Absence of university ‘not affecting jobs’ in Kilkenny

Posted in Governance and administration on October 21st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The chief executive of the Industrial Development Agency says Kilkenny has two Institute of Technologies which is delivering a ‘flow of skills’ after a local TD expressed concern the county was disadvantaged in terms of job creation by its lack of a third level institution …” (more)

[Darren Hassett, Kilkenny People, 20 October]

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Ireland cannot afford to join CERN says science body Forfás

Posted in Research on July 13th, 2012 by steve

“Ireland is not a member of CERN because the country cannot afford to be, according to the head of the Government’s science advisory body, Forfás. Martin Shanahan was responding to comments by Dr Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General of CERN, who said Ireland should be a member of the research centre …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 13 July]

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