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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