Ireland could attract up to 16,000 more Erasmus students – Seán Kelly

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on January 21st, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Fine Gael MEP Seán Kelly says Ireland could attract up to 16,000 more Erasmus students following the UK’s decision to leave the programme. He’s calling on Irish third level institutions to seize the opportunity of now being the biggest English-speaking destination in the EU …” (more)

[James Cox, BreakingNews.ie, 20 January]

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Brexit can give Irish colleges a boost says MEP Sean Kelly

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on January 18th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Irish colleges can get an unexpected boost this year, thanks to Brexit. Ireland South MEP Sean Kelly says over 100,000 EU students came to Britain last year to study under the Erasmus programme …” (more)

[Radio Kerry, 18 January]

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Ireland ‘risks lagging behind’ by not having CERN membership

Posted in Research on January 20th, 2014 by steve

“An Irish MEP is hoping to meet with Government about Ireland becoming a member of CERN. Sean Kelly MEP said that the move could make Ireland a global hub for young scientists and leading innovators …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 20 January]

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Ireland to target €1bn from EU research fund

Posted in Research on February 1st, 2012 by steve

“Ireland will target winning at least €1bn for scientific research from the EU’s fund, and a conference to launch the bid will be held in Brussels next year …” (more)

[Ann Cahill, Irish Examiner, 1 February]

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University of Limerick president’s house ‘a waste of money’ claims MEP

Posted in Governance and administration on February 1st, 2010 by steve

“Building a €1.1m residence for a college president in the current climate is like giving a €900,000 bonus to former FAS director Rody Molloy, Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly has said …” (more)

[Mike Dwane and Anne Sheridan, Limerick Leader, 1 February]

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