One Step Closer to University Status for IT Carlow

A government Minister is hopeful that the opening of a new research and innovation hub at I T Carlow can help in its bid for full university status.

The muliti million euro Dargan centre was officially opened on Friday and will provide cutting edge research facilities for dozens of post graduate students at the I.T in the coming years.

Environment Minister and Carlow Kilkenny TD Phil Hogan feels the opening of the facility is another important step in attaining a university for the south east