Archive for Des Fitzgerald


Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 19 March 2011 by Steve

“It would seem the campaign against the new Employment Control Framework (ECF) is gaining some traction …” (more)

[Des Fitzgerald, 18 March]


Ireland’s highest paid academic

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 28 April 2009 by Steve

Ireland“He’s the man with the biggest pay packet in Irish education – earning €409,000 a year in his role as Vice President of Research at UCD. But some have are questioning Prof Des Fitzgerald’s remuneration package. So what are tax payers getting in return? If salary witch-hunts have become the stock-in-trade of Irish journalism, Freedom of Information requests are the burning torches. The latest to fall foul of FOI are the universities. A request in March smoked out the highest salaries in Irish academia, topped by the €409,000 pay packet of UCD’s Vice President of Reasearch, Prof Des Fitzgerald …” (more)

[Irish Times, 28 April]