Archive for Brian Cowen

€38m investment in Dundalk IT strengthens northeast – Taoiseach

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

“An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen TD, said today (Fri) that the completion of a €38m capital investment at the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) campus represents a vote of confidence in the Institute’s future and will help further strengthen its capacity to drive economic regeneration in the northeast …” (more)

[Dundalk Institute of Technology, 11 February]

Cowen reaffirms State’s commitment to investment in scientific research

Posted in research with tags , , on 22 October 2010 by Steve

“The government remains fully committed to ongoing State investment in scientific research, Taoiseach Brian Cowen has said …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 22 October]

Cowen has not ruled out revisiting Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 5 October 2010 by Steve

“Taoiseach Brian Cowen has not ruled out revisiting the Croke Park agreement, but he indicated that he will wait and see if the deal yields the kind of public sector savings he needs before revisiting it …” (more)

[Ann Cahill, Irish Examiner, 5 October]

Protests as Taoiseach opens new University of Limerick centre

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 27 September 2010 by Steve

“A large garda presence was maintained at the University of Limerick during the opening of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance …” (more)

[Anne Sheridan, Limerick Leader, 27 September]

Brian Cowen At The University of Limerick

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 27 September 2010 by Steve

“Taoiseach Brian Cowen arrived at The University of Limerick Friday the 24th of September to officially open the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. I popped over from teaching photography tutorials with this years Interactive Media Masters students to take some shots …” (more, slideshow)

[Lette Moloney Photography, 26 September]

Cowen launches €486m DIT project

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 22 September 2010 by Steve

“A €486 million project which will give Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) a new campus – while helping to regenerate a large swathe of north Dublin – was formally launched by Taoiseach Brian Cowen yesterday …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 22 September]

Cowen hails €360m third-level research spend

Posted in research with tags , on 17 July 2010 by Steve

“Ireland’s research reputation and job-creation potential is to get a major boost through a €359 million investment that will create almost 2,400 jobs, according to Taoiseach Brian Cowen …” (more)

[Niall Murray and Scott Millar, Irish Examiner, 17 July]

Govt pumps €359m into PRTLI 5 – largest investment in research

Posted in research with tags , , on 17 July 2010 by Steve

“Today, the Government announced the largest investment in research in the State’s history with €359m going into PRTLI Cycle 5. The move will make Ireland Europe’s innovation hub, said Enterprise Minister Batt O’Keeffe …” (more)

[John Kennedy, Silicon Republic, 16 July]

Selling our ‘smart economy’ on the Silicon Valley circuit

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 15 March 2010 by Steve

“Taoiseach Brian Cowen met the president of one of the world’s most renowned university’s yesterday as he began the second leg of his US visit. Mr Cowen met Dr John Hennessy, president of Stanford University, as he travelled to Silicon Valley in California. He also opened a new Irish Innovation Centre in Silicon Valley which will act as a launching pad for Irish technology …” (more)

[Lise Hand, Independent, 15 March]