Third-level fees are to be cut by €1,000 this year, and significantly reduced on a permanent basis.
Third-level fees are to be cut by €1,000 this year and significantly reduced on a permanent basis over the coming years under a major Budget boost for students. It means no one will pay more than €2,000 to attend third-level education for the coming term.
Higher Education Minister and Wicklow TD, Simon Harris, has secured a multi-million euro Budget package for students and their families which will ease the financial burden of going to college.
Minister Harris says that the government has done all it can to ease financial pressure: