Amidst housing crisis, some students’ bookings cancelled
The scramble for accommodation has become increasingly difficult, forcing many students to commute long distances, but this year it is even more challenging. Students prepared to budget as much as €1,400 (US$1,430) a month are having difficulty securing somewhere to live in Dublin.
In another blow, accommodation that has been dedicated for student use is being given over to other tenants who can pay higher rents. Students at Munster Technological University, Tralee in County Kerry received an email advising that a student village of long-standing was no longer available to them.
Full report on the Independent.ie site