Mayo FG Deputy Alan Dillon is to meet with the Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris this week to discuss the latest developments at the Castlebar campus of GMIT.

It comes following the recent decision to close the business department at the Mayo campus.

Three years ago, former Taoiseach Enda Kenny set up a working group to formulate a plan for the future of the Mayo campus, which led to a 5-year strategy being agreed with €750,000 to be ring-fenced for the campus for each of the next 5 years while the plan was being implemented.

Deputy Alan Dillon is now calling for an independent review of the working group's report and the ring-fenced funding.

The FG TD met last Friday with the GMIT President Dr Orla Flynn, and will meet with Minister Harris this week to outline his concerns...

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