LYIT has the biggest economic impact of all third level institutions in Ireland


A new report has found that Letterkenny Institute of Technology has the biggest economic impact of all third level colleges in Ireland.

Essentially, every euro invested in LYIT creates an economic boost to the economy worth more than four euro.

Despite significant cuts in third-level education funding in recent years LYIT has increased student numbers and delivered new courses.

One of the authors of the report Brian Lucey, Professor of Finance at Trinity College Dublin, says any further cuts have to be avoided...............