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Archive for July, 2009

National Media Awards 2009

Recently Nick Webb and I were named Journalists of the Year at the National Media Awards for our investigation into activities at the state agency FAS.

For many years I strove to subject FÁS, the jobs creation agency with the €1 billion a year (€20m a week )  budget, to political scrutiny. The political parties resisted. At long last our efforts came to fruition in late November when we unearthed staggering facts about the expenses incurred by the top people at FAS. The Chief Executive, Rody Molloy, resigned two days later.
Nick and I were also honoured to be named joint winners of the Business Journalist of the Year award.

The awards ceremony was held in the Dining Hall in Trinity on June 24th.

Invitation for TCD Graduates to Visit Leinster House

Trinity alumni are most welcome to come and see the Oireachtas in action. It has been my pleasure over the years to welcome many graduates into Leinster House. Those alumni have particularly enjoyed viewing the oftentimes rowdy Dáil and Seanad debates!

The visit takes in a tour of Leinster House, the visitors’ gallery of both the Dáil and Seanad chambers, and lunch in the Members’ Restaurant. Then we can retire to the Dáil bar.

New graduates are especially welcome to visit. Please contact me if you would like to come. It would be great to see you here.

If you would like to visit Leinster House, do please contact me by email, post or phone.

Senator Shane Ross
Seanad Eireann
Leinster House
Kildare St
Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 1 618 3014
Home: +353 1 211 6692
Fax: + 353 1 618 4192
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Maurice pulls a €2m exit coup

Did YOU lose your job recently? Good. You must be loaded. Lots of compensation to soften the blow.

No fault of your own? That is not so good. You are just one of many being laid off because the economy is bunched.

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