Funding of over 940,000 euro for LYIT

The north west's two Institute of Technologies have been awarded over €2m in grant aid

Sligo IT will receive €1.2million while over €940,000 has also been approved for Letterkenny IT.

The funding will facilitate the provision of small-scale building works and high-tech equipment upgrades on both campuses.

LYIT President, Paul Hannigan, says the fundning is vital:

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