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Union Of Students In Ireland
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) ( ga, Aontas na Mac Léinn in Éirinn) is the national representative body for Tertiary education, third-level students' unions in Ireland. Founded in 1959, USI represents more than 374,000 students in over forty colleges across the island of Ireland. Its mission is to work for rights of students and a fair and equal third level education system in Ireland. The Union's ultimate governing body is its Annual Congress, and its executive authority is vested in a its National Council, comprising representatives from each member organisation. Members of the executive team of USI serve a one-year term beginning on 1 July. the national president is Clare Austick, former President of NUI Galway Students' Union and former Vice President for Welfare in USI. A number of past officers of USI have gone on to prominent positions within Irish society. Past USI presidents include former Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, former Chief Justice John L. Murray (1966/67 ...
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USI or Usi may stand for: * Usi (food), a starch dish of the Urhobo people of Nigeria * Uši, an album by Czech band Uz jsme doma * Usi County, a county in westernmost Chagang province, North Korea * USI Tech, a suspected ponzi scheme * USI Wireless, a Minnesota internet service provider * User System Interaction, a postgraduate engineering design program in the Netherlands * Union of Independent Trade Unions (Portugal) * Union of Students in Ireland, the representative body for students' unions in Ireland * Unione Sindacale Italiana, an Italian trade union * Union Solidarity International (USi), an international labour organising support organisation * Unique Student Identifier, a unique identifier for all Education_in_Australia#Tertiary, students in Australia * Unique Swap Identifier, see Unique Transaction Identifier, identifier for trades mandated by financial markets regulation * United States of Indonesia, a state in Southeast Asia from 1949 to 1950 * Universal Stylus Initiative ...
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Pat Rabbitte
Pat Rabbitte (born 18 May 1949) is an Irish former Labour Party (Ireland), Labour Party politician who served as Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources from 2011 to 2014, Leader of the Labour Party (Ireland), Leader of the Labour Party from 2002 to 2007 and Minister of State (Ireland), Minister of State for Commerce, Science and Technology from 1994 to 1997. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South-West (Dáil constituency), Dublin South-West constituency from 1989 to 2016. Early life Patrick Rabbitte was born near Claremorris in 1949, and was brought up in Woodstock, Ballindine, County Mayo. He was educated locally at St Colman's College, Claremorris before emigrating to Britain to find employment. He returned shortly afterward to attend University College Galway (UCG) where he studied Arts and Law. Whilst at university, Rabbitte became involved in several college movements before serving as President of the NUI Galway Students' Union, UCG Studen ...
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National University Of Ireland, Galway
The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway; ga, Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh; OÉ Gaillimh) is a public university, public research university located in the city of Galway, Republic of Ireland, Ireland. A tertiary education and research institution, the university has been awarded the Quacquarelli Symonds, full five QS stars for excellence, and is ranked among the top 1 percent of universities according to the 2018 ''QS World University Rankings''. The University was founded in 1845 as "Queen's College Galway", and was more recently known as "University College Galway" (UCG) (Irish: ''Coláiste na hOllscoile, Gaillimh'' or ''COG''). NUI Galway is a member of the Coimbra Group, a network of 40 long-established European universities. History The University opened for teaching in 1849 as "Queen's College Galway" with 68 students. One year later it became part of the Queen's University of Ireland. The ''Irish Universities Act, 1908'' made this college a ''Universi ...
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Michael D
Michael is a masculine given name derived from the Hebrew phrase ''mī kāʼēl'', 'Who [is] like-El', in Aramaic: ܡܝܟܐܝܠ (''Mīkhāʼēl'' ). The theophoric name is a rhetorical question – "Who [is] like [the Hebrew God] El?", whose answer is "there is none like El", or "there is none as famous and powerful as God." This question is known in Latin as Quis ut Deus?. Although sometimes considered erroneous, an alternative spelling of the name is Micheal. Patronymic surnames that come from Michael include Carmichael (surname), Carmichael, DiMichele, MacMichael, McMichael (surname), McMichael, Michaels (surname), Michaels, Micallef, Michaelson (surname), Michaelson, Michiels, Michalka, Michels, Mihály, Mikeladze, Mikhaylov (surname), Mikhaylov, Mikkelsen, Mitchell (surname), Mitchell, Michalski, Mykhaylenko and Mikaelyan. Religion The name first appears in the Hebrew Bible in the Book of Numbers, where Sethur the son of Michael is one of 12 spies sent into the Land of Can ...
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Alex White (politician)
Alex White (born 3 December 1958) is an Irish lawyer and a former Labour Party (Ireland), Labour Party politician who served as Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources from 2014 to 2016, Minister of State at the Department of Health, Minister of State for Primary Care from 2012 to 2014 and Labour Party (Ireland)#Seanad leader, Leader of the Labour Party in the Seanad 2007 to 2011. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South (Dáil constituency), Dublin South constituency from 2011 to 2016. He was a Seanad Éireann, Senator for the Cultural and Educational Panel from 2007 to 2011. Early life White grew up in Marino, Dublin. He was educated at Chanel College, Dublin, Chanel College, Coolock, and later at Trinity College, Dublin and King's Inns. He was called to the Bar Council of Ireland, Bar in 1987. White was a student activist in Trinity College, Dublin, where he was president of the Students' Union and also for a time a supporter of various Trotsky ...
