Category Archives: Business

Student grants and renting supports available

PARENTS and their school leaving children preparing for college for the first time have been reminded that main financial support for students is the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) grant. Late applications are usually accepted up until November and it is a means tested grant which may cover fees and provide maintenance. The limits that… Continue Reading

Minister pays his first visit to meet MTU team

THE Minister for Further, Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, made his inaugural visit to Munster Technological University this Monday to tour the facilities at the North Campus in Kerry. Today also saw second to fourth year returning students starting on a phased return to campus since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.… Continue Reading

Call for bye-laws to deal with street buskers

THE intriguing prospect of an X-Factor style competition for buskers on the streets of Killarney, with Cllr Niall O’Callaghan in the role of Simon Cowell and Cllr Niall Kelleher filling the shoes of Louis Walsh, has been considered by councillors. That unlikely scenario raised its head at a meeting of Killarney Municipal District Council where… Continue Reading