Student Grant Scheme Eligibility – Postgraduate Grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on January 24th, 2019 by steve

IrelandTimmy Dooley (Clare, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position with regard to the restoration of post-graduate grants; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 22 January]

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility – Capital Assets

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on May 29th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to include capital assets in assessing maintenance grant eligibility; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 28 May]

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Minister needs to intervene in Pilot Training College debacle

Posted in Governance and administration on October 1st, 2012 by steve

“The Minister for Transport has a moral obligation to ensure that students at the insolvent Pilot Training College in Waterford complete their education. That’s according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Timmy Dooley TD …” (more)

[Fianna Fáil, 1 October]

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Quinn defends proposed means test changes for student grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 15th, 2012 by steve

“Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has dismissed suggestions that changes to the means test for student grants amount to an attack on rural Ireland. Minister Quinn was responding to criticism of a new Capital Assets Test …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 15 March]

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Postgraduate fees and grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on January 20th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will publish the new qualifying criteria for new entrant postgraduate students seeking to receive support with their third level fees from next year; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Questions, 19 January]

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Third Level Remuneration

Posted in Governance and administration on November 18th, 2011 by steve

Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Education and Skills the measures he has taken to address the fact that 99 employees in the higher education sector are earning more than €200,000 despite the introduction of a pay ceiling of €200,000 across the public service; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 16 November]

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