Former GMIT President claims he was lobbied by Fine Gael Ministers

Posted in Governance and administration on September 28th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Former president of GMIT – Dr Fergal Barry – has claimed he was lobbied by former Fine Gael Ministers Mary Mitchell O’ Connor and Michael Ring over a job at the college. According to the Sunday Times, he’s written to the Department of Further and Higher Education outlining the alleged canvassing by both Ministers on behalf of a candidate …” (more)

[Galway Bay FM, 27 September]

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€2 million investment represents statement of intent for GMIT Castlebar campus – Ring

Posted in Governance and administration on September 15th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has said that the €2 million Government investment announced on Friday September 14 to upgrade the roof in GMIT represents a major statement of intent by the Government in the Castlebar campus …” (more)

[Mayo Advertiser, 14 September]

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Book of Kells to get €2.7m grant boost

Posted in Governance and administration on July 29th, 2011 by steve

“Ireland’s most famous manuscript and one of the State’s top-five visitor attractions will receive €2.7 million in grant aid to develop and update its tourism potential. The Book of Kells at Trinity College is one of four projects to benefit from the funding of almost €6 million, announced yesterday by Minister for Tourism Leo Varadkar and Minister of State Michael Ring …” (more)

[Marie O’Halloran, Irish Times, 29 July]

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