‘Rest in Paradise’ – mother of Berkeley balcony tragedy victim remembers friends six years on

Posted in Governance and administration on June 18th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The six victims of the Berkeley balcony tragedy are being remembered today on the sixth anniversary of the tragedy that occurred when the five Irish students and an Irish American were celebrating a 21st birthday …” (more)

[Conor Feehan, Independent, 16 June]

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Third Level Fees

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on June 18th, 2021 by steve

IrelandRobert Troy (Longford-Westmeath, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he plans to review the current level of fees for third-level courses …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 16 June]

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Covid-19 Pandemic – Antigen Tests

Posted in Governance and administration on June 18th, 2021 by steve

IrelandMarc MacSharry (Sligo-Leitrim, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the process that will be undertaken by his Department for the procurement of antigen tests for third-level institutions; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 16 June]

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Technological Universities – Governing Bodies

Posted in Governance and administration on June 18th, 2021 by steve

IrelandPaul McAuliffe (Dublin North West, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will consider an amendment to the Technological Universities Act 2018 for section 12(j) to be amended to increase the number of education and training board nominees onto each technological university’s governing body from one to three nominees …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 16 June]

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Scientific Research – CERN

Posted in Research on June 18th, 2021 by steve

IrelandRose Conway-Walsh (Mayo, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost to the Exchequer of Ireland becoming a full member of CERN; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 16 June]

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