Universities (Development and Innovation) (Amendment) Bill 2015: Second Stage

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on January 30th, 2015 by steve

IrelandSean Barrett (Independent):: I move: ‘That the Bill be now read a Second Time.’ I welcome the Minister. I thank the Bills Office, the Leader’s office, the Cathaoirleach’s office and my research assistants, Dr Charles Larkin and Ms Ursula Ní Choill, for their help in preparing the Bill. We are dealing with the role of the university and the contribution it will make in the future to the development of Ireland …” (more)

[Seanad debates, 28 January]

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Higher Education Institutions: LIT Ennis Learning Centre

Posted in Governance and administration on December 17th, 2014 by steve

IrelandMartin Conway (Fine Gael): I would like to go back 20 years to the early to mid-1990s when a competition was run and sponsored by Eircom to establish an urban town as an information capital of Europe. Ennis in County Clare beat off stiff competition from about six or seven other towns to win that competition and it became an IT capital, certainly of Ireland …” (more)

[Seanad debates, 16 December]

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Conway welcomes increase in Erasmus students

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on July 10th, 2013 by steve

“Fine Gael Clare Senator, Martin Conway has today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement new statistics from the European Commission which show a 10% increase in Irish students participating in Erasmus programmes over the last academic year …” (more)

[Sarah Meade, Fine Gael, 9 July]

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