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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.

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Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor to meet Irish Diaspora, State Officials and Education Partners in Colorado and Kansas during St. Patrick’s Day visit

Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. Minister of State for Higher Education has today embarked on a five-day trip to the United States of America as part of the Government’s programme of St Patrick’s Day visits. During the trip the Minister will visit Colorado and Kansas City.

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor gives key note address at NWCI conference #ItStopsNow.

The Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills, with special responsibility for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., gave the keynote address, ahead of International Women’ Day today (7th March 2019) at the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) conference in Liberty Hall.

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Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D, supports university designation for the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI)

The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D, has today welcomed the approval by Government in seeking to advance university designation for the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI).

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor welcomes the announcement of two new primary schools for South Dublin

The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., today welcomed the announcement of the patronage of two new primary schools in South Dublin to be established in 2019.

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Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor host second in series of Regional Stakeholder Forums

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and the Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (Wednesday February 20th) hosted the second in a series of five regional forums with stakeholder in the education and skills sector.

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor welcomes the publication of the HEA “Graduate Outcome Survey: Class of 2017” report

Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, Minister of State for Education, Joseph Ryan, THEA. Iain White – Fennell Photography.

The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today welcomed the publication of ‘Graduate Outcomes Survey: Class of 2017’ report, published by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

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Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor welcome earlier date for Round One CAO offers

Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. have today (15 February, 2019) welcomed confirmation that Round One offers from the Central Applications Office (CAO) will be issued this year on the earlier date of Thursday, 15 August 2019.

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor to address Future Skills Needs and Gender Equality in Higher Education at the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. Minister of State for Higher Education will attend the seventh edition of the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (10th and 11th February), to participate in the Advanced Skills Global Policy Platform.

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Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor allocate €23 million in funding under the new Higher Education Innovation and Transformation Fund

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today announced that 22 projects across 23 educational institutions have been awarded a total of €23 million under the new Innovation and Transformation Fund.

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