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-  Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD

Minister Mitchell O’Connor congratulates first graduates of the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship at Capstone Project Awards Ceremony

The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today congratulated the first graduating cohort of apprentices from the BA (Hons) in Insurance Practice who traveled to the Department of Education to receive awards for their capstone projects submitted as part of their final year work. The 33 graduates at the ceremony graduated from IT Sligo on Friday 1 November.

-  Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar joins Ministers to launch €300 million Human Capital Initiative and Future Jobs Ireland Skills and Talent Pillar

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar T.D. today (Thursday 7th November) joined Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D., Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development John Halligan TD. to launch the €300 million Human Capital Initiative and the Skills and Talent pillar of Future Jobs Ireland.

-  Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD

Announcement of €90m Technological University transformative fund at launch of Technological University Research Network report

Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister of State with responsibility for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (6 November 2019) welcomed the report of the TU Research Network (TURN): Connectedness & Collaboration enabled by Connectivity, which was presented to the Department by the TURN high level working group.

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