Paula Kearns’s house was almost on the doorstep of her local school. Yet when she applied for a place for her daughter Zoe a few years ago, she was to(...)

The former Montrose Hotel, on Stiillorgan Road, Dublin, which has been converted into student accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Students paying for “three- to-four-star hotel standard” accommodation beside University College Dublin will have to spend the first two weeks of t(...)

Horribly real: The cast of Fresh Meat, the Channel 4 comedy set in a student house-share

Is it a good or a bad thing that Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat is pretty much on the money in its depiction of shared student accommodation? While you a(...)

The entire contents of The Montrose Hotel, formerly one of Dublin’s best-known hotels, are to be sold at public auction next Saturday. The 158-(...)