Future of Ireland series with Micheál Martin TD - The Role of Research & Innovation in the Knowledge Economy

When:  July 17th 2019.  Where: Alex Hotel, Fenian Street

Micheál Martin TD, Leader of Fianna Fáil,  outlined his vision for how universities and other third-level institutions will play a pivotal role in the knowledge economy of the future

Micheál Martin TD

Fianna Fáil Leader and UCC alumnus, Micheál Martin entered politics in 1989.  Micheál has been Leader of the Fianna Fáil Party since 2011 and before this he served in four cabinet posts: Minister for Foreign Affairs (2008-2011), Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (2004-2008) where he played a key role in developing research infrastructure in Ireland.  He also served as Minister for Health (2000-2004) and Minister for Education (1997-2000).

Press: Official IUA Press Release

Download Speech: Speech of Micheál Martin TD, Leader of Fianna Fáil