A students union rally due to be held in Dublin tomorrow has been cancelled, due to the weather conditions expected as Storm Lorenzo makes landfall in Ireland.

The Union of Students in Ireland had called on third-level students from around the country to join them in the capital tomorrow, to demand that the Government break some of the barriers to higher education  - such as college fees, and increasing accommodation costs.

USI says students are currently facing costs of up to €10,000 per year to attend university, which is out of the reach of many.

While tomorrow's rally has been called off, the President of the Students Union at NUI Galway Clare Austick told Midwest News that they're continuing to seek Government reforms in a number of areas....

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