Students Sleeping On Floors And Couches This Week Says Ennis Native UL Student Life President

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It’s claimed some students attending university in the Midwest have been sleeping on floors and couches this week, as they struggle to secure accommodation for the college term.

A lack of housing supply coupled with increased demand has led to a shortage of available rooms for students this year in particular, with some landlords offering substandard accommodation.

One such example advertised in Castletroy in Limerick, includes two bunk beds cramped into a kitchenette.


President of the UL Students’ Life, Cillian O’Donoghue, who’s from Ennis, says students are becoming really stressed over the issue.