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.

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I would advise to any young person to go to college first and/or travelling and gain some life experience as this will help you deal/cope with situations a lot better.
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Historic Win for GMIT Letterfrack Student in IrelandSkills

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Training for Success Course Now Recruiting

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New Tour Guiding Course

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Courses Starting end of March 2017

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DCU School Visit

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MIC Announces Scholarship Scheme Valued at 100 Thousand Euro

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Now accepting applications for 2017/18

Ormonde College of Further Education

 

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GMIT Offers New Tourism Management Programme

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RCSI MyHealth Transition Year programme 2017 live stream

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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Newpark jazz education programmes move to DCU

Dublin City University - DCU

  Entertainment & Performing Arts

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Interviews - February 3rd - APPLY NOW @ Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

 

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Radio and Safety Training January and February 2017

National Fisheries College of Ireland

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Posted / Updated on: January 3, 2017

 


DCU Designated as a University of Sanctuary

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BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance

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Planning Permission for 14 million Coonagh Campus Welcomed by LIT

Limerick IT - LIT

 

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NEW 2017/2018 Prospectus

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New Technology to Scale-up Student Volunteering at IT Tallaght

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Applications Now Open Online

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Posted / Updated on: December 12, 2016

 


New Video: NCAD Open Day 2016

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Posted / Updated on: December 16, 2016

 


MIC now offering nine undergraduate degree options

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Posted / Updated on: December 12, 2016

 


New Animation Courses: Sequential Art and Clay Sculpting Techniques

Pulse College

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Radio and Safety Training January 2017

National Fisheries College of Ireland

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Posted / Updated on: December 9, 2016

 


New Flexi4 course in Community Youth Work starting January 2017

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Extra Dates Added for Campus Tours

IT Sligo

 

Posted / Updated on: February 17, 2017

 


IT Sligo Introduces Sport With Business Honours Degree

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New Video: GMIT Letterfrack Student Furniture Gallery 2016

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Posted / Updated on: December 5, 2016

 


Now Enrolling for 2017

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Applications 2017 / 2018 Now Open

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Radio and Safety Training

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Engineering Apprenticeship Launched at LIT

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Posted / Updated on: November 30, 2016

 


Applications Now Open

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Applications Now Open 2017

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Applications Now Open for September 2017

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UL Launches new 86 million Science and Engineering Research Institute

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Natural asthma treatment project wins SciFest 2016

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Posted / Updated on: November 17, 2016

 


CAO Hub

Limerick IT - LIT

 

Posted / Updated on: November 16, 2016

 


News Update November 2016

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

 

Posted / Updated on: November 15, 2016

 


New expanded subject offering on MIC Bachelor of Arts Degree

Mary Immaculate College

  Classic Arts, Languages and Culture

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


New Prospectus 2017/18

Dunboyne College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


Graduate Testimonials

Limerick College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: February 16, 2017

 


Open Days 2017

Killester College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


Pre Nursing Graduate Profile

Kerry College of Further Education

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Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


Application System Now Open for 2017

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


2017 Applications Now Open

Cabra Community College

 

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


Mature Entry Medical Student Experience at RCSI

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

  Medical & Healthcare

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


94% of graduates in paid employment or further study

Galway-Mayo IT - GMIT

 

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


DKIT now accepting applications for Springboard courses

Dundalk IT - DKIT

 

Posted / Updated on: November 14, 2016

 


Where can a degree from GMIT Letterfrack take you?

Galway-Mayo IT - GMIT

  Art, Craft & Design

Posted / Updated on: November 11, 2016

 


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Aquaculture

National Fisheries College of Ireland

  Maritime, Fishing & Aquaculture Education

Posted / Updated on: December 1, 2016

 


Open for Applications for September 2017

Moate Business College

 

Posted / Updated on: November 11, 2016

 


Applications Now Open for 2017

Dunboyne College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: November 15, 2016

 


New Visual Effects Programme Launching at BCFE

Ballyfermot College of Further Education

  Computers & ICT Art, Craft & Design

Posted / Updated on: October 20, 2016

 


Interviews Now Open for Non-CAO Degree Courses Sept 2017

Pulse College

 

Posted / Updated on: December 12, 2016

 


New Insurance Apprentices Begin Landmark Education Journey

IT Sligo

  Banking, Insurance & Financial Services

Posted / Updated on: October 18, 2016

 


UL scientists to help build smart clothing of the future

University of Limerick - UL

  Computers & ICT Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Posted / Updated on: October 18, 2016

 


NCAD Portfolio Information Sessions

National College of Art and Design - NCAD

  Art, Craft & Design

Posted / Updated on: October 17, 2016

 


NEW 3 Year Degree in Stage Management and Technical Theatre

The Lir Academy

  Entertainment & Performing Arts

Posted / Updated on: October 17, 2016

 


Three new bus routes provide direct connections to DCU

Dublin City University - DCU

 

Posted / Updated on: October 14, 2016

 


RCSI ranks joint 1st in Ireland in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

 

Posted / Updated on: October 14, 2016

 


CIT survey finds 91 percent of 2015 graduates in employment or study

Cork Institute of Technology - CIT

 

Posted / Updated on: December 8, 2016

 


Radio and Safety Training October 2016

National Fisheries College of Ireland

  Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food Education Maritime, Fishing & Aquaculture

Posted / Updated on: October 17, 2016

 


New Course - BA Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education

Limerick IT - LIT

  Education

Posted / Updated on: September 28, 2016

 


Top global ranking for Masters in Management Programme at DCU

Dublin City University - DCU

  Business Organisation & Business Management

Posted / Updated on: September 19, 2016

 


DCU Incorporation September 2016

Dublin City University - DCU

 

Posted / Updated on: August 16, 2016

 


School Visits and Campus Tours

IT Sligo

 

Posted / Updated on: August 16, 2016

 


Why study a Bachelor of Arts at MIC

Mary Immaculate College

  Education

Posted / Updated on: November 3, 2016

 


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