The proposed inclusion of an extra 4,500 people from South Kilkenny into the Waterford area seems to have upset quite a lot of people and no doubt it will continue to do so for quite some time. There is one thing that should be clear to nearly every person who is concerned about this is that if it is to happen it will not happen for a very very long time. If at all. There are so many proposals from various bodies and institutions, whether on the recommendation of independent or vested interests, each and every day here in this country that never are put into practice that you sometimes wonder how anything gets done at all in Ireland. And with this particular recommendation you just get the feeling it is going to go the same way. Rivalry between our two counties is going to continue for sometime yet.
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Waterford Institute of TechnologyWaterford Institute of Technology is once again making national headlines for all the wrong reasons. At the recent Public Accounts Committee meeting representatives of WIT were questioned and in turn left more questionsunanswered. The Chairman of the P.A.C. Sean Fleming, T.D.,Fianna Fail, called the failure to have up to date accounts for W.I.T. as “disgraceful”.Faced with a deficit of €15m. the financial problems facing the Institute are very …