DCU Paid for a Square on the Dublin Monopoly Board

Posted in Governance and administration on January 20th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Dublin City University (DCU) paid to prevent any other universities from appearing on the new Dublin version of Monopoly, repeatedly requesting confirmation from the game’s makers that “no other third-level partners” aside from DCU would appear on the famous board …” (more)

[Donal MacNamee, University Times, 19 January]

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Surgical training and the RCSI

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on November 20th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – It is ironic that a debate on the crisis in Irish health care and specifically in paediatric surgery should have taken place in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) (‘Ireland at “cliff edge” over paediatric surgeon shortages’, November 11th) and that the solution, according to an invited English colleague, is to pay surgeons more money to do their job …” (more)

[Damian McCormack, Irish Times, 20 November]

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