Minister Patrick O’Donovan announces funding of €500,000 to provide free period products for students

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donovan TD today announced funding of €500,000 to provide free period products for students. The funding of €250,000 to ETBs and €250,000 to publicly-funded Higher Education Institutions aims to deliver free and sustainable period products for students as part of a Government commitment under…

MTU’s Strategic Win: Securing €1.2 Million Funding for Knowledge Transfer from Enterprise Ireland

Munster Technological University has secured €1.2 million funding for knowledge transfer from Enterprise Ireland’s KT Boost programme, marking a key milestone for the University in driving socio-economic growth through research commercialisation and collaboration with enterprise. The KT Boost Programme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Southern, Eastern & Midland…

Essential Omega-3’s By Supplements Made Simple Support Health, Wellbeing, And Focus Ahead Of Exam Season

Dr. Doireann O’Leary, the founder of the evidence-based range Supplements Made Simple, cites Omega-3 Fatty Acids as being one of the most recommended supplements across a wide range of medical disciplines – including cardiology, rheumatology, geriatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology, and dermatology. This is because Omega-3 fatty acids consist of three essential nutrients that contribute to our…

Minister Foley announces €79 million in funding for primary, post-primary and special schools

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today announced €79 million in funding to support digital learning in schools and minor building works. €50 million in grant funding for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will issue shortly to all recognised primary and post-primary schools, while a separate €29 million in minor works funding is being…

Munster Technological University Welcomes the Launch of the ALTITUDE Charter

Munster Technological University welcomes the launch of ALTITUDE – the National Charter for Universal Design in Tertiary Education. ALTITUDE focuses on widening inclusion in tertiary education, marking the start of a national conversation about how the sector can more strategically embed a universal design (UD) approach. Funded by the HEA under PATH 4, the ALTITUDE Project…

First group graduate from the National Hairdressing Apprenticeship

The National Hairdressing Apprenticeship, a three-year programme leading to a nationally recognised QQI Level 6 Qualification in Hairdressing, was launched in 2022 to open doors to a hairdressing career with many exciting and varied opportunities including self-employment, film and media work and international travel – and its first set of apprentices showcased all the skills…

MTU Lecturer selected as member of Global Young Academy Kapal Dev is one of only 40 scientists chosen this year

Kapal Dev, PhD student and Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science in MTU Cork, has been selected as a member of the Global Young Academy. The Global Young Academy is an international society of young scientists, aiming to give a voice to young scientists across the globe. Mr. Dev is one of 40…

MTU awarded €14.6m funding under Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE)

MTU has been awarded €14.6m under the TU RISE programme (Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise). TU RISE is designed to improve research functions within the technological university sector and enhance institutions’ engagements with their surrounding regions. Today’s announcement will support MTU’s strategic ambitions in research and innovation by helping to scale up the…

Minister Harris announces €84 million to enhance Research and Innovation opportunities for Technological University sector

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D. today (7th February 2024) announced €84 million to enhance research and innovation opportunities for the Technological University sector. The programme will establish, equip, and staff regional research and innovation offices within TUs to enable deepened engagement with local and regional business, industry,…