Archive for 26 October 2009

DBS law students fear loss of King’s Inns recognition

Posted in Legal issues with tags , , on 26 October 2009 by Steve

Ireland“More than 30 students who were studying law at a Dublin private college have left and enrolled in rival institutions because of fears that the King’s Inns will refuse to recognise their degrees. Law graduates who wish to become barristers must have an approved law degree to sit the King’s Inns entrance examinations. The Inns is refusing to clarify whether the course at Dublin Business School (DBS) is approved …” (more)

[Kieron Wood, Sunday Business Post, 25 October]

Government looking to pay cuts, pensions and reform for savings

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 26 October 2009 by Steve

Ireland“The government yesterday indicated it hoped to achieve the €1.3 billion in savings it is seeking in the public-sector pay bill through a combination of reform, pay cuts and pension changes. Speaking on behalf of the Government, Minister of State for Science Conor Lenihan outlined where the Government would seek to achieve the cost reductions …” (more)

[Mary Minihan, Martin Wall and Conor Lally, Irish Times, 25 October]