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The future of GMIT's Castlebar campus has taken another twist this week as concerns for the future of the campus intensified. Fine Gael senator Michelle Mulherin said that she had been informed that a number of staff and students at the Castlebar campus had been asked to move to the Galway campus, saying: “I am very concerned that between 12 and 15 staff, at GMIT Castlebar have been asked via their union to transfer voluntarily to Galway within three to four weeks. Should they refuse, they will be added to the redeployment panel, and may be asked to transfer to any location within the higher education sector.
Bishop Eamon Casey, who will be laid to rest today (Thursday) following his funeral Mass at Galway Cathedral at 2pm, was fondly remembered this week as a “great source of love and support” by his grieving family.
A Mayo based senator has alleged this week in the Seanad that potential students who inquire about courses in the GMIT campus in Castlebar are being steered towards the Galway campus if a similar course is on offer there and that the Mayo campus is being "bullied" by its overseeing campus. Fine Gael senator Paddy Burke raised the issue of the future of the Castlebar campus of the institute with the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, in the upper house of the Oireachtas as fears for the future of the facility in Castlebar have intesified recently. Those fears were further increased late last week when the head of the Mayo campus Dr Deirdre Garvey stepped down from her position.
Galway received a major jobs boost last evening when it was announced that insurance giant MetLife is to create 200 new positions at a Global Technology Campus in the city centre.
Professor John Fitzgerald of the Economic and Social Research Institute will deliver his annual lecture on the Irish economy to GMIT business students in the institute’s Galway campus next week.
GMIT is offering a new part-time inside sales conversion course at its Galway campus from October.
There is good news for jobseekers who wish to attain third-level qualifications with the announcement this week that Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMT) is offering 136 free places on four new part-time courses and one full time course at two of its campuses from September (2016), under the Government-funded Springboard Higher Education initiative, announced recently by the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, and the Minister of State for Training and Skills, John Halligan.
Mayo County Council Arts Office, Library Service, and the Jackie Clarke Collection in Ballina are delighted to announce the official launch of the artistic outcomes of the Artist in Residence to commemorate 1916. The official launch will take place on Saturday May 7 at 3pm at Ballina Civic Offices Exhibition Space.
GMIT is to offer a brand new and free Certificate in Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship course under the Government-funded Higher Education Springboard initiative. This part-time course will be delivered by high-profile entrepreneurs such as Brendan Allen, Castlemine Farms, JP McMahon, Galway Restaurateur, Ronan Byrne, Friendly farmer, and Declan Droney, Kinvara Smoked Salmon.