Archive for Michael Lowry

Tipperary Students Petition Local TD on Education Cuts

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 13 November 2010 by Steve

“Tipperary Institute students’ union will present local Independent TD Michael Lowry with a petition of over 500 signatures of students, who are opposing cuts to Higher Education in the Budget 2011 …” (more)

[Irish Press Releases, 12 November]

Lowry ‘saved’ Tipperary Institute

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

“Michael Lowry, the independent TD who supports the government, claims to have saved the Tipperary Institute (TI) from closure. An Bord Snip had recommended that it be ‘disposed of for the benefit of the exchequer’. The TI, which is based in Thurles in Lowry’s Tipperary North constituency, is now likely to be merged with the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT), with no loss of staff or any cut to its budget of about €10m a year …” (more)

[Sarah McInerney, Times, 24 January]