Archive for CIT

Cork institutes win €4.8m scheme

Posted in teaching with tags , , on 11 March 2011 by Steve

“The Tyndall National Institute and Cork Institute of Technology have been awarded the joint co-ordination of a high-tech EU postgraduate training programme …” (more)

[Irish Examiner, 11 March]

UL survive Dooley’s red card to punish CIT

Posted in Life with tags , , on 26 February 2011 by Steve

University of Limerick 0-15 Cork IT 0-13 University of Limerick survived Shane Dooley’s sending-off to see off Cork IT yesterday. Offaly ace Dooley was shown a straight red card by Galway referee Alan Kelly 10 minutes from time following an off-the-ball altercation with Eoin Dillon …” (more)

[Jackie Cahill, Independent, 26 February]

Merger with Cork poses concerns for WIT’s future

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Concerns for a potential merger between Waterford Institute of Technology and Cork Institute of Technology were aired at a political debate held in WIT last Tuesday night …” (more)

[Mary Ellen Breen, Waterford News and Star, 17 February]

Murphy plays hero and villain for CIT

Posted in Life with tags , , on 29 January 2011 by Steve

Cork IT 2-12 NUI Galway 0-17 Fitzgibbon Cup (SH) A penalty a minute into injury-time from Tony Murphy gave Cork IT a one-point victory over champions NUI Galway at Dangan in Galway …” (more)

[Independent, 29 January]

Hogan calls on WIT to focus on south-east university

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 28 January 2011 by Steve

“Deputy Phil Hogan has expressed disappointment with the shift in policy by the Board of Waterford IT in the pursuit of a university for the south east. The Fine Gael Frontbench spokesman, who has been a long-term supporter for the establishment of a university for the south-east, has criticised WIT’s new policy to pursue linking with Cork IT …” (more)

[Kilkenny Advertiser, 28 January]

Merger?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 27 January 2011 by Steve

“Just attended meeting with Kieran Byrne, president of #wit, on the Hunt report. Very honest, forthright discussion. Merger with #cit likely.” (tweet)

[Norman Wyse, Twitter, 26 January]

Cork/Waterford merger may kill Carlow’s university dream

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 19 January 2011 by Steve

“Moves to link Waterford IT and Cork IT could sound the death knell for aspirations held by IT Carlow that it would become central in a much-anticipated university for the south-east …” (more)

[Carlow Nationalist, 18 January]