*Professor Vincent Cunnane, the inaugural President of TUS with Minister of State for Skills and Further Education Niall Collins (FF) at the official launch. Photograph: Julian Behal. Ennis is now officially a university town following the opening of Ireland’s first transregional university – Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest.
*Sean Collins has filled the centre back berth for Clare this year. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill He was still a student at St Caimin’s Community School in Shannon when he joined the county senior football panel but the years have rolled on and now Sean Collins is regarded as one of the most experienced members of …
*LIT President, Prof Vincent Cunnane speaking at the opening of its Ennis campus in December 2019. Photograph: Eamon Ward A proposed link between Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) has formally been given the go-ahead by Government meaning that Ennis is now a university town.