Plans for International Standard Indoor Tennis Clay Court Facility Unveiled in Thurles

  LIT & Thurles Tennis Club, with the support of Tennis Ireland, sign major agreement to build six indoor clay tennis courts. New state of the art facility to be co-located with LIT’s 2,000 square metre Sports Lab. The significance of Thurles as one of Ireland’s most important sporting locations is to be greatly enhanced, […]

Engineering Showcase 2018 Postponed Due To Severe Weather Forecast

The Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase 2018, which was to take place at Shannon Airport on Thursday March 1, has been postponed by one week until Thursday March 8, 2018. Organisers of this free event, which offers secondary school students, guidance counsellors, parents and teachers a unique insight to the various engineering careers available in the […]

New Degree Programme In Manufacturing Located In LIT

Mary Mitchell O Connor, T.D., Minister for Higher Education, has visited the site of LIT’s new engineering-focussed campus at Coonagh. Coonagh Cross has been bought by LIT to house their new engineering campus. The campus comprises of 36 acres of land and over 7,000 sqm of built space. The purchase was funded by the Department […]

Joint Open Day Between LIT And Mary Immaculate College SignalsExpansion Of Thurles As A Student Town

Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of LIT told the conferring class of 2017 that Tipperary is exceptional in having an Institute of Higher Education located in the county, with some of the benefits including international impact, while at the same time celebrating its own uniqueness by having. Speaking at conferrings for over 200 graduates in areas […]

LIT President Warns Against Blanket Introduction Of ICLs

The President of LIT has warned against the dangers of ICLs (Income-Contingent Loans) as the sole means of financing third level education, describing it as a potential significant barrier to education. Professor Vincent Cunnane made his comments during his speech at the Limerick Institute of Technology’s Conferring Ceremony in Limerick today (Thursday). Addressing 1,700 graduates […]

LIT Open Day To Attract Thousands Of Students

Second level students attending this year’s Open Days at Limerick Institute of Technology will be among the first to be educated at the institute’s planned engineering-focussed campus at Coonagh. The Open Days, which take place on Thursday and Friday, October 19 and 20, will allow potential students the opportunity to see first hand all that Ireland’s fastest growing third […]

LIT Scientist and Thurles native proves existence of pure native Irish Honey Bee, Apis mellifera mellifera – the native black bee previously feared extinct

A Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) scientist has proven beyond any doubt that the pure native Irish Honey Bee – Apis mellifera mellifera is not extinct as previously feared, but still exists on the island of Ireland.   Applied Science Postgraduate Jack Hassett from Thurles has discovered that millions of the pure native species are […]

Seamus Hoyne of LIT Thurles Campus is announced EU Green Week 2017 Ambassador – one of only three from across Europe

The Co-Ordinator of Irish Build Up Skills is acknowledged as a European Leader in creating Green Jobs and contributing to Economic, Sustainable and Socially Responsible Growth in the EU. – EU Green Week 2017 takes place from May 29 to June 2, 2017. Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) Development and Public Engagement Manager and Co-Ordinator […]

National Sustainable Transport And Business Conference In Thurles

Sustainable technology in the transport sector and business in general has provided for significant savings on costs and improvements in efficiency. The National Sustainable Transport & Business Conference takes place in LIT, Thurles on May 25th. Potential opportunities for your business together with Case Studies which showcase the successful implementation of Sustainable Business and Transport […]

National Sustainable Transport And Business Conference To Take Place In Thurles

Sustainable technology in the transport sector and business in general has provided for significant savings on costs and improvements in efficiency.The National Sustainable Transport & Business Conference takes place in LIT, Thurles on May 25th. Potential opportunities for your business together with Case Studies which showcase the successful implementation of Sustainable Business and Transport initiatives […]

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