Technological Universities – Thurles and Clonmel

Posted in Governance and administration on April 30th, 2021 by steve

IrelandMartin Browne (Tipperary, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress made towards giving Thurles and Clonmel university towns status; the approximate date by which such status will be formally announced; the requirements such status will make of his Department in terms of further investment in the Thurles and Clonmel campuses; his views on the benefits this status will give to County Tipperary as an educational hub; his further views on the benefits this status will have for educational access locally; his vision for the future of the LIT campuses in Clonmel and Thurles; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 28 April]

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SUSI grant eligibility criteria must be clarified in light of Covid-19 – Martin Browne TD

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on April 24th, 2020 by steve

“Sinn Féin TD for Tipperary Martin Browne has said that the Minister for Education needs to clarify the eligibility criteria for SUSI grant applications for those whose incomes have been affected as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. He said …” (more)

[Sinn Féin, 24 April]

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