Minister Mitchell O’Connor gives closing address at conference on Mental Health in Higher Education
Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor today (25th April 2019) gave the closing address at a conference on Mental Health in Higher Education – Personal Wellbeing for Professional Development. Chaired by Dr. Patricia Frazer and hosted in the Dublin Business School, the conference was organised by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning.
Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor announce the opening of the Student Grant Scheme for 2019
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (25 April, 2019) announced the opening of the Student Grant Scheme for applications for the 2019/20 academic year and highlighted a number of improvements that will benefit some of the most disadvantaged students.
Mandatory registration of all bikes sold needed – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for mandatory registration of all bikes sold to be introduced in order to counter increases in bike theft.
Verona Murphy to run for Fine Gael in Wexford
Fine Gael has announced that Verona Murphy, a well-known businesswoman and transport advocate, is joining the party’s General Election ticket in Wexford.
Government absolutely committed to Fair Deal - Daly
The Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, has reiterated the governments full ongoing support for the Nursing Homes Support Scheme (NHSS), commonly referred to as Fair Deal and to planned reforms of the scheme which will benefit farmers and small business people.
Cabinet approval paves way for Islands Voting Bill to proceed
Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip and Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands has today (Tuesday) confirmed Government approval for legislation which will ensure island communities vote in elections and referendums on the same day as the rest of the country.
Delaney’s slow departure opens door for FAI reform – Rock
THE slow departure of John Delaney from the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) marks the end of one chapter and the possibility for a more transparent, clearer future, Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has said.
Fine Gael launches Yes campaign for directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford
Fine Gael has launched its campaign for a Yes Vote in the plebiscites for directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford.
Cannon appointed UNICEF global champion for education
A Galway East TD has been appointed as a UNICEF global champion for education as part of a new initiative to ensure that every young person aged between 10 and 24 will be in school, training or age-appropriate decent employment by 2030.
Suspending funding to FAI is right move - Rock
THE decision by Sport Ireland to suspend public funding to the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has been described as appropriate and correct by Fine Gael TD Noel Rock.