Remembering Seán Flynn

Posted in Life on February 4th, 2014 by steve

“Seán Flynn covered the ebb and flow of the education landscape in Ireland from his appointment as education editor in 1999 until his untimely death last week. Colleagues and friends recall the journalist, his contribution to education, and the man …” (more)

[Conor Brady, Irish Times, 4 February]


Remembering Seán Flynn

Posted in Life on February 1st, 2014 by steve

“Sir, – On behalf of the members of Institutes of Technology Ireland I wish to express our deep sadness at the death of Seán Flynn …” (more)

[Gerry Murray, Irish Times, 1 February]

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Sean Flynn RIP

Posted in Life on January 30th, 2014 by steve

“The Education Editor of the Irish Times, Sean Flynn, has sadly died after a long and serious illness that he faced with great courage and good humour …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 30 January]

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Tributes to Seán Flynn, a journalist of the ‘highest integrity’

Posted in Life on January 30th, 2014 by steve

“The death of Seán Flynn was greeted with sadness yesterday by a large circle of admirers in the worlds of politics, journalism, education and trade unionism …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 30 January]


‘Irish Times’ journalist Seán Flynn dies, aged 56

Posted in Life on January 29th, 2014 by steve

“The untimely death has occurred of Seán Flynn, the long-serving Education Editor of The Irish Times. He died at home earlier today after a long illness …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 29 January]


The technological university and its vested interests

Posted in Governance and administration on November 26th, 2011 by steve

“In today’s Irish Times (‘Senior figures in education echo Hunt’s view that there is no case for more universities – technological or otherwise’), unnamed ‘senior figures’ in higher education get the usual free and open airing …” (more)

[The Norman Wyse Commentary, 26 November]

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