LYIT enters partnership with Galway-Mayo and Sligo ITs

A new strategic partnership has been formed between Letterkenny Institute of Technology and the ITs in Galway-Mayo and Sligo.

The three colleges will begin working on joint projects in September, and will also consider how to achieve the status of a  Technological University for the Connaught Ulster region within five years.

The formal signing of the agreement took place last evening in Castlebar at a function attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

LYIT President Paul Hannigan says Mr Kenny's presence is an indication that the alliance has political support at the highest level.