Third Level Staff Remuneration – Tyndall Institute

Posted in Governance and administration on May 1st, 2015 by steve

IrelandDeputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will authorise the implementation of the agreed rates for jobs in an institute (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 30 April]

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Higher Education Institutions Staff – Proportion of Non-Academics

Posted in Governance and administration on May 9th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Education and Skills in regard to each separately of the seven universities and 14 institutes of technology, the percentage of staff that are academics and or lecturers and the percentage that are administrators; the contracted working week for administrators in each institution; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 8 May]

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Labour fury over Commie comment by Fine Gael deputy Tom Barry

Posted in Governance and administration on March 7th, 2013 by steve

“Labour has hit back at a Cork Fine Gael TD’s assertion that Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn is running his department like a ‘Communist state’ …” (more)

[Padraig Hoare, Evening Echo, 6 March]

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Postgraduate Grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 3rd, 2012 by steve

Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Education and Skills the financial assistance available to low-income students wishing to pursue postgraduate studies; if students who received maintenance grants or other assistance at undergraduate level will be similarly assisted as postgraduate students; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 1 February]

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UCC Conferring charge beggars belief

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on April 7th, 2010 by steve

“The decision by UCC to introduce a charge of €65 to students who wish to attend their conferring ceremony beggars belief. I am calling on UCC to scrap the introduction of this ridiculous charge …” (more)

[Ciarán Lynch TD, Labour Party, 7 April]

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UCC political debate supports alternative to current Government

Posted in Life on January 12th, 2010 by steve

“Between 150 and 200 people in UCC last night watched four local Oireachtas members debate the main topics facing the country. The debate was to decide if a viable alternative Government existed. The debate was addressed by Fine Gael’s Deirdre Clune TD & Labour’s Ciarán Lynch TD …” (more)

[Deirdre Clune TD, 12 January]

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