Clintons say vendetta claim in book ‘patently false’

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 6th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Bill and Hillary Clinton have dismissed allegations in a new book on the Ireland-US relationship that funding was cut for scholarship programme because of a personal vendetta against the scheme’s founder. Representatives for the Clintons hit back on Tuesday at a series of claims …” (more)

[Suzanne Lynch, Irish Times, 5 March]

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Clintons deny cutting Irish scholarship funding

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 5th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Bill and Hillary Clinton have denied claims contained in a new book that they tried to get a scholarship to Ireland for a boyfriend of their daughter Chelsea and deny cutting funding to the scholarship programme to punish the organiser …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 5 March]

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Hillary Clinton warns NI peace is ‘fragile’ as she accepts honorary doctorate in Belfast

Posted in Governance and administration on October 10th, 2018 by steve

“Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) at Queen’s University Belfast for her exceptional public service in the US and globally, and for her contribution to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 10 October]

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Protest at Queen’s University over degree honour for Hillary Clinton

Posted in Governance and administration on October 4th, 2018 by steve

“A protest is planned against Hillary Clinton’s visit to Belfast next week. The former US Secretary of State will be presented with an honorary degree from Queen’s University on Wednesday. She will be recognised for her ‘exceptional public service in the USA and globally’, and her ‘outstanding’ contribution to peace and reconciliation here …” (more)

[Adrian Rutherford, Belfast Telegraph, 4 October]

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Hillary Clinton to get Honorary Degree from Queen’s

Posted in Governance and administration on September 27th, 2018 by steve

“Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to be awarded an Honorary Degree from Queen’s University of Belfast. She will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for her ‘exceptional public service in the USA and globally’, and for her ‘outstanding’ contribution to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland …” (more)

[Belfast Telegraph, 27 September]

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Protesters Target Clinton Visit

Posted in Governance and administration on June 23rd, 2018 by steve

“Protesters gathered at Trinity today to protest the visit of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Roughly 50 demonstrators protested outside the Book of Kells after being asked to move from Front Square …” (more)

[Dominic McGrath, University Times, 22 June]

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‘The fight is far from over’ – Hillary Clinton gives impassioned speech in Dublin

Posted in Life on June 22nd, 2018 by steve

“Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered an impassioned speech about the merits of democracy during a special visit to Dublin. She was being recognised with an Honorary Doctorate at Trinity College Dublin and spoke to a crowd at the university’s Edmund Burke Theatre …” (more)

[Caitlin McBride, Independent, 22 June]

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Student groups will protest Hillary Clinton’s visit to Trinity

Posted in Governance and administration on June 15th, 2018 by steve

“Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Workers’ Party TCD are organising protests against Hillary Clinton’s visit to Trinity next Friday. Both groups oppose Clinton’s visit, during which Trinity will award her an honorary degree …” (more)

[Lauren Boland, Trinity News, 15 June]

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US secretary of state opens new conflict resolution institute at DCU

Posted in Life on December 7th, 2012 by steve

“US secretary of state Hillary Clinton said internet freedom was a key issue at the ‘frontline of human rights’ when she launched a new conflict resolution institute at Dublin City University yesterday. Mrs Clinton described the internet as the public space of the 21st century and praised ‘digital activists’, but said oppressive governments were working harder and harder to limit their citizens’ freedom online …” (more)

[Mary Minihan, Irish Times, 7 December]

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