Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Questions (86)

Thomas Pringle

Question:

86. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will ensure that the Killybegs Campus of Letterkenny Institute of Technology will continue to be supported as part of Letterkenny IT to ensure that the campus can continue to contribute to the provision of third level education in South West Donegal and the economic development of the area delivering courses in the school of tourism and renewable energies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21660/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The Tourism College Killybegs is a school of the Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) which is an autonomous statutory body. The management of the College is the responsibility of the Governing Body and the President of Letterkenny Institute of Technology. No specific proposals concerning the future of the Killybegs campus of the Institute have been received from Letterkenny Institute of Technology by either the Higher Education Authority or my Department.