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#Student finance

# student-finance - Thursday 18 August, 2016

60% of parents going into debt so their child can go to college

A study by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows that 87% of parents spend an average of €447 a month to cover the cost of going to college.

# student-finance - Monday 9 November, 2015

Donegal students almost twice as likely to receive grant money than those from Dublin

The research into grants is the first of its kind.

# student-finance - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up

National Consumer Agency says it’s important that students check all penalty charges before choosing their account.

# student-finance - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Poll: Should student grants consider the value of family property? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should student grants consider the value of family property?

Fine Gael TDs are threatening a revolt over plans to consider the value of family farmland when considering a grant application.

Explainer: Possible changes to college grants – and why some TDs don’t want them

A number of TDs – including a cabinet minister – are opposed to planned changes to grant criteria. So what’s going on?