We must fix university funding if we want FDI to keep rolling in

Posted in Governance and administration on January 24th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“IDA Ireland might be feeling a little bit ‘damned if they do, and damned if they don’t’ when it comes to the kinds of foreign direct investment projects the agency goes after. An agency report compiled by the OECD rightly highlighted the success of Ireland’s FDI policies and the agency most responsible for making the investments happen …” (more)

[Richard Curran, Independent, 24 January]

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Old Man Belfield ‘very like missing best man’

Posted in Life on January 24th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Two people have come forward with possible information on the identity of the late Michael Byrne, who was known as Old Man Belfield. The first, Dubliner Colm O’Brien, contacted Donnybrook garda station to say a close friend named Michael Byrne went missing in the late 1970s …” (more)

[Niamh Horan, Independent, 24 January]

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‘Economy Minister should use funding to support students’ – O’Dowd

Posted in Governance and administration on January 24th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd has called on the Economy Minister to use funding available to help support students during the COVID-19 pandemic. John O’Dowd said …” (more)

[Sinn Féin, 23 January]

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