Advertisement

Athlone IT to attain merited technological university status

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

 

The provision of education excellence at Athlone Institute of Technology is to be further enhanced following the formation of a consortium with Limerick Institute of Technology to develop a new technological university (TU) for the Midlands and Mid-West regions.

The governing bodies of both institutions met last week and formally confirmed the formation of a new TU consortium. This is the key governance step opening the pathway to commence work on the new university and follows the announcement by Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, that the Government is to make funding of €90 million available for the development of technological universities over the next three years.


The Week

Dean Crowe Theatre to host enticing live performances

Rory O’Connor aka Rory’s Stories will bring his live show to the Dean Crowe Theatre this Saturday, October 19

The Dean Crowe Theatre stage is the venue in which to be as the atmospheric auditorium hosts three enticing productions of note ...


Property

IPAV welcomes Help to Buy scheme extension

IPAV Chief Executive, Mr. Pat Davitt

IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, which called in its pre-Budget submission for the Help-to-Buy scheme to be extended for a further two years has welcomed the decision of the Minister for Finance to do so, saying the scheme ...


Motoring

New Skoda Superb now available on Irish market

New Skoda Superb is now available to purchase for Irish motorists

The new Skoda Superb, the brand’s flagship model has gone on sale to the Irish motoring public. First launched back in Ireland in 2001, it has become one of the brand’s bestselling models with over 18,000 units currently on Irish roads. ...


Business

Trip down side track could undo your chances

Caulry clubman, Kevin Maguire, in joyous mood with kitman, Mike Dillon, following Westmeath’s six point win over Limerick in the All-Ireland qualifying series.  
Photograph by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile.

Q: My company have advertised a role I feel I should get – but I actually think they’ve advertised the wrong role. In reality, they should have created two or three roles and broken up the responsibilities differently. I believe this ...


Lifestyle

Notable beneficial properties of iron in the human body

Wineport Lodge proprietor, Ray Byrne, accepts the ‘A Taste of the Waterways’ award.  Pictured, l-r, Georgina Campbell, Ray Byrne and Richard Corrigan.

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and the carbon dioxide transportation from the ...


Opinion

Ireland wilt under Brave Blossoms pressure as local students await Junior Cert results

We will begin this column with our take on the rugby match last Saturday between Ireland and Japan. Firstly, in my opinion, Ireland did not play badly, but yet Japan played a terrific game. ...

 

Page generated in 0.1168 seconds.