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This poster issued by the Union of Students in Ireland in the mid-1980s is typical of the out from the union during that period. The text notes:
Since 1980 fees have risen by 380% – Working class participation in third level has correspondingly fallen. Less than 50% of students receive grans and its real value has fallen every year since 1980. Third level education is now more elitist than ever as a consequence of cutbacks, high fee increases and no commitment to increase the number of places. USI is working for an education system open and accessible to all the people of Ireland.
Note the ‘Fighting For A Future’ slogan at the foot of the poster.