheme

Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans

May 18th 2012, 5:46 PM 3,209 Views 11 Comments

The government started talking with AIB last December with the idea that students would pay back loans based on their future income.

# college-fees - Monday 6 February, 2012

TD calls for instalment plan to help with student fees
# College Fees
# College Fees

TD calls for instalment plan to help with student fees

Feb 6th 2012, 5:52 PM 2,242 Views 26 Comments

Fine Gael’s Alan Farrell said a monthly direct debit system would ease pressure on families.

# college-fees - Friday 3 February, 2012

College registration fee could hit €3,000, warns education minister
# College Fees
# College Fees

College registration fee could hit €3,000, warns education minister

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:39 AM 3,892 Views 45 Comments

Ruairí Quinn told students in Limerick that the reg fee could be €3,000 by 2015 – double what it was in 2010.

# college-fees - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Column: Time to end this ridiculous student fees stalemate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Time to end this ridiculous student fees stalemate

Nov 16th 2011, 12:30 PM 110 Views 49 Comments

Neither side is helping in the debate around college fees – and young people are the losers, writes former student union official Ian Power.

# college-fees - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Students brand government 'liars' over tuition fee promises
# Third Level Fees
# Third Level Fees

Students brand government 'liars' over tuition fee promises

Nov 1st 2011, 8:33 AM 2,045 Views 26 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland has launched a new campaign to prevent further increases in college fees.

# college-fees - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Poll: Should third-level tuition fees be reintroduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should third-level tuition fees be reintroduced?

Sep 6th 2011, 10:01 AM 2,849 Views 50 Comments

Academics have said that Irish universities face a “speedy decline” if fees are not brought back. So what do you think?

# college-fees - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Joe Costello denies 'snooze' tweet
# Tweet Dreams
# Tweet Dreams

Joe Costello denies 'snooze' tweet

Aug 20th 2011, 1:23 PM 1,682 Views 39 Comments

Twitter user claimed his campaign to stop reintroduction of third-level fees was dismissed by a ‘zzz zz’ tweet from the Labour TD. Costello says it was caused by an iPhone ‘glitch’.

# college-fees - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Quinn insists: I don't want to bring back third-level fees

Quinn insists: I don't want to bring back third-level fees

Jun 8th 2011, 4:19 PM 1,042 Views 31 Comments

The Minister for Education wants to minimise the burdens to third level – but warns that Ireland has “lost its cheque book”.

# college-fees - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Return of college fees ruled out
# Fees
# Fees

Return of college fees ruled out

Aug 17th 2010, 2:25 PM 240 Views 0 Comments

Mary Coughlan says ‘no’.