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Realist?

Realist

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

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Interviews
Jonathan Pugsley, Energy Manager
Sustainable Energy Authority
Earth & Environment

Energy Manager - Jonathan Pugsley

Jonathan Pugsley is the Energy Manager for Masonite Ireland. He holds an Honours Degree in Metallurgy from Brunel University. His main task is to continually improve any system within the

Shane McDonagh, Renewable Energy Engineering
Smart Futures

Renewable Energy Engineering - Shane McDonagh

Shane McDonagh is a Phd Researcher working in the area of renewable energy engineering. Shane uses computer programmes to analyse data and look for patterns that will tell us how

Cecilia Fenech, Environmental Scientist
Smart Futures

Environmental Scientist - Cecilia Fenech

Cecilia Fenech works as an environmental researcher. Her main responsibility is to conduct research on identifying the sources of nitrate pollution in our rivers

Deirdre Kelleghan, Amateur Astronomer
Smart Futures

Amateur Astronomer - Deirdre Kelleghan

Deirdre Kelleghan is an artist, amateur astronomer, informal educator and writer. Here she talks about how she chose her career, what her job is like, the cool things in her

Kevin Power, Resource Manager
Forestry Careers Ireland
Farming, Horticulture & Forestry

Resource Manager - Kevin Power

Kevin Power works as a Resource Manager for Coillte. Kevin returned to education in his mid twenties to study Forestry at WIT

Donal Og Cusack, Automation/Energy Engineer
Sustainable Energy Authority
Earth & Environment

Automation/Energy Engineer - Donal Og Cusack

Donal Óg Cusack is an Automation/Energy Engineer for Johnson & Johnson Ireland. He is team leader within the company who brings his team player skills from his sporting

Agriculture, Animals & Food

Fisherman - Alan O'Neill
Bord Iascaigh Mhara
Maritime, Fishing & Aquaculture

Fisherman - Alan O'Neill

Regional Forester - Mark Clery
Forestry Careers Ireland
Farming, Horticulture & Forestry

Regional Forester - Mark Clery

Forest Manager - Niall O'Neill
Forestry Careers Ireland
Farming, Horticulture & Forestry

Forest Manager - Niall O'Neill

Science, Engineering & Construction

Data Scientist - Catherine Ahearn
Smart Futures
Computers & ICT

Data Scientist - Catherine Ahearn

Bricklayer - Brian	Conville
Construction Industry Federation
Construction, Architecture & Property

Bricklayer - Brian Conville

Mechanical Engineer - Damien Mason
CRH plc
Engineering & Manufacturing

Mechanical Engineer - Damien Mason

Medical, Wellbeing & Sport

Speech and Language - Lisa Kelly
Health Service Executive
Medical & Healthcare

Speech and Language - Lisa Kelly

Social Care Worker - Naoise Pye
St. Michael's House
Psychology & Social Care

Social Care Worker - Naoise Pye

Ambulance / Paramedic - Keith Hayes
Health Service Executive
Medical & Healthcare

Ambulance / Paramedic - Keith Hayes

Creative Arts, Fashion & Media..

Woodturner - Glenn Lucas
Design & Crafts Council of Ireland
Art, Craft & Design

Woodturner - Glenn Lucas

Dancer - Megan McEvoy
Languages Connect
Music & Performing Arts

Dancer - Megan McEvoy

Beauty Therapist - Kate Walsh
Languages Connect
Fashion & Beauty

Beauty Therapist - Kate Walsh

Government, Law & Education

Sub Lieutenant - Navy - David Fleming
Defence Forces
Security, Defence & Law Enforcement

Sub Lieutenant - Navy - David Fleming

Garda Trainee - Aoife O'Malley
An Garda Sí­ochána
Security, Defence & Law Enforcement

Garda Trainee - