Athlone Institute of Technology

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Athlone Institute of Technology
Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Luain
Athlone Institute of Technology
Athlone Institute of Technology
Former name
Athlone Regional Technical College
Motto Connect and Discover
Type Institutes of Technology in Ireland
Established 1970
President Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin
Academic staff
Students 5,400+
Location Athlone, County Westmeath, N37 HD68, Ireland
Coordinates: 53°25′05″N 7°54′17″W / 53.41794°N 7.90462°W / 53.41794; -7.90462
Campus 18 hectares (44 acres)
Colours Blue & White

Athlone Institute of Technology (also known as AIT) (Irish: Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Luain) is a higher education institution in the midlands of Ireland. The institution was established in 1970 as Athlone Regional Technical College.

AIT International Arena[edit]

An international athletics arena with an overall building floor area of 9,715 m2 was opened in early 2013. The arena can house 2,000 spectators and was constructed at a cost of €10 million.[1]

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  1. ^ "AIT International Arena – Athlone Institute of Technology". Archived from the original on 18 January 2016. Retrieved 14 November 2015. 

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