Press Release- Minister Harris outlines ‘path forward’ for further education facility at Columb Barracks

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Monday’s meeting between the Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris and local stakeholders about the future of Columb Barracks has risen hopes that a third level training facility will be one of the cornerstones of its regeneration.

At the meeting, which was facilitated by the Land Development Agency, Minister Harris met with members of The Columb Barracks Advisory Group, as well as representatives from a number of bodies including LWETB, Technological University of the Shannon (TuS), Solas, Enterprise Ireland and Westmeath PPN. Among those also in attendance were Minister of State Peter Burke and historian Jason McKevitt.

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