Disquiet Follows Irish Science Budget Cut and Policy Shift : ScienceInsider
Interesting blogpost at Science from Sean Duke regarding the recent budget.
One leading academic, who did not wish to be named, said the budget was “very depressing” for scientists and engineers working in the public-funded sector in Ireland. “We feel that we have piloted an entrepreneurial spirit into the public sector and have championed innovation. Yet we take a blanket salary cut. We are a highly mobile sector, and some had turned down lucrative job offers enticing them to Singapore and the U.S., decisions that some are now regretting.”