Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD Leads Generation Apprenticeship – What’s Next Employer Consultation Event
Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (1 May 2019) opened an apprenticeship employer consultation event to hear ideas on current and future apprenticeship provision. The event, entitled Generation Apprenticeship – What’s Next?, was organised by the Apprenticeship Council and held in Dublin’s Gibson Hotel.
Naughton to attend Open Government Partnership Summit on internet safety
The Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee has been invited to attend the Open Government Partnership Summit in Canada later this month.
Taoiseach & Fine Gael to canvass and rally for Directly Elected Mayors’ Yes vote
AN Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will lead canvasses and townhall events across three cities this week as part of Fine Gael’s campaign for a Yes vote in Directly Elected Mayor plebiscites next month.
Time for a national committee on FGM – Corcoran Kennedy
It is time for the establishment of a national committee on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a Fine Gael TD has said.
Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D, launches GMIT’s Strategic Plan 2019 - 2023
The Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O'Connor T.D. formally launched the new GMIT Strategic Plan 2019 - 2023 at a reception in the Galway campus today (26 April) attended by Dr Michael Hannon, deputising President of GMIT, Cormac MacDonncha, Chair of the Governing Body, members of the Governing Body, students, staff, colleagues from the Connacht-Ulster Alliance and invited guests.
Adopting WHO guidelines on early lifestyle habits will benefit us all – Noone
Senator Catherine Noone has called for the full adoption of guidelines from a new WHO report on screen time and physical activity.
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.