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Thu, 26 Mar, 2020
Technology companies in Ireland’s South-East have launched a major recruitment drive, hoping to fill almost 700 roles across 40 firms.
Sun, 08 Mar, 2020
One of The Menu’s great comrades, the wonderful Waterford chef-turned-teacher Michael Quinn, is taking his charges, final-year BA (Hons) culinary arts students in Waterford Institute of Technology.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
It is the responsibility of those who believe in equality to learn and speak the language of equality. ‘Male’ and ‘female’ do not suffice, says
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
Growing up in Ballyclough, Co Cork, you couldn’t get Laura Fitzgerald off the farm.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
WIT Try events differ from college open days as it’s all about giving students a real-life sense of what it’s like to actually study on the course.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2020
Institutes of Technology have their own autonomous award making powers for the first time ever, with the exception of doctoral awards.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2020
Collecting a BA in English and Irish, he is WIT's oldest graduate, and possibly Ireland’s oldest full-time undergraduate.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019
Agricultural technology experts gathered in Waterford this week for the launch of a project to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector and support vibrant rural areas.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
Waterford Institute of Technology paid out almost €400,000 — more than a third of which went on travel — without going through proper procurement, new accounts show.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
Croke Park isn’t supposed to be a bundle of fun when three-quarters of the place lies out of bounds and the crowd can be corralled into a few sections of the Lower Hogan Stand.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
A former Army private, a rugby international, a martial arts instructor and a one-time IT recruitment consultant are among nine young men who have become the latest additions to the Naval Service officers' ranks.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
Students at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have created a robotic "friend" which uses software to work out how people feel.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Glanbia, Coolmore Stud, Dawn Meats, as well as other investors are being asked to put up €5m to help extend the runway at Waterford Airport, with the central government and local authorities stumping up a further €7m, to restart commercial flights in the region.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
The Dáil's public accounts committee has agreed to take the step after discussions between it, Cork Institute of Technology, the University of Limerick and Waterford Institute of Technology.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
A new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny can drive the digital transformation of Europe’s agri-food sector.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said that a new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny City can drive the digital transformation of Europe's agri-food sector boosting innovation and growth in the region.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
RTÉ has appointed a new south-east correspondent to a position which has been vacant for the past four months.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
The father of a man who is presumed to have been murdered in Cork’s 'House of Horrors' in 1994 has issued an appeal for information that will lead to the recovery of his son's remains.
Sun, 28 Apr, 2019
Members of the Franciscan order are leaving their historic Waterford home.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
The research shows that a nutrient-rich diet plays a key role in protecting our brain health and reducing the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
Stephen Barrett will join the coaching staff of World Tour cycling team AG2R-La Mondiale for 2019. The Fermoy native will assume the role of Performance Scientist with the French squad while also continuing in his role as Strength and Conditioning coach for the Waterford senior hurling team.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2018
I drop my daughter Tara to secondary school, and my son Evan to work en route to the hospital, which is a short commute from our home in Waterford.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018
A legal review of the Higher Education Authority’s (HEA) powers to undertake investigations and reviews in third-level colleges has held up a report on spinout companies at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) that was due out a year ago.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
An independent review on the future of troubled Waterford Airport has been completed and sent to Transport Minister, Shane Ross.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2018
A row has erupted between Waterford GAA bosses and former sports minister Martin Cullen, who has claimed the county board is trying to blame him for its “own failings and inadequacies”.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2018
The rapid establishment of technological universities (TU) is not guaranteed by last week’s passing of enabling legislation, the head of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) has cautioned.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
The Government has fleshed out the next steps for the Project Ireland 2040 Plan and defended its strategy for promoting it.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
BACK for sale by private treaty, in a good Waterford city location and including land and buildings, with a €3 million price guide, is the former St Joseph’s House, used for a number of years by the Little Sisters of the Poor as a nursing home.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
It is the essence of idiocy to say that strong regional cities will impact negatively on rural Ireland, writes
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
Colleges are being required to tighten their policies to avoid conflicts of interest for staff involved in commercialising on-campus research.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
The chairman of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee, Sean Fleming, has accused bosses at Waterford Institute of Technology of “bluffing” to the committee about its relationship with commercial companies under its control.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Irish technology experts are working on a device that can track wandering dementia sufferers.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Colleges that cater for more part-time and online learners have been rewarded with a greater share of a €2m fund in support of lifelong learning.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Professor John Nolan, co-founder Nutrition Research Centre Ireland (NRCI), Waterford Institute of Technology.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
The Government has asked President Michael D Higgins to quickly sign off on new water charges legislation so that refunds can be issued to households before Christmas.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
A major study involving over 100 people in the early stages of the most common cause of blindness has shown an improvement in the vision of those taking a dietary supplement of carotenoids.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
A €200m building spend at 11 institutes of technology will create extra spaces for around 8,000 students in state-of-the-art facilities for everything from catering to computer science.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
Campaigns like SHAG and SHIFT weeks aim to put the focus on the big issue of sexual consent at third level institutions, writes
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017