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Atlantic TU will deliver €700m to Ireland’s economy per year

Apr 1, 2022 13:04 By Shannonside News
Atlantic TU will deliver €700m to Ireland’s economy per year Atlantic TU will deliver €700m to Ireland’s economy per year
No Reproduction Fee Orla Flynn, Atlantic Technological University. Photo Brian Farrell
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The University was officially formed today.

The president of the newly formed Atlantic Technological University believes it will be of huge economic benefit to the Northwest.

The Atlantic TU encompasses Sligo IT, Letterkenny IT and GMIT and will contribute to around 3% of the region's economy. while just under 10% of third-level students in Ireland will be in enrolled on its eight campuses.

It's expected the university will deliver €700 million to the region's economy every year.

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Dr Orla Flynn hopes the University can support the recovery of the Northern and Western region's economy, by increasing the development of innovative products while supporting the creation of new jobs.

She says it will be anchor for communities and businesses in the region.

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