Archive for Brendan Byrne

Coughlan appointee to waive fee

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 February 2011 by Steve

“A political appointee by Tánaiste Mary Coughlan to a state board has said he will not accept the €8,250 annual fee and suggests others should follow suit. Brendan Byrne, a Fianna Fáil member of Donegal County Council, said he will not be accepting the payment due to him as a member to the Higher Education Authority (HEA) …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 12 February]

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Coughlan blasted over appointment

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 11 February 2011 by Steve

“Tanaiste Mary Coughlan was last night accused of political opportunism over a controversial appointment made to the Higher Education Authority (HEA) …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 11 February]