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Mark Durkan
Mark Durkan (born 26 June 1960) is a retired Irish nationalist politician from Northern Ireland Northern Ireland ( ga, Tuaisceart Éireann ; sco, label=Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster- .... Durkan was the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Deputy is one empowered to act for another. Depute is the historical form of "deputy" and is still used in the Scottish legal system. Deputy or depute may refer to: * Steward (office)A steward is an official who is appointed by the legal ruling mo ... from November 2001 to October 2002, and the Leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) from 2001 to 2010. He contested the Dublin Dublin (; , or ) is the capital and largest city of Ireland Ireland ( ; ga, Éire ; Ulster-Scots: ) is an island upright=1.15, Great_Britain.html"_;"title="Irela ...
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Social Democratic And Labour Party
The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) ( ga, Páirtí Sóisialta Daonlathach an Lucht Oibre) is a social-democratic Social democracy is a Political philosophy, political, Social philosophy, social, and economic philosophy within socialism that supports Democracy, political and economic democracy. As a policy regime, it is described by academics as advocatin ... and Irish nationalist Irish nationalism is a nationalist Nationalism is an idea and movement that promotes the interests of a particular nation (as in a in-group and out-group, group of people),Anthony D. Smith, Smith, Anthony. ''Nationalism: Theory, Ideol ... political party A political party is an organization that coordinates candidates to compete in a particular country's elections. It is common for the members of a party to hold similar ideas about politics, and parties may promote specific political ideology ... in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland ( ga, Tuaisceart Éireann ...
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Denys Turner
Denys Alan Turner (born 5 August 1942) is an English philosopher and theologian. He is Horace Tracy Pitkin Professor of Historical Theology emeritus at Yale University having been appointed in 2005, previously having been Norris–Hulse Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in philosophy from the University of Oxford. He has written widely on political theory and social theory in relation to Christian theology, as well as on medieval philosophy, medieval thought, in particular, Theology, mystical theology and Christian mysticism. Prior to his position at Cambridge, he was Professor of Theology and Head of Department at the University of Birmingham and has also held Head of Department at the University of Bristol. Turner also worked at University College Dublin and Manhattanville College, New York. He is currently a visiting professor at Princeton University. Turner has three children:Ruth Turner (political advisor), Ruth, ...
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Yale
Yale University is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an absence of nearly two decades from the charts. Both "In Pri ... Ivy League The Ivy League (also known as The Ancient Eight) is an American collegiate athletic conference An athletic conference is a collection of sports team A sports team is a group of individuals who play sport Sport pertains to any form ... research university A research university is a university A university ( la, universitas, 'a whole') is an educational institution, institution of higher education, higher (or Tertiary education, tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in va ... in New Haven, Connecticut New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is located on New Haven Harbor on the northern shore of Long Island Soun ...
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Cambridge University
The University of Cambridge is a collegiate university, collegiate research university in Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by Henry III of England, Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's List of oldest universities in continuous operation, fourth-oldest surviving university. The university grew out of an association of scholars who left the University of Oxford after a dispute with the townspeople. The two English ancient university, ancient universities share many common features and are often jointly referred to as ''Oxbridge''. Cambridge is ranked among the most prestigious universities in the world. Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include colleges of the University of Cambridge, 31 semi-autonomous constituent colleges and List of institutions of the University of Cambridge#Schools, Faculties, and Departments, over 150 academic departments ...
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Frank Flannery
Frank Flannery is an Irish political consultant and Fine Gael's former Director of Organisations and Strategy. Early career Born and raised in Kiltullagh in County Galway, he studied at University College Galway, where he joined Fine Gael. He served as President of the Union of Students in Ireland between 1971 and 1972. After he finished his degree, he worked for The Rehab Group, a non-governmental organisation, involved with providing care and education for people with disabilities. He became Chief Executive Officer of the group in 1981. He retired from the position in 2006. Fine Gael Originally working as an activist within Fine Gael, he became one of Garret FitzGerald's handlers and chief strategists during the three elections between 1981 and 1982. In the aftermath of the 2002 Irish general election, 2002 general election, which was a disastrous election for Fine Gael, he authored the ''Flannery Report'' which proposed a series of changes in the organisation and structure ...
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Irish Labour Party
The Labour Party ( ga, Páirtí an Lucht Oibre, literally "Party of the Working People") is a centre-left, social-democratic, and pro-European political party in the Republic of Ireland. Founded on 28 May 1912 in Clonmel, County Tipperary, by James Connolly, James Larkin, and William O'Brien (trade unionist), William O'Brien as the political wing of the Irish Trades Union Congress, it describes itself as a "democratic socialist party" in its constitution. Labour continues to be the political arm of the Irish trade union and labour movement and seeks to represent workers' interests in the Dáil and on a local level. Unlike many other Irish political parties, Labour did not arise as a faction of History of Sinn Féin, the original Sinn Féin party, although it incorporated Democratic Left (Ireland), Democratic Left in 1999, a party that traced its origins back to Sinn Féin. The party has served as a partner in coalition governments on eight occasions since its formation: seven t ...
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