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-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

MINISTERS MADIGAN & MITCHELL O’CONNOR ANNOUNCE CO-FUNDING OF RE-DEVELOPMENT OF ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC ON WESTLAND ROW

The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., together with the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., today (25th October 2018) announced joint funding of €9 million for the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) to assist in the re-development of its historic Westland Row premises.

-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

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.

-  Regina Doherty TD

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).

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