Anne Donnelly, Student Services Officer GMIT Mayo, has been shortlisted in RTE Radio 1 Frances Mac Manus short story competition. Her story “Poked”, which will be broadcast at 11.02pm (on Friday 18 July), tells the story of a woman whose world is turned upside down when her mother, who she has not seen in twenty-six years, […]
Nursing lecturers and HSE employees gathered in GMIT Mayo to take part in a formal consultation on the future of nursing education in Ireland. In attendance at GMIT Mayo in Castlebar were senior officials from the HSE, managers from Mayo General Hospital, Roscommon Hospital, Mayo Mental Health Services and other local agencies. Co-ordinated by An […]
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has forged a new strategic alliance with Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) that will provide greater educational opportunities for students, communities, and industry in the West/North West and Mid-West regions (Atlantic Corridor). The Presidents of GMIT and LIT, Dr. Maria Hinfelaar and Michael Carmody, and the Chairmen, Des Mahon and […]
GMIT Surf Club Mayo is on a crest of a wave after winning the 2014 Surf Intervarsities at Keel beach in Achill on Sunday. GMIT Surf Club took the Overall Club title, with IT Sligo in second place, NUIG third and UCC fourth. GMIT’s Jordon Ramsey won the Men’s Novice Surf with Ali Leonard, Trinity […]
GMIT has appointed Dr. Deirdre Garvey as the new Head of the GMIT Mayo campus. Dr. Garvey, originally from Ballyhaunis, joined GMIT in 2008 as a Senior Lecturer with responsibility for the Lifelong Learning area. She succeeds Jim Fennell, GMIT Secretary, and Financial Controller, who was Head of the campus in an acting capacity following […]
Katie Moore from Foxford, Co Mayo, has been chosen to work at London Fashion Week after winning an internship with international Irish designer John Rocha. Katie is one of two final year GMIT Textiles students have been given a huge career boost after taking part in two prestigious shows in Dublin and London. Amy Brannigan […]
GMIT’s newly-formed Centre for Creative Arts and Media (CCAM) is continuing to grow a legacy of award-winning lecturers and students. Two graduates and a lecturer have won top prizes at this year’s Claremorris Open Exhibition, which runs until 5 October. The Claremorris Open is the most prestigious independently curated exhibition in the western region. It is curated annually […]
An Irish company that designs, develops and manufactures rainwater harvesting systems that takes rainwater from any roof and returns it to your building as quality drinking water has won a Dragon’s Den style competition, at GMIT Mayo campus as part of Mayo Ideas Week. Three new entrepreneurs: Sorcha O’ Grady (TruckScience), Denis Sheehy (Rainsavers) and […]
Plans are underway for the biggest ever reunion of graduates of GMIT’s Mayo campus later this year. Several hundred graduates and current students are expected to attend the reunion on 8 and 9 November which will include a major concert with Sharon Shannon and her band and guest artist, Mundy. The event, called ‘The GMIT Reunion […]
Mayo Recovery College, the first college of its kind in Ireland, will open its doors to the people of Mayo and beyond this autumn. The College is holding an open evening from 7–9 pm on Wednesday, 28 August in the Large Lecture Theatre, GMIT, Castlebar to discuss the courses, seminars and workshops that will be […]
GMIT Mayo campus student, June Devaney from Ballina, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the area of social studies and social justice. June will shortly commence her second year on the BA in Applied Social Studies degree programme in GMIT Mayo, has been awarded ‘Outstanding Young Person of the Year Award’ from Junior […]
An exhibition of paintings by eight final-year art students in the GMIT Mayo campus will open in GMIT’s St. Mary’s Hall, Castlebar, on Friday, 7 June, 6.30pm.
Mona Sweeney from Achill Sound, who studies in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), has won the overall Vodafone Student Design Award 2013 at the Vodafone DIT Fashion Show in Vicar Street Dublin last night (17th April 2013) from an impressive shortlist of ten designs. Mona picked up a cash prize of €2,500 for her winning […]
An electrical services student from Co Mayo was among the first cohort of students on the new Electrical Services and Automation Engineering degree programme in GMIT who hosted an exciting exhibition of their work in the Galway campus.
Over 150 athletes, ranging from the experienced to the first time novice, are expected to compete in the Castlebar Sprint Distance Triathlon 2013, taking place on April 21st. The event is organised by Liquid Motion Triathlon Club in Ballina and G.M.I.T. Castlebar.
A GMIT Maths and Computing student, Adeel Gilani, has become the first winner in the new ‘AppMeUp’ competition for professional and student developers announced by Microsoft and Acer.