Maynooth University cancels students’ visit to Leuven institute amid governance concerns

Ireland“Maynooth University has cancelled a visit by some of its students to the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe because of concerns over governance at a Belgian facility. The concerns centre around the role of Malachy Vallely, a key figure in the institute, who last year was convicted by a Belgian court in relation to a fire in which two students from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) died in 2014 …” (more)

[Peter Murtagh, Irish Times, 19 February]

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