Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Kevin Moran from Insurance to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Kevin Moran

Insurance Administrator

Insurance

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  Kevin Moran
Work hard, it is important to have a good work ethic and to always be open to facing new challenges. An open mind is very important as the financial services industry is one that has undergone and will continue to undergo many changes. An appetite for learning is also very important as the need to broaden ones knowledge is paramount.
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National Career Skills Competition - 2015 Winners

Congratulations to all this years winners of the 2015 National Career Skills Competition.

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Transition Year Category

 

Student

School

Occupation

GC / TY Co-Ordinator

1st

Orla Murnaghan

 

St Louis Secondary School, Carrickmacross

Community Pharmacist

Ms. Sharon Lynch

2nd

Louis Madden

St. Macartan’s College, Monaghan

Scientist

Mr. Gerry Reilly

3rd

Claudia Cooney

Sacred Heart Secondary School,

Drogheda

Medical Physician

Ms. Emma Haran

Highly Commended

Muirín Nolan

Sacred Heart Secondary School,

Drogheda

Forensic Pathologist

 

Ms. Emma Haran

Highly Commended

Gradie McCann

Sacred Heart Secondary School,

Drogheda

Counselling Psychologist

 

Ms. Emma Haran

Highly Commended

Ultan O’Rourke

St. Macartan’s College, Monaghan

Marketing Executive

Mr. Gerry Reilly

Highly Commended

Kate McNamara

Gaelcoláiste Luimnigh

Veterinary Physician

 

Ms Anne Marie Greene

Commended

 

Emma Kennedy

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Lawyer

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Áine Ryan

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Community Pharmacist

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Maria Redmond

Coláiste Muire Ennis

General Nursing

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Renuka Chinatapelli

Loreto Secondary School , Balbrigan

Immunologist

Ms. Edel Greene

Commended

 

Aislinn Meaney

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Sports Tutor

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Ava O’Reilly

Sacred Heart Secondary School,

Drogheda

Primary School Teacher

 

Ms. Emma Haran

Commended

 

Caoimhe Power Gallagher

John the Baptist Community School, Limerick

Librarian

Ms. O’Brien

Commended

 

Grainne Smyth

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Educational Psychologist

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Judith Keane Keating

 

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Dentistry

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Lorraine Kelly

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Doctor

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Martyna kepa

St Joseph’s College, Summerhill Athlone

Community Pharmacist

 

Ms. Mary Egan

Commended

Megan McLaughlin

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Primary School Teacher

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Niamh Travers Molloy

 

Scoil Bhríde, Tuam

Digital Marketing

Ms. Deirdre Connaughton

Commended

 

Odhran Whelehan

 

Colaiste Íosagáin

Politician

Ms. Clare Nolan

Commended

 

Sheena Tarrent

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Air traffic Control Engineer

Ms. Niamh O’Regan

Commended

 

Sinead McMahon

 

Coláiste Muire Ennis

Pharmacy

 

Ms. Niamh O’Regan


Leaving Cert / LCVP / LCA

 

Student

 

School

Occupation

GC / LCVP Co-Ordinator

1st

John Harding

 

Presentation College Carlow

 

Mechanical Engineer

 

Ms. Noreen O'Looney

 

2nd

Jack Rogers  (LCVP)

 

Scoil Uí Mhuirí Post Primary School, Dunleer

 

Pupeteer Facilitator & Performer

 

Ms. Anna McCready

 

3rd

PJ Foley (LCVP)

 

Christian Brothers Secondary School, Charleville

 

Accountant

 

Ms. Christine Fitzgerald

 

Highly Commended  JOINT 4TH PLACE

 

Lee Campbell

 

Presentation College Carlow

 

Presentation College Carlow

 

Ms. Noreen O'Looney

 

Highly Commended  JOINT 4TH PLACE

Ciara O'Connor (LCVP)

 

Coláiste Mhuire Askeaton

 

Nursing

 

Ms. Geraldine O'Brien

 

Commended

 

Alexandrin Jurja

 

Christian Brothers Secondary School, Charleville

 

Psychologist

Ms. Christine Fitzgerald

 

Commended

 

Ciara Lane

 

Athboy Community School

 

Primary School Teacher

 

Ms. Susan Moran

 

Commended

 

Conor Kelly

 

Athboy Community School

 

Sports Therapist

 

Ms. Susan Moran

 

Commended

 

Emer Wright (LCE)

 

Our Lady of Lourdes, Rosbercon, Co. Wexford

 

Veterinary Nursing

Ms. Jackie Byrne

 

Commended

 

Helen Fuery (LCA)

 

Gort Community School, Galway

 

Cashier

Ms. Roisin Neylon

Commended

 

Jacob Adams

 

Coláiste Mhuire Askeaton

 

Medical Doctor

Ms. Geraldine O'Brien

 

Commended

 

Laura Sinnott

 

Our Lady of Lourdes, Rosbercon, Co. Wexford

 

Biomedical Engineer

Ms. Jackie Byrne

 

Commended

 

Patrick O'Loughlin

 

Christian Brothers Secondary School, Charleville

 

Radiographer

Ms. Christine Fitzgerald

 

 

Irish Language Category

 

Student

School

Occupation

Guidance Counsellor

1st

Albha Ní Dhuibhir Baoill

 

Coláiste Íosagáin

 

Ailtire

Marcella Ní Rathallaigh

 

2nd

Aoibh Ní Chribín

 

Coláiste Cois Life

 

Ailtire

Niamh Ní Fhionnghasa

 

3rd

Christine Costello

Gaelcoláiste Luimnigh

Láithreoir Radió

Áine Maire Ní Uaithne

Commended

Áine de Spáinn

 

Coláiste Íosagáin

 

Tréidliacht 

Marcella Ní Raghallaigh

Adult Learner Category

 

Student

Education/Training Centre

Work Experience

Guidance Counsellor

1st

Aisling Byrne

 

Ormonde College of Further Education Kilkenny

 

Moss Veterinary Hospital

Ms. Margie Wall

 

2nd

Sarah Condon

 

Thurles Community Training Centre

 

Rehab Care

 

Ms. Marion O'Dwyer / Ms. Geraldine Kinane

 

3rd

Joanna Stachecka

 

Tallaght Adult Education Centre

 

Quality Assurance Inspector

Ms. Susan O'Connell

 

Highly Commended

Thomas Quinn

Cherry Orchard Community Training Centre

 

Richard Brabazon Pre Training Service

 

Ms. Marina Cirillo

 

Highly Commended

Shauna Mulvey

Youthreach Transition Centre, Dublin, 1

 

Sales Assistant

Ms. Maura Carroll

 

Highly Commended

Sarah Holland

Ormonde College of Further Education Kilkenny

 

Reptile Village

Ms. Margie Wall

 

Highly Commended

Simon Purcell

Ormonde College of Further Education Kilkenny

 

Horse and Jockey Leisure Centre

Ms. Margie Wall

 


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