Inaction on Waterford university ‘an insult’

“The failure of Government to act on Waterford Institute of Technology’s (WIT) submission seeking university designation has been termed a ‘gross insult to the region’ by a local campaign group supporting the university agenda. The Friends of the University of the South East (FUSE) said it was a disgrace that there was still no news three years after WIT’s submission – and said continuing job losses in the region made it more vital than ever that the Government delivers on a university. Dr Mark Rowe, a family doctor in Waterford and part of Fuse, said the group was anxious that the university remained a priority issue at a time when it was needed more than ever …” (more)

[Jennifer Long, Irish Times, 20 February]

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