MTU Students Win Smarter Travel Student Awards

Munster Technological University (MTU) is proud to announce that a group of BA in Event Management students won a national award at the Smarter Travel Student Awards held in Dublin last Thursday. Their innovative project, ‘Game On: Battle of the Colleges’ won first prize in the Social Marketing: Programmes and Advocacy category.   The winning team, Brenda…

Minister Patrick O’Donovan announces funding of €500,000 to provide free period products for students

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donovan TD today announced funding of €500,000 to provide free period products for students. The funding of €250,000 to ETBs and €250,000 to publicly-funded Higher Education Institutions aims to deliver free and sustainable period products for students as part of a Government commitment under…

Top 10 home insurance claims revealed; burst pipes and leaks top the list

Burst pipes and water leaks were the main reason homeowners claimed on their house insurance in 2023, with two in five (41pc) claims made last year arising on foot of such damage, new figures from Peopl Insurance show. The figures, based on Peopl Insurance’s internal data, reveal that the three most common reasons for house…

Funds Academy Annual Conference Focuses on Shaping the Future of Funds

The Funds Academy, a HCI Pillar 3 joint initiative by Munster Technological University (MTU) and South East Technological University (SETU), hosted their second annual conference around the Future of Funds on Wednesday 24th April in the picturesque surroundings of Hotel Minella in Clonmel, Tipperary.  The packed agenda focused on providing a platform for dialogue, collaboration, and…

MTU’s Strategic Win: Securing €1.2 Million Funding for Knowledge Transfer from Enterprise Ireland

Munster Technological University has secured €1.2 million funding for knowledge transfer from Enterprise Ireland’s KT Boost programme, marking a key milestone for the University in driving socio-economic growth through research commercialisation and collaboration with enterprise. The KT Boost Programme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Southern, Eastern & Midland…

Essential Omega-3’s By Supplements Made Simple Support Health, Wellbeing, And Focus Ahead Of Exam Season

Dr. Doireann O’Leary, the founder of the evidence-based range Supplements Made Simple, cites Omega-3 Fatty Acids as being one of the most recommended supplements across a wide range of medical disciplines – including cardiology, rheumatology, geriatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology, and dermatology. This is because Omega-3 fatty acids consist of three essential nutrients that contribute to our…

Minister Foley announces new anti-bullying initiatives for schools

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today (Saturday 13 April) announced new initiatives to progress work on addressing bullying in schools from September 2024, as part of the Department of Education’s Cineáltas: Action Plan on Bullying. These will include the roll-out of new anti-bullying modules in primary and post-primary schools and the hosting of…

Simon Coveney T.D. Awards Certificates to Young Adults with Down Syndrome in MTU Home Economics Pilot Programme

Simon Coveney T.D. will present awards at a graduation ceremony at MTU’s Department of Tourism & Hospitality on Friday, 12th April, where the first group of students with Down Syndrome in Ireland, along with MTU’s BA (Hons) Home Economics and Business students, will be recognised together for their participation in a very unique pilot programme.  …

Milestone for MTU as topping out of new Learning Resource Centre takes place on Bishopstown Campus

The new Learning Resource Centre will provide teaching and learning space for 1,000 students and 70 staff and will expand MTU’s portfolio of programmes and services. The building is due for completion in summer 2025.   The project is part of the Department of Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science’s Higher Education Public…