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#grants

# grants - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Sep 5th 2013, 10:13 PM 13,412 Views 27 Comments

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

# grants - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’
# Cuts
# Cuts

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

Aug 18th 2013, 8:04 PM 16,294 Views 159 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

# grants - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'

Aug 14th 2013, 3:00 PM 4,486 Views 10 Comments

Some 82,000 applications were received by the deadline earlier this month but SUSI are still accepting them.

# grants - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline

Aug 6th 2013, 11:39 AM 5,884 Views 10 Comments

SUSI said today that they are still accepting applications and that delays in processing seen last year are not expected to be repeated.

# grants - Friday 2 August, 2013

Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:19 AM 7,395 Views 28 Comments

The grant system website was hit with technical issues last night as the deadline drew near.

# grants - Thursday 4 July, 2013

€2.75m childcare grants a 'drop in the ocean' of investment needed
# Children
# Children

€2.75m childcare grants a 'drop in the ocean' of investment needed

Jul 4th 2013, 8:19 PM 3,420 Views 13 Comments

Some of the grants are being used to provide outdoor spaces for children to play in, in order to tackle obesity.

# grants - Thursday 20 June, 2013

21 ways to tell you were an Irish college student
# Student Life
From The Daily Edge
# Student Life

21 ways to tell you were an Irish college student

Jun 20th 2013, 1:00 PM 59,607 Views 52 Comments

Chicken fillet rolls, pints and fags.

# grants - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant

Jun 19th 2013, 2:35 PM 5,384 Views 15 Comments

SUSI authorities say dozens of students haven’t been ruled on from last year – leaving them in limbo for their college future.

# grants - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system

May 28th 2013, 9:54 PM 7,391 Views 51 Comments

‘Did we get it wrong? Yes’: The education minister admits the reform of the student grants system was botched.

# grants - Friday 3 May, 2013

Fears of repeat delays to grants as SUSI retains a fraction of staff
# SUSI
# SUSI

Fears of repeat delays to grants as SUSI retains a fraction of staff

May 3rd 2013, 3:18 PM 6,277 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Jonathan O’Brien says keeping more of last year’s staff would help to avoid a repeat of 2012′s chronic delays.

# grants - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

Apr 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 138 Views 54 Comments

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

# grants - Thursday 28 March, 2013

'There’s no shortage of money there' - Colin Griffin on Irish Sports Council funding
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

'There’s no shortage of money there' - Colin Griffin on Irish Sports Council funding

Mar 28th 2013, 11:40 AM 4,851 Views 11 Comments

The two-time Olympic race walker is weighing up his next move after missing out on a grant for 2013.

# grants - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Roscommon native elected as new USI President
# Students
# Students

Roscommon native elected as new USI President

Mar 27th 2013, 5:32 PM 8,996 Views 25 Comments

The USI said Joe O’Connor has firsthand experience with the college grant system which will help him represent struggling students.

# grants - Friday 22 March, 2013

Remember Jerry Kiernan's anti-GAA rant? Here's more of the same -- from 1988
# Back To The Future
From The42
# Back To The Future

Remember Jerry Kiernan's anti-GAA rant? Here's more of the same -- from 1988

Mar 22nd 2013, 9:42 AM 12,697 Views 42 Comments

At least he’s consistent.

# grants - Friday 1 March, 2013

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants
# Grants
# Grants

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants

Mar 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 5,759 Views 31 Comments

Nearly 10,000 students have either been approved a grant but not yet paid, or have applications still being processed.

# grants - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete)
# SUSI
# SUSI

Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete)

Jan 20th 2013, 8:30 AM 5,843 Views 28 Comments

New figures show SUSI is onow dealing with just 619 applications, down from a high of 55,000.

# grants - Monday 14 January, 2013

PICS: Students' unions hand out food bags as grant crisis continues
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

PICS: Students' unions hand out food bags as grant crisis continues

Jan 14th 2013, 6:56 PM 16,918 Views 102 Comments

The union at Galway-Mayo IT is handing out bags of food to hard-up students as SUSI continues catching up on grant payments.

# grants - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students
# Students
# Students

Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students

Jan 9th 2013, 11:41 AM 3,430 Views 15 Comments

The money is to be used by third level students facing financial hardship, and comes as some students are still waiting for grants.

# grants - Monday 7 January, 2013

Struggling students given food boxes as 5,500 still wait for grant
# Grants
# Grants

Struggling students given food boxes as 5,500 still wait for grant

Jan 7th 2013, 12:08 PM 9,965 Views 63 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland says students are going to college hungry – while one college has set up a soup kitchen for students who can’t afford food.

