Minister Mitchell O’Connor concludes successful Middle East trip

Posted in Governance and administration on March 16th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD Minister of State for Higher Education has concluded a hugely successful St Patrick’s Day trip to the Middle East. She visited Oman and the United Arab Emirates. The Minister said, ‘I am truly delighted with how our St Patrick’s Day mission went. One of our great strengths as a country is our people and during my time in Oman and the UAE I have met some inspiring and motivated Irish entrepreneurs and business people who are strengthening our bonds with this region …'” (more)

[Department of Education and Skills, 16 March]

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor meets her equivalent in Oman and they discuss Ireland’s Technological Universities

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on March 13th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Minister Mitchell O’Connor is currently in the Middle East and has met with Her Excellency Dr Rawya Saud Al Busaidi in the Department of Higher Education in Oman. Ireland has over 500 Omani students …” (more)

[Department of Education and Skills, 13 March]

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425 Omani students to attend Irish colleges

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on August 13th, 2011 by steve

“More than 400 Omani students will undertake third-level degrees at Irish colleges each year for the next five years, according to Oman’s honorary consul in Ireland, Dettia O’Reilly. The first group of students from the Middle Eastern country will start their studies in September and October at six Irish colleges in a move that is expected to be worth €4 million each year to the colleges …” (more)

[Marie O’Halloran, Irish Times, 13 August]

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