It's that time of the year sweet impressionable young students. The time when college has suddenly doomed close, the LC results are in, and the thoughts of shelling out a few grand for your preferred course in Ireland is pretty scary.
Third level education in Ireland, while nowhere near as steep as the insane prices in America, is still a huge stretch if you don't manage to get a grant of some sort.
But how does our costs compare to the rest of Europe? Would you be better off packing your bags and going to uni in Slovenia maybe?
The answer is yes. Always.
Here's the cost of university in the EU...
Scotland, Eastern European countries and the Scandinavia are all good shouts, while the UK is an eyewatering 9k and upwards...