Patrick O Shea

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Minister of State for Innovation, Research and Development John Halligan:  “In the context of the UK withdrawing from the EU, Ireland needs to continue to cultivate ties with world-leading educational institutes in the UK.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Establishing a major research fund jointly supported by the UK and Ireland and a new North-South research centre have been proposed to strengthen coll(...)

Boom time: The aftermath of nuclear war has always been fertile ground for post-apocalyptic films, novels and TV series. Photograph: RomoloTavani/Getty Images

In January 1962, the cover of Esquire magazine trailed a feature on the influence of then US president John F Kennedy on men’s fashion, including his (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during his visit to Cork. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has dismissed a decision by Labour leader Brendan Howlin to write to the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo) about the(...)

Professor Patrick O’Shea, president of University College Cork: “We are committed to ensuring that UCC becomes the location of choice for Irish and international students.”

University College Cork (UCC) hopes to expand its campus space by 20 per cent in the next five years as part of a €350 million investment programme. (...)

Prof Patrick O’Shea, president of University College Cork. Photograph: Tomas Tyner

While most university presidents smoulder over Government cuts to funding and serious threats to quality of education, University College’s Cork’s new(...)

Trinity College Dublin provost Patrick Prendergast has said it appeared Brexit was playing a key role in more international students considering Ireland as a place to study. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish universities have recorded a surge in applications from international students which academics say is linked to uncertainty over Brexit and the (...)

Senior officials from several colleges appeared before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee to answer questions over unauthorised severance packages, conflicts of interest and poor corporate governance.

University officials have been accused of misleading an Oireachtas committee over the way they run their financial affairs. Senior officials from col(...)

“A strong economy is necessary for strong universities, and strong universities are necessary for strong economies,” said Prof Patrick O’Shea, the new president of University College Cork. Photograph: iStockphoto

Irish universities must find new ways of generating revenue to sustain themselves in the future, the new president of University College Cork, Prof P(...)

Willie McAteer, Denis Casey and John Bowe were all handed jail terms on Friday for their roles in a €7 billion fraud. Photograph: Composite/Brenda Fitzsimons/Collins Courts

Three former bankers have been handed prison sentences for their roles in a €7 billion fraud. Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Willie McAteer has b(...)

‘I am delighted to return to lead my alma mater’, said incoming UCC president Prof Patrick O’Shea

UCC physics graduate Professor Patrick O’Shea has been appointed president of his alma mater with effect from February 1st 2017. Prof O’Shea is curre(...)

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