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# Student finance

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# Student finance
60% of parents going into debt so their child can go to college
A study by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows that 87% of parents spend an average of €447 a month to cover the cost of going to college.
# Student finance
Donegal students almost twice as likely to receive grant money than those from Dublin
The research into grants is the first of its kind.
# Student finance
Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up
National Consumer Agency says it’s important that students check all penalty charges before choosing their account.
# Your Say
Poll: Should student grants consider the value of family property?
Fine Gael TDs are threatening a revolt over plans to consider the value of family farmland when considering a grant application.
# Student Grants
Explainer: Possible changes to college grants – and why some TDs don’t want them
A number of TDs – including a cabinet minister – are opposed to planned changes to grant criteria. So what’s going on?