University of Limerick whistleblowers call on Mary Harney to intervene in dispute

Posted in Legal issues on July 28th, 2018 by steve

“Two whistleblowers from the University of Limerick’s finance department have called on Mary Harney, the UL chancellor and former Tánaiste, to intervene in a dispute which has now dragged on for more than three years. The two women have also released the text of an apology made to them by UL in March …” (more)

[Jess Casey, Limerick Leader, 27 July]

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Mary Harney appointed as chancellor of University of Limerick

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

Ireland“Former tánaiste Mary Harney has been appointed as chancellor of the University of Limerick. Ms Harney, who retired from politics in 2011 and is now director of a number of private companies in the pharmaceutical, technology and finance sectors, will take up office as chancellor immediately …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 9 January]

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University of Limerick appoints former Tánaiste Mary Harney as new chancellor

Posted in Governance and administration on January 9th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“The University of Limerick has announced that former Tánaiste Mary Harney has been appointed chancellor and chairperson of its governing authority. The former minister replaces former Supreme Court judge John Murray in the honorary position and was a unanimous appointment …” (more)

[Limerick Leader, 9 January]

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No plans ‘to revisit’ Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration on October 20th, 2010 by steve

“Minister for Health Mary Harney has said the Government has no plans to revisit the Croke Park agreement on public service pay and reform and that any savings to be made in the health budget would have to come from non-core pay and greater staff flexibility …” (more)

[Irish Times, 20 October]

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Government Announces New Research Funding Partnership with the Wellcome Trust

Posted in Research on September 29th, 2010 by steve

“Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney T.D., and Minister for Labour Affairs and Public Service Transformation, Dara Calleary T.D., have welcomed the announcement today of a partnership agreement between Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Health Research Board (HRB), with the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the UK …” (more)

[HT: Shane O’Mara]
[SFI, 29 September]

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Harney supports O’Keeffe in debate over third-level fees

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on August 25th, 2008 by steve

“Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe has received qualified support from his PD Cabinet colleague, Mary Harney, for reopening the debate on third-level fees, but his predecessor Mary Hanafin poured cold water on the proposal.” (more)

[Stephen Collins and Barry Roche, Irish Times, 12 August]

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