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Galway students outraged at Student Accommodation’s €1,000 rent hike

#CúirtShakedown

Students at NUI Galway have expressed their outrage at Cúirt na Coiribe’s plan to increase rent by €1,000.

The NUI Galway Students Union is leading the the protest against the student accommodation’s 18% rent hike, publishing an open letter condemning the move.

The letter, co-signed by Students Union President Lorcán Ó Maoileannaigh, says that students’ attention will not be on their next exam, but how they can find an extra €1,000 to ensure they can return to Galway.

An online petition to reverse the proposed rent increase has received 4,000 signatures so far.

Open Letter

 

Michael Malone
Email me at editor@galwaydaily.com
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