Athlone IT is appealing to homeowners to consider offering students accommodation

Athlone IT is appealing to homeowners to consider offering students accommodation due to a shortage.

The new college term is just a few weeks away and it’s feared that the current housing crisis could also impact students heading to third level, especially for the first time.

Some school-leavers have reportedly found it hard to secure apartments or digs this year.

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Mary Doyle from the AIT Students’ Union has said that many students are still looking for accommodation close to the start of the new term