Bats Could Delay Construction of President Deeks’ New Office

Posted in Governance and administration on January 28th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“UCD President Andrew Deeks may have to wait a little longer for a new office because of bats. The Tribune reported in Issue 4 that UCD was spending hundreds of thousands of euro to plan the renovation of Ardmore House as part of an overall HR project. The move will see Deeks’ office transfer out of the Tierney Building …” (more)

[College Tribune, 27 January]

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Objection to new Limerick Institute of Technology campus

Posted in Governance and administration on February 17th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“LIT’s €3.5m plan to open another out-of-town campus by September has been placed in doubt after An Taisce lodged an objection to the proposal. The heritage group’s Limerick branch is concerned at the negative impact on the city centre of sending hundreds of students to Coonagh Cross, on the periphery of the city …” (more)

[Nick Rabbitts, Limerick Leader, 17 February]

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Concerns About ‘Visual Impact’ of Trinity’s Oisín House Campus Accommodation Project

Posted in Governance and administration on January 12th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“An Taisce, the national trust for Ireland, and Dublin City Council have both expressed concerns over Trinity’s planned €52 million Oisin House accommodation project …” (more)

[Dominic McGrath, University Times, 12 January]

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An Taisce urges UL to eliminate free parking

Posted in Governance and administration on November 21st, 2012 by steve

“An Taisce wants an end to free parking at the University of Limerick, describing the campus as ‘unsustainably car dependent’ …” (more)

[Mike Dwane, Limerick Leader, 21 November]

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Green Flag award for UCC a world first

Posted in Governance and administration on February 20th, 2010 by steve

“University College Cork (UCC) yesterday became the first third-level educational institution in the world to be accredited with an international Green Flag award. An Taisce, on behalf of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), granted the international accreditation after a rigorous assessment by an expert panel …” (more)

[Olivia Kelleher, Irish Times, 20 February]

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