Minister Mitchell O'Connor Launches two Innovative Initiatives in STEM Education in Ireland
Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today launched two important initiatives for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) education in Ireland. The first is DCU’s ‘A World of Opportunities’; a landmark STEM careers guide for parents, teachers and students. In partnership the Minister launched the fifth annual I Wish showcases, which takes place across four days in Dublin and Cork next February. To mark with the occasion, I Wish has released its annual survey of more than 2,200 Transition Year students, which shows secondary school girls and their teachers still don’t know enough about STEM subjects and the careers that can follow.
Statement by Senator Joe O’Reilly on the death of Seymour Crawford
Cavan Fine Gael Senator Joe O’Reilly has expressed his condolences following the death of former TD Seymour Crawford.
Richmond welcomes Micheál Martin’s backing of the Government’s Brexit strategy
Responding to the Wolfe Tone speech by Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has stated that Martin’s late acceptance of the Government’s long-held Brexit strategy is to be welcomed.
Statement from the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys on the death of former TD Seymour Crawford
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, has today expressed her sadness at the death of former Fine Gael TD for Cavan-Monaghan, Seymour Crawford.
Statement by An Taoiseach on the death of Seymour Crawford
An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has expressed his condolences following the death of former Fine Gael TD Seymour Crawford.
Vote Michael D. Higgins number one this Friday - Doherty
Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, has urged everyone to vote for Michael D. Higgins in the upcoming presidential election this Friday (October 26th).
Fine Gael statement ahead of talks on review and renewal of Confidence and Supply Agreement
The Fine Gael team leading the forthcoming talks on a review and renewal of the Confidence and Supply Agreement are: Ministers Simon Coveney (Chairman), Paschal Donohoe, Regina Doherty and Deputy Martin Heydon.
Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor welcomes Oireachtas approval of the draft order to establish Ireland’s first Technological University
Technological universities will have an emphasis on the social and economic development of their regions through an emphasis on programmes at levels 6 to 8 (as well as post-graduate levels 9 and 10) on the National Qualifications Framework and the development and use of new knowledge through industry-focused research. Technological universities will also enhance the pivotal national role traditionally played by the Institutes of Technology in facilitating access and progression by a wide range of students.
We must vote yes to remove the crime of blasphemy from our Constitution – Flanagan
Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan has called on the people to vote yes to remove the crime of blasphemy from our Constitution next week.
Statement from Fine Gael Press Office
An Taoiseach and Leader of Fine Gael, Leo Varadkar and the Leader of Fianna Fáil, Micheál Martin met and discussed the Confidence and Supply arrangement this evening.