Monday September 28, 2020

GMIT president resigned after dispute over ‘governance issues’

A conflict between the former GMIT president, Dr Fergal Barry, and the college’s governing body was ongoing for almost a year before he resigned

28th July, 2019

Lawyers for the former president of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology raised concerns with college authorities and the Department of Education over alleged “governance issues”, records of correspondence reveal.

A conflict between the former GMIT president, Dr Fergal Barry, and the college’s governing body was ongoing for almost a year before he resigned, the details released under the Freedom of Information Act show.

Barry, who was due to be in situ...

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