At the slightly later time of 23:05 - info not ‘official’ tv3; it’s from USI
John Logue, USI President https://twitter.com/john_logue
Derek Nolan, Lab TD Galway West http://www.labour.ie/dereknolan/
Jonathan O'Brien, SF TD Cork North Central http://www.sinnfein.ie/contents/20207
Catherine Halloran, Political correspondent Irish Daily Star http://irishpoliticalpopcorn.blogspot.ie/
Sorry folks, but I haven’t the foggiest idea what’s on tonight as I haven’t been given any info from tv3 on tonight’s #vinb, so I’ll have to fill in the details on the grid as we go along and I hear the broadcast. So it’s just one big surprise to me as well as you!
According to USI, John Logue will be on #VINB to talk about third level grants and fees. Tonight this was the situation:
So that’s all the info I have at the moment. I’ll update as soon as I get more info. But it seems strange that Vinny would look at this as RTE’s The Frontline covered it last night.Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has formally apologised to students and their parents for the distress caused by delays in processing grants.
Speaking during this evening's private members debate in the Dáil on the issue, Mr Quinn said that as Minister, he accepted responsibility for the problems.
Yup, Vinny is covering grants tonight. Also being looked at is gay marriage and the inter-Government row over abortion legislation.
Minister formally apologises after less than a third of student grants processed - RT News
'Mistakes' made in new grant system - The Irish Times - Tue, Nov 13, 2012
Grant delays leave students in limbo
Student grant delays not surprising says Louth VEC boss
RTÉ’s Frontline adds to the student grant debate «
Michael O'Brien, O'Brien Press http://www.obrien.ie/
Previous #VINB: http://www.politics.ie/forum/backsta...m-fallout.html
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