Institutes of Technology Funding: Dundalk IT

Posted in Governance and administration on May 13th, 2017 by steve

IrelandFergus O’Dowd (Louth, Fine Gael): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of funding proposals made by the Dundalk Institute of Technology to his Department …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 11 May]

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Third Level Participation, by Socio-Economic Group

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on June 18th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Taoiseach the numbers of students who are currently studying or hold a degree based on the socio-economic groups as defined in the most recent census; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 18 June]

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Student Grant Changes Discriminate Against Farming Families – McConalogue

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 8th, 2013 by steve

“The Government has confirmed to Fianna Fáil’s Education Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue that it is pressing ahead with changes to the assessment criteria for student grants next year …” (more)

[Donegal Daily, 8 February]

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Student Grant Scheme Reform

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 7th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Charlie McConalogue: I thank the Minister of State, Deputy O’Dowd, for coming to the Chamber, but similar to the previous speaker I am disheartened by the trend in recent times whereby the Cabinet Ministers directly responsible are not responding to the Topical Issue debate in the manner promised when the Dáil term started …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 6 February]

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