Former GMIT president made protected disclosures

After several initial disclosures, Fergal Barry was asked to make a confidential governance report to the Department of Education and the HEA in June 2018

4th August, 2019

Former Galway Mayo Institute of Technology president Fergal Barry availed of Protected Disclosures legislation to raise issues he deemed of concern over a year before he departed, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

A deliberative process related to his disclosures is believed to be ongoing, but when contacted, GMIT’s spokeswoman said it was policy not to comment on staff matters. Barry was not contactable.

After several initial disclosures, Barry was asked to make...

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