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-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

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.

-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

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.

-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

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.

-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

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.

-  Fine Gael Press Office

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.

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