Archive for Gary Redmond

Is the USI (Union of Students in Ireland) now completely beyond redemption?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 14 March 2011 by Steve

“News broke today that Gary ‘Vote Fianna Fail for Jobs’ Redmond was re-elected president of the USI with 92% of the vote. Those votes came not from students by the way, but from full time sabbatical officers …” (discussion thread)

[Politics.ie, 14 March]

No real change in the Crumlin offices of USI

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 14 March 2011 by Steve

“Some interesting news today, that the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have re-elected Gary Redmond for a second term as President. Redmond of course was the USI President who moved quickly on November third last to condemn students engaging in ‘anti-social behaviour’ …” (more)

[Come here to me!, 14 March]

Redmond re-elected as USI head

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 14 March 2011 by Steve

“Gary Redmond, the incumbent president of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), has been re-elected for a second term. Mr Redmond, from Arklow in Co Wicklow, served as student union president in University College Dublin before being elected as USI president in April 2010 …” (more)

[Cían Nihill, Irish Times, 14 March]

Redmond to run for second term as USI president

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 15 February 2011 by Steve

“Union of Students of Ireland (USI) president, Gary Redmond, has announced his intention to campaign for re-election for next term. Redmond claims that he has unfinished business as USI President …” (more)

[Ethan Kiernan, University Observer, 15 February]

Facebook group calls for USI President resignation

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 18 November 2010 by Steve

“A Facebook group has been set up calling for the resignation of USI President Gary Redmond. 230 Facebook users have joined a newly formed ‘Gary Redmond Must Resign’ group …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 17 November]

Students call for Redmond to resign

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 16 November 2010 by Steve

“A Facebook campaign initiated in the wake of the recent student protest against fees is calling on USI President Gary Redmond to resign. The group had attracted 199 members at the time of going to print …” (more)

[Amy Bracken, University Observer, 16 November]

[It’s here, if you’re interested.]

Images of Gary Redmond at FEE protest emerge

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 7 November 2010 by Steve

“… Gary Redmond himself has taken part in sit-down protests, including the one shown here, called by, and organised by Free Education for Everyone. The images in this post are from a FEE blockade in UCD (supported by UCDSU) at the arrival of Brian Lenihan in 2008 …” (more)

[Indymedia Ireland, 7 November]

The making of a student leader

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

“Gary Redmond made his mark bringing bands like East 17 to UCD. He has a strong ‘likeability factor’ and he knows how to mobilise students. But can the former Ents man hold the line on college fees and registration charges? …” (more)

[Louise Holden, Irish Times, 5 October]