Posts Tagged ‘IT Carlow’

WIT lecturers prepared to go on strike

Almost 95 per cent of the academic and research staff at WIT who took part in a Teachers’ Union of Ireland ballot for industrial action in the case of a forced merger with IT Carlow are prepared to strike during the academic year. Sixty four per cent of WIT’s TUI branch voted in last week’s ballot [...]

Botched ‘TU’ merger costs run to €400,000

John Deasy, who has called for a "drilling down" of the governing bodies of both WIT and IT Carlow. 								| Photo: Noel Browne
Almost €400,000 has been spent to date on the planned merger between Waterford’s Institute of Technology and IT Carlow, which was suspended late last year when the former institute pulled out of the negotiations. Last week’s Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was told that the negotiations were at a ‘delicate’ stage and it would not be [...]