Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. Minister of State for Higher Education has concluded a hugely successful St. Patrick’s Day trip to the Middle East. She visited Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor is currently in the Middle East and has met with Her Excellency Dr. Rawya Saud Al Busaidi in the Department of Higher Education in Oman.
Ireland has over 500 Omani students.
The Technological Universities Bill has now completed all stages, in both houses of the Oireachtas and will soon be signed into law.
Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. Minister of State for Higher Education arrives in New Delhi, India today (Friday 23rd February 2018) to lead the ‘Education in Ireland’ trade mission to India.
– €2.2 billion will transform sector infrastructure
– Technological Universities will be the key to regional development
“Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor has voiced her support for the Clonkeen College board of management in its dispute with the school patron over the sale of sports playing fields.
Speaking to a packed parents association public meeting on Monday night, Ms Mitchell O’Connor said she would work “tirelessly” to ensure the board of management and school community got a fair hearing at Government level and to protect the interests of current and future pupils at the south Dublin boy’s school. read more…
I am a neighbour to Clonkeen College. My home is a few hundred metres away. My neighbours’ children are pupils in the school and many former pupils of mine have been educated there.
Clonkeen College is an outstanding school with an excellent reputation. Offering a comprehensive and holistic education to all its students, including a wide range of sports, including football.
The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. has secured the passage of the Technological Universities Bill through the Dáil last night.
The Technological Universities Bill has now completed all stages in the Dáil and moves a step closer to enactment.