Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology: In an email to staff on Tuesday, GMIT chairman Cormac MacDonncha said he had accepted Dr Barry’s resignation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has confirmed that its president Dr Fergal Barry has resigned. The move follows what sources in the instit(...)

Smoking costs the State 140 times more each year than the amount spent trying to get people to give up the habit, the Irish Heart Foundation has said.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times.

Smoking costs the State 140 times more each year than the amount spent trying to get people to give up the habit, the Irish Heart Foundation has said.(...)

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) says it is “functioning as normal” although its president, Dr Fergal Barry, is on extended leave. The thir(...)

Waterford has a well-established life-sciences cluster. Photograph: iStock
Southern charms

With property prices and wages in Dublin spiralling ever upwards, more companies are beginning to see the merits of having an office outside the capit(...)

Rob Laffan, a student at Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT), is the winner of the 2015 Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Awards for his Tippy Talk platform

A revolutionary new device which utilises automation technology to assist people with disabilities such as autism communicate verbally has earned Lime(...)

Pat Cox said any future appointments such as those to fill the roles of chief executive or artistic director, would be advertised.

The interim head of Limerick City of Culture has said he is not a healer of the past but a manager for the future.Mike Fitzpatrick, head of the Limeri(...)