Posts Tagged ‘John Deasy’

Minister adopts Deasy/Creed template for new dairy sector

Dairy in focus: Pictured at Belview on Thursday last were Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Glanbia Ingredients Ireland CEO Jim Bergin, Siobhan Talbot (Group Managing Director, Glanbia PLC) and Liam Herlihy (Group Chairman, Glanbia).								| Photo: Dylan Vaughan
A proposal by Fine Gael TDs John Deasy and Michael Creed for a new high-level oversight structure to manage the “dramatic” change and growth within the Irish dairy sector has been adopted by Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney. The two Munster deputies put forward the concept after holding a series of meetings with key industry players ahead [...]

Botched ‘TU’ merger costs run to €400,000

John Deasy, who has called for a "drilling down" of the governing bodies of both WIT and IT Carlow. 								| Photo: Noel Browne
Almost €400,000 has been spent to date on the planned merger between Waterford’s Institute of Technology and IT Carlow, which was suspended late last year when the former institute pulled out of the negotiations. Last week’s Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was told that the negotiations were at a ‘delicate’ stage and it would not be [...]

Revamped Apple Market Revealed

An artist's impression of how the 'glazed over' Apple Market may look post-rejuvenation
A glimpse of the long-awaited revamp of Waterford city’s Apple Market was revealed in an artist’s impression disclosed to The Munster Express on Friday last. Included in an upbeat assessment regarding a proposed €21 million Government-sanctioned stimulus package, Fine Gael TD John Deasy said the ambitious proposal was “currently being considered by Government”. The creation [...]

Deasy: South East set to benefit from IDA Manager

Anne-Marie Tierney Le-Roux, IDA Ireland's new Regional Manager for the South East.
Waterford TD John Deasy has met with IDA Chairman Frank Ryan to discuss measures that will assist Waterford and the South East on foot of the agency’s appointment of a new Regional Manager based in the city after a 20-year absence. “It was a good meeting but it was made clear to me that in some [...]