Archive for Bill Clinton

‘There is nothing wrong with us that we can’t fix’

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 1 October 2010 by Steve

“It was a risky punt for the owner of Business & Finance magazine. Ian Hyland had to make a ‘contribution’ to the Clinton Foundation and agree to stage the bash. Then the economics required a sell-out crowd – 575 in this case – to stump up well over €2,500 apiece, then only get confirmation of Bill Clinton’s attendance a tight six weeks before the show …” (more)

[Kathy Sheridan, Irish Times, 1 October]

UCD awards Ulysses Medal to Bill Clinton

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 1 October 2010 by Steve

“… The medal, UCD’s highest accolade, is awarded to those who have made ‘an outstanding global contribution’. Among Clinton’s outstanding global contributions are the bombing of civilian facilities in Sudan, the imposition of ‘sanctions of destruction’ in Iraq, supplying Turkey with arms in their war against the Kurds, and providing aid to a Columbian government …” (more)

[Edufactory Ireland, 1 October]

Protest the Presence of Former US President Bill Clinton on UCD Campus

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 30 September 2010 by Steve

“We’ve just learned that Bill Clinton is due to speak at an invitation-only function in the UCD Clinton Institute this Thursday evening. This is a man who is responsible for the deaths of many in his furthering of a US imperialist agenda while in office. His presidency saw attacks on Afghanistan and Sudan …” (more)

[Edufactory Ireland, 30 September]

Clinton to address UCD students tonight

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 30 September 2010 by Steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton is to give a special address to students at University College Dublin tonight. Mr Clinton, on a two day trip to Ireland, will also visit the Clinton Institute for American Studies, opened in 2003, and take part in a dedication ceremony …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 30 September]

Wrong Clinton

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 30 September 2010 by Steve

“RT @the_irish_times: Clinton to address UCD students http://bit.ly/bZTcy5 //I’d have been jealous if this was Hillary. But it’s Bill. Meh.” (tweet)

[Sinead McE, Twitter, 30 September]

Clinton to address UCD students

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 30 September 2010 by Steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton is to give a special address to students at University College Dublin tonight. Mr Clinton, on a two-day trip to Ireland, will also visit the Clinton Institute for American Studies, opened in 2003, and take part in a dedication ceremony …” (more)

[Irish Times, 30 September]

Clinton to give university address

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 30 September 2010 by Steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton is to give a special address to students at University College Dublin …” (more)

[Independent, 30 September]

Bill Clinton to deliver address at UCD institute

Posted in Life with tags , on 20 September 2010 by Steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton will visit Dublin later this month to speak at University College Dublin. Mr Clinton, who served two terms in the White House from 1992 to 2000, will give an invitation-only address at the UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies on the evening of September 30th …” (more)

[Deaglán de Bréadún, Irish Times, 20 September]