Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) hosts it’s inaugural Fellowship Awards Ceremony this Thursday at the LIT operated Limerick School of Art & Design (LSAD), Clare Street, Limerick at 7p.m. with former CEO of North Tipperary Vocational Education Committee, Luke Murtagh due to receive one.
A major driving force behind the extablishment of the Tipperary Rural and Business Development Institute (TRBDI), which later became the Tipperary Institute, and is now LIT Tipperary, Mr Murtagh enjoyed a very successful time at the helm of the VEC in the county and made a huge contribution to second and third level education.
The inaugural LIT fellows who will be honoured at this event are:
· LIT Fitzgibbon Cup winning coach Davy Fitzgerald
· Former LIT Governing Body Chairman John Clifford
· Acclaimed artist and graduate of LSAD John Shinnors
· Former Acting CEO of the then Tipperary Institute (now operated by LIT as LIT Tipperary) Luke Murtagh
· LIT academic Patricia Burke