New Institute of Technology Tralee sports academy: facing a capital deficit of €3-€4 million and will have running costs of €50,000-€100,000. Photograph: Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus

Earlier this week politicians gathered to cut the ribbon on the Kerry Sports Academy, a gleaming new facility on the grounds of the Institute of Techn(...)

The Institute of Technology Tralee has been running operational deficits of between €1-€2 million over recent years. Image: Google Maps

Education authorities have appointed external accountants to monitor spending at the Institute of Technology Tralee amid growing concern over financia(...)

Minister for Business Heather Humphreys and Minister of State for Training John Halligan at the announcement of the  investment of more than €100 million in six new SFI centres for research training.

The newly-launched Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) centres for research training programme is aimed at meeting future digital and information communi(...)

Half of Irish consumers shop online, while  38 per cent of 25-34-year-olds shop online on a weekly basis. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Cork has become the first city in Europe to launch a customer service charter for businesses in a bid to help stores improve the shopping experience a(...)

Irish chef Anna Haugh who is opening Myrtle restaurant in London in April

Myrtle in London “There is no secret investor so that makes me owner, chef, interior designer, and fire marshall wrapped into one. This is by far the(...)

Ninety companies will partner with Irish third-level institutions to create places for 700 students. Photograph: iStock

Some 90 companies are going to partner with Irish third-level colleges in running postgraduate courses and research programmes to train students in ke(...)

 Vodafone chief Nick Read (right) and Director General of GSMA Mats Granryd take part in a conference on the opening day of the Mobile World Congress   in Barcelona. Photograph: Alberto Estevez/EPA

It can be easy to get caught up in the madness of Mobile World Congress (MWC) and its promise of a beautiful tomorrow. If you want to see what the fu(...)

A hotels federation survey in Cork city and county reveals average occupancy rate of 74% , leading to fears that additional rooms could oversaturate the market if the Events Centre does not start soon. File photograph: Getty Images

Cork needs a definite delivery date for the planned €80 million events centre if the city’s hotel sector is to capitalize on the 1,500 hotel rooms sch(...)

A total of 80 per cent of TUI members at Cork Institute of Technology (above) and 68 per cent of members at IT Tralee voted in favour of the merger.

Cork Institute of Technology and IT Tralee look set to apply to become a technological university within weeks after lecturing staff voted to support (...)

File image of IT Tralee

An independent review of finances at Institute of Technology Tralee has concluded that the institution is overstaffed, losing money and experiencing s(...)

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