President of indebted university enjoying the high life

“Business class flights around the world with his wife, five-star accommodation, lavish dinners in exclusive restaurants – all part and parcel of the life of the president of University College Cork, and partly paid for by the taxpayer. Globetrotting Dr Michael Murphy’s extravagance comes despite the seven Irish universities having a collective debt of over €30m, including €13m from UCC alone …” (more)

[Daniel McConnell, Independent, 21 March]

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