Fine Gael ‘arrogant and out of touch’ on the costs facing 3rd level students – Louise O’Reilly TD

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on August 14th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Fingal Louise O’Reilly has criticised the Fine Gael led government labelling it ‘arrogant and out of touch’, as two Ministers offer tea and sympathy to students and families facing rising third level costs. Deputy O’Reilly said: …” (more)

[Sinn Féin, 14 August]

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Third Level Staff – Precarious Employment in Universities

Posted in Governance and administration on February 10th, 2017 by steve

IrelandLouise O’Reilly (Dublin Fingal, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the rate of progress in the seven universities of the implementation of the Cush report; the reason there are delays in the operation of the report in the universities; if parity of esteem for other workers employed in universities with two years service will be established; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 8 February]

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Third Level Staff – Tenure

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2016 by steve

IrelandLouise O’Reilly (Dublin Fingal, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to ongoing situations in Irish universities where some staff get permanency whereas others only have recourse to one, two and three year fixed term contracts; if he has correspondence on this; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 3 November]

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Higher Education Authority Administration – Powers of HEA

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2016 by steve

IrelandLouise O’Reilly (Dublin Fingal, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on giving the HEA extra powers of investigation in respect of concerns raised regarding the spend in Irish universities funded by the taxpayer; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 3 November]

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Third Level Institutions – Corporate Governance

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2016 by steve

IrelandLouise O’Reilly (Dublin Fingal, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he is satisfied with the corporate governance arrangements of Irish universities funded by public funds; if he is aware of a situation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 3 November]

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Staff to picket Tyndall in pay dispute

Posted in Governance and administration on January 21st, 2014 by steve

“SIPTU will mount pickets at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork this morning over what it describes as a disparity of up to 20% in pay between its members and staff at University College Cork …” (more)

[Stephen Rogers, Irish Examiner, 21 January]

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Staff to picket UCC’s Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on January 20th, 2014 by steve

“SIPTU members will place a picket at the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork (UCC) tomorrow morning over a pay dispute …” (more)

[BusinessETC, 20 January]

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