Third Level Admissions – Leaving Certificate class of 2020

Posted in Governance and administration on May 29th, 2021 by steve

IrelandAengus Ó Snodaigh (Dublin South Central, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the accommodation that has been made to ensure that students of the class of 2020 that never got to finish their courses, that received calculated grades in 2020, sat the leaving certificate in 2020 and are being expected to await the first round of CAO offers in September in 2021 to know their fate in relation to their preferred choice of university course thus forcing them to compete for limited places in specialist courses such as radiography or biomedical science with the leaving certificate class of 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 27 May]

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DFHERIS – Seirbhísí trí Ghaeilge

Posted in Governance and administration on December 18th, 2020 by steve

IrelandAengus Ó Snodaigh (Dublin South Central, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills cad iad na pleananna atá ag a Roinn chun seirbhísí faoina riar a chur ar fáil trí Ghaeilge, chun cur le líon na seirbhísí atá ar fáil trí Ghaeilge faoina riar, agus chun an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn, le linn 2021 …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 16 December]

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Ó Snodaigh welcomes the publication by USI of its ‘Vision for post-bailout Ireland’

Posted in Governance and administration on January 8th, 2014 by steve

“Sinn Féin party whip, Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD, welcomed the publication today by USI of their ‘Vision for post-bailout Ireland’ document, particularly their conclusion that JobBridge is beyond repair and should be phased out …” (more)

[Sinn Féin, 8 January]

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International Students

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 9th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide an update on the progress that has been made in achieving the goal set out in the Programme for Government to double the number of international students studying here particularly attracting students from India, China and the Middle East; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 9 October]

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Public Sector Pay

Posted in Governance and administration on February 29th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Implementation Body will review high pay in the public sector during its annual review consultations this year. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Implementation Body give priority to public servants with €35,000 or less in its annual review …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 28 February]

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Free education a ‘myth’ – SF

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

“Free education is a myth in Ireland, Sinn Féin claimed today. The party said it will focus on making schools and college more affordable for the least well off if given a mandate in the general election. Aengus Ó Snodaigh, outgoing Dublin South Central TD, said Sinn Féin would oppose third level fees …” (more)

[Irish Times, 13 February]

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