Archive for Green Party

Politics student hoping to make her mark

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 20 February 2011 by Steve

“Multi-tasker Darcy Lonergan is pursuing a novel strategy for completing the field research component of her two college theses. The 21-year-old politics student is contesting the general election for the Green Party in Cavan-Monaghan …” (more)

[Aine Kerr, Independent, 19 February]

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Investing in education key to recovery – Gogarty

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

“The Green Party has said investing in education is key to our economic recovery. Green Party Education spokesperson Paul Gogarty said: ‘We have always prioritised education, and during our time in government we worked to ensure that funding for education was protected to the greatest extent possible …'” (more)

[Green Party, 19 February]

Programme 83, Education Spokespersons

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“In this programme Barry spoke to education spokespersons from three of the main political parties: Fergus O’Dowd of Fine Gael, Paul Gogarty of the Green Party and Ruairí Quinn of the Labour Party. They were all attending the special delegate conference organised by the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation. Spokespersons from Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin were invited to be on the programme but to no avail.” (podcast)

[Inside Education on 103.2 Dublin City FM, 17 February]

Insult added to injury – Gormley happy that education escapes cuts

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 24 November 2010 by Steve

“Gormley has made a statement about education: he’s delighted that no cuts were made to education …” (discussion thread)

[Politics.ie, 24 November]

Greens happy education escapes cuts

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 24 November 2010 by Steve

“Environment Minister John Gormley has joined the Taoiseach and Finance Minister Brian Lenihan to unveil Ireland’s swingeing spending cuts, despite leading calls for a general election date to be set in January …” (more)

[Independent, 24 November]

A Green electoral agenda?

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 22 November 2010 by Steve

“… As the Greens have made their opposition to higher education tuition fees such a key issue since the revised programme for government last year we can probably expect to see this feature as a priority in their election strategy …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 22 November]

Green who often sees red

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

Profile: Paul Gogarty, Green Party spokesman on Education: Likened to a demanding teenager, Gogarty is an outspoken TD for Dublin Midwest who has been criticised for having more influence than is his due, but supporters find him refreshingly honest for a politician …” (more)

[Louise Holden, Irish Times, 16 November]