If you are experiencing financial difficulties, various supports are available within TU Dublin. For instance, the Student Assistance Fund provides financial support to full-time or part-time students with either temporary or ongoing financial difficulties. 

You can get funds to help with books and class materials, rent, heating and lighting bills, food, essential travel related to your studies, childcare, and medical costs.

Applications usually open in October, and details on the process, criteria etc, are available here:

See Student Finance for more information.