# grants - Monday 17 December, 2012

Calls for independent student grant appeals system
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Calls for independent student grant appeals system

Dec 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,208 Views 9 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming said that the office of the Ombudsman currently does not cover the student grant processing.

# grants - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

# grants - Monday 26 November, 2012

Coveney announces €32m in grants for agri-food and forest research
# Research
# Research

Coveney announces €32m in grants for agri-food and forest research

Nov 26th 2012, 6:41 PM 4,737 Views 22 Comments

The Minister said this publicly funded research would ultimately make a positive contribution to the government’s Action Plan for Jobs.

# grants - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

GAA/GPA player grants scheme facing potential cuts
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

GAA/GPA player grants scheme facing potential cuts

Nov 21st 2012, 7:10 AM 3,671 Views 10 Comments

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring revealed yesterday that he is anxious for a new deal to brokered to assist inter-county stars.

# grants - Thursday 15 November, 2012

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil
# Students
# Students

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil

Nov 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 10,252 Views 44 Comments

John Logue was arrested in the Dáil visitors’ gallery last night but was later released without charge.

# grants - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Extra staff in place to tackle student grant backlog
# Grants
# Grants

Extra staff in place to tackle student grant backlog

Nov 14th 2012, 8:11 AM 2,884 Views 16 Comments

CEO of SUSI, Jacinta Stewart said over 66,000 applications were received by the online system.

# grants - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications
# Delayed
# Delayed

Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications

Nov 13th 2012, 9:58 AM 3,686 Views 30 Comments

Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.

# grants - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Some 48,000 student grant applications still to be completed
# Grants
# Grants

Some 48,000 student grant applications still to be completed

Nov 8th 2012, 11:43 AM 4,554 Views 44 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore confirmed in the Dáil today that just 27 per cent of the 66,000 applications received have been completed so far.

# grants - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators
# Standup
# Standup

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

Oct 31st 2012, 7:52 AM 5,164 Views 50 Comments

The site features information on the cost of college and encourages students, parents and businesspeople to contact their local politicians to voice their opposition to fees and cuts.

# grants - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding
# Sound And Vision
# Sound And Vision

Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding

Oct 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,850 Views 31 Comments

Trilogy charting Ireland through Charlie Haughey for RTÉ gets €1m funding and TG4 crime drama Corp + Anam lands €775k of the pot.

# grants - Thursday 4 October, 2012

€2.6 million in sports equipment grants approved
# Funding
# Funding

€2.6 million in sports equipment grants approved

Oct 4th 2012, 1:44 PM 4,744 Views 17 Comments

Minister of State Michael Ring said he hoped the equipment grants would boost participation in sport.

# grants - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Hogan supports councils linking college grants to Household Charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Hogan supports councils linking college grants to Household Charge

Sep 18th 2012, 2:47 PM 7,323 Views 182 Comments

The Minister for the Environment says delaying grant payments was not his idea, but is an understandable council policy.

Poll: Should grant holders have to prove payment of the household charge?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should grant holders have to prove payment of the household charge?

Sep 18th 2012, 11:24 AM 11,552 Views 211 Comments

Do you think Clare County Council is right to demand students provide proof of payment of the household charge before they receive grants?

# grants - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school

Aug 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 83 Views 45 Comments

Lesley Anderson, a single mother of two children, tells her story about the difficulties she faces meeting the ‘back to school’ costs.

# grants - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

# grants - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

New online grant system introduced for students
# Grants
# Grants

New online grant system introduced for students

Jun 12th 2012, 8:33 AM 2,561 Views 6 Comments

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn urged students to apply for grants early this year.

# grants - Monday 28 May, 2012

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court

May 28th 2012, 5:09 PM 2,479 Views 13 Comments

One of the three students who sought the original judicial review has since dropped out of college due to grant reforms and is planning to emigrate.

# grants - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Hogan rules out extension to household charge registrations
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Hogan rules out extension to household charge registrations

May 3rd 2012, 5:29 PM 5,915 Views 140 Comments

“Everybody knew what the deadline was,” says the environment minister.

# grants - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Less than a million properties registered for household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Less than a million properties registered for household charge

Apr 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,584 Views 119 Comments

Nearly a month after the deadline for the €100 tax, the government is still some way off its target of raising €160 million to fund local authorities.