News & Industry Updates

Launch of NUI Galway’s Designing Futures programme

Designing Futures is a new flagship initiative in NUI Galway that has been awarded €7.57m in funding for a period of 5 years.

11 January 2022 

Looking For A Career Change? Visit The Right Course

Minister Harris encourages those looking for a career change to visit The Right Course

11 January 2022 

Minister Harris confirms Government approval for legislation

Minister Harris confirms Government approval for legislation to reform higher education sector and modernise the role of the Higher Education Authori...

6 January 2022 

Minister Harris announces 17 new apprenticeship programmes

Minister Harris announces 17 new apprenticeship programmes will be developed in 2022

6 January 2022 

Human Capital Initiative

The Human Capital Initiative (HCI), which was announced by the Government in Budget 2019, is an initiative which provides €300m investment of funding

5 January 2022 

Ministers Harris and Foley publish Education Indicators for 2021

the publication of Education Indicators for Ireland 2021 – it presents a comprehensive set of educational indicators for the education system

5 January 2022 

Job-ready talented individuals available

Galway Executive Skillnet’s CareerMAP 4.0 Programme has come to a close and we have 10 job-ready talented individuals available for a period of 2-4 w...

22 December 2021 

Atlantic Technological University

GMIT, IT Sligo and LYIT (CUA) to become Atlantic Technological University in Spring 2022

22 December 2021 

The 1st Cyber Research Conference Ireland

authorities working in the multidisciplinary field of cybersecurity, cybercrime and related areas can exchange knowledge and experience

22 December 2021 

Funded & Subsidised Courses

Bill Bishop and Gerry Duffy will both be speaking at these events.Sign up today

22 December 2021 

Intereg Funding Opportunity

Consider this source of funding for the development of ideas that could positively support your overall objectives.

22 December 2021 

Readiness for Industry

Survey on Readiness for Industry 4.0 in West of Ireland SME's. Help us make it easier for small companies in the West to move to Industry 4.0 in the ...

22 December 2021 

West Regional Skills Awards 2021

We need your help to nominate someone who has made a major contribution to respond to skills needs in the West (Galway, Mayo, Roscommon) Region! 

22 December 2021 

Launch of The First Polymer Training Skillnet's Centre of Excellence

Missed the recent virtual launch of First Polymer Training Skillnet's Centre of Excellence?

22 December 2021 

Ministers Harris announces new support for apprenticeship employers

Ministers Harris announces new €2,000 support for apprenticeship employers

20 December 2021 

Andy Bounds - Sales Masterclass with Galway Executive Skillnet

Sales Masterclass with Galway Executive Skillnet

20 December 2021 

Budget 2022: €122 million skills package for new world of work

Ministers Simon Harris and Niall Collins have today outlined the Skills measures as part of Budget 2022.

14 October 2021 

The Blue Bioeconomy-The Blue Perspective - Free event 22nd October

This event will be hosted by Marine Scientist and Influencer Finn Van Der Aar from Saltwater Stories.

13 October 2021 

National Skills Bulletin 2021

The latest Skills Bulletin has been published by SOLAS & the National Skills Council

13 October 2021 

Manufacturing Excellence Network meeting

First meeting of the group after the summer break took place on 11th October via Zoom

12 October 2021