‘Northside needs a college campus,’ says Cork TD

Posted in Governance and administration on December 29th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Sinn Féin TD for Cork North Central Thomas Gould has today written to UCC and CIT seeking a meeting to discuss the possibility of the expansion of their campuses into the northside of the city. Deputy Gould said he has previously engaged with CIT on this issue and got a ‘very positive response’ …” (more)

[EchoLive, 28 December]

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Third Level Institutions – Cork North Side

Posted in Governance and administration on October 22nd, 2020 by steve

IrelandThomas Gould (Cork North Central, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to build or expand a higher education institute on the north side of Cork city …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 20 October]

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Ministers and Secretaries and Ministerial, Parliamentary, Judicial and Court Offices (Amendment) Bill 2020: Second Stage

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on July 25th, 2020 by steve

IrelandSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael): I move: ‘That the Bill be now read a Second Time’. It is a great pleasure to present to the House the Ministers and Secretaries and Ministerial, Parliamentary, Judicial and Court Offices (Amendment) Bill 2020, which passed all Stages in the Seanad yesterday. This Bill establishes, for the first time in the history of the State, a Department focused on further and higher education, research, innovation and science. We will now have a Department whose chief remit will be the further and higher education needs of our economy and our people …” (debate, resumed debate)

[Dáil debates, 24 July]

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Munster Tech University ‘a perfect opportunity for Cork’s forgotten northside’

Posted in Governance and administration on May 27th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“The merger between CIT and IT Tralee to form Munster Technological University is a ‘perfect opportunity to rejuvenate Cork’s long-forgotten northside when it comes to development and economic stimulus’, a TD for the area has said …” (more)

[Pádraig Hoare and Ann Lucey, Irish Examiner, 27 May]

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