Re: Re: grangegorman allocated 262 million
To have at least one Irish university which could conceivably compete internationally in terms of research?
Separate colleges under the University of Dublin makes sense assuming the departments are also amalgamated.
Like much of our infrastructure, it is spread too thinly which is inefficient and uncompetitive.
Surely it is inefficient and uncompetitive only in respect of a small number of uber-technical r + d cyber spooks, for everone else, having four universities of broadly similar scale spread across the city increases the level of competition, no?
I’ll admit I don’t understand the Oxbridge system where each university seems to be composed of half a dozen separate colleges. I’d assumed it was some kind of Harry Potter thing to do with stripy ties, is there more to it than that?