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Irish Universities Advise Their Students Studying In Hong Kong To Leave.

: 11/18/2019 - 15:49

More than 20 Irish students who are studying abroad in Hong Kong have been advised by their universities to return home due to ongoing protests.

Earlier today police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in violent clashes with protesters who've taken over a university campus.

Trinity College Dublin says 10 of its students remain in Hong Kong, with 2 having decided to come home.

NUI Galway is arranging for 7 of its students to travel back to Ireland, while UCD has advised around 5 of its pupils to return.

Two University of Limerick students have also now left the territory.

 

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