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TUS To Boost Energy Efficiency And Accessibility With New €3m Grant

Minister Simon Harris says he wants colleges to be inclusive and welcoming.

The Technological University of the Shannon is set to benefit from a new €2.9 million government grant.

The money will be invested in upgrading old buildings to make them more energy efficient and to help students access laptops and other essential equipment.

It's from a pool of €40 million for colleges around the country.

The new South East Technological University, which incorporates the former IT Carlow, is receiving €3.5 million.

A total of €20 million is going to the new TU sector, with the remaining €20 million for the the existing universities and colleges.

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris says he wants colleges to be inclusive and welcoming:

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