The Live Wire

The Live Wire
GTI Open Day 2024: On Tuesday 5th March  we broadcast 12 to 3pm from the annual Galway Technical Institute Open Day.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to gather information about educational opportunities the institute offers. 
For those unable to attend in person  Ronan Lardner on The Live Wire will give an insights into the institute’s atmosphere and educational opportunities.  Ronan will help you get to know what this educational community can bring to your further education.  Tune in from 12 noon on Tues 5th.

Galway Technical Institute, Fr Griffin Road, one of Ireland’s Leading Colleges of Further Education Open Day takes place on Tuesday March 5th from 9am to 4pm. GTI welcomes both school leavers and mature learners who wish to retrain or up-skill.  Start your education & training journey with GTI.  Meet with students and staff and find out more about our dynamic range of over 50 full-time programmes for 2024-25, GTI’s links to Higher Education, Apprenticeships & Employment, and explore our fantastic facilities, Erasmus+ opportunities, projects for applied learning along with much more…. For more information visit

Galway Technical Institute is part of Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board and Funded by SOLAS.

 Phone: 091 581342 Email [email protected]

GTI is one of the leading colleges of Further Education in Ireland, providing QQI Level 5 & 6 courses to over 1,100 learners annually. At GTI, courses are designed to be of immediate and practical use in the workplace or as a stepping stone to further study and higher qualifications. Everything students learn will be valuable to them throughout their lives.

GTI’s Applied Learning approach is designed to enable students learn more effectively in real-life situations. Applied Learning provides students with learning experiences that involve solving problems that are based on real-life situations. By bringing the real world into the classroom and the classroom into the real world, Applied Learning has become the most effective and exciting way to learn the key skills required for the 21st Century. GTI’s underlying philosophy is about learning together. This is centred on learner activity, collaborative learning and critically, learning to learn.

Facilities at GTI include recording studios, creative digital media laboratories, dog grooming studio, hairdressing and beauty salons, wood workshops, fashion studios plus a wide range of specialist IT facilities. Their European Links provide work placements abroad for over 90 GTI students annually. Students currently travel to Finland, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Finland, and Turkey. These funded placements afford students the opportunity to gain valuable work related training in institutions and enterprises throughout Europe.