HEA to penalise three third-level institutions over their “poor performance” standards

Galway-Mayo IT, NCAD and Dundalk IT could face the withholding of hundreds of thousands of euro worth of their state funding due their underperformance in a new assessment initiative

For the first time ever, Irish colleges are facing penalties due to “poor performance”. The Galway-Mayo institute of Technology (GMIT), Dundalk Institute of Technology and the National College of Art and Design (NCAD)  face financial penalties, which will see the