July 17th – Future of Ireland series with Micheál Martin TD – The Role of Research & Innovation in the Knowledge Economy

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).

When: July 17th 2019. 8am.

Where: Alex Hotel, Fenian Street

Press: Official IUA Press Release

Download Speech:  Micheál-Martin-TD-Speech-17-July-IUA-Future-of-Ireland-Event.pdf (68 downloads)

Watch full speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8cIg0evKd8



Leader of Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin with Dr Lisa Keating, Director of Research and Innovation at IUA and Prof. Brian MacCraith, Chair of IUA and President of DCU.