Archive for Paul Gogarty

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]

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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]

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]

Paul Gogarty TD issues statement on education

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 12 November 2010 by Steve

“It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Last year after delivering what was then considered to be the mother of all budgets, Finance Minister Brian Lenihan told the nation that the worst was over. We had turned a corner …” (more)

[Green Party, 11 November]

Paul Gogarty TD labels Dept of Finance protesters as ‘muppets’, supports Gardai

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

“On Twitter, Green Party TD Paul Gogarty has branded those involved in the protest outside the Department of Finance as ‘muppets’, while supporting the actions of the Gardai …” (more)

[Edufactory Ireland, 6 November]

Education Cuts – Did Gogarty threaten that Greens will walk?

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 2 November 2010 by Steve

“I wasn’t paying attention to TV3 News at 5.30 today when Gogarty was being interviewed by, I think, Ursula. I thought I heard GoGo say ‘Ursula, read my lips, if the education cuts …….., we will walk’ …” (discussion thread)

[Politics.ie, 1 November]

Gogarty criticises ‘slash-and-burn’ education cuts

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 1 November 2010 by Steve

“A Green party TD has said he ‘simply won’t stand for’ massive cuts to education or the effective re-introduction of college fees ‘by stealth’ …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 1 November]

Green TD warns of severe cuts to education

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

“Education services may have to be severely cut as a result of the Croke Park deal’s protection of public service wages, Green Party TD Paul Gogarty has warned …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 22 October]

Green TD blasted in row over student protests

Posted in Legal issues with tags , , , , on 8 November 2009 by Steve

Ireland“It has in the past been synonymous with demonstrations and anti-establishment marches, in the process earning itself a reputation as a party of protest. But now one of the Green Party’s TDs, Paul Gogarty, has been criticised for failing to intervene after gardaí moved to issue cautions to student protestors who occupied his Lucan constituency office almost a year ago …” (more)

[John Downes, Sunday Tribune, 8 November]