Calling on the Government, students take to the streets to protect student supports and invest in the future of third-level education.
Thousands marched from the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin to assemble outside of Leinster House.
In rental accommodation Dublin has seen a 17% rise in price in the past year.
Ireland has the second-highest college fees in Europe according to Laura Harmon, president of the Union of Students in Ireland.
The students were joined at the protest by lecturers, college staff and trade unions.