Video: Thousands gather in Front Square in USI Student Walkout

Trinity News spoke to protestors who walked out to demand action tackling the acccommodation crisis and cost of college

Thousands of students walked out of lecture halls and classrooms this morning in protest against the combined accommodation crisis and cost of college which are affecting students all across the country.

The demonstration was part of a national walkout organised by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). Trinity News spoke to union representatives, students, and politicians who gathered to demand action from government and College.

Reporting by David Wolfe.

Videography by Fern Kelly-Landry.

Edited by Shannon Connolly.

David Wolfe

David Wolfe is a Junior Sophister student of History and Political Science. He is the current Social Media and Managing Editor of Trinity News, having previously served as News Editor, Assistant News Editor and copyeditor.

Shannon Connolly

Shannon Connolly is the Editor-in-Chief of the 69th volume Trinity News, and a Senior Sophister student of English Literature and Philosophy. She previously served as Deputy Editor, News Editor and Assistant News Editor.

Fern Kelly-Landry

Fern Kelly-Landry is a fourth year Sociology and English Literature student. Fern Kelly-Landry is the Head Photographer for the 69th issue of Trinity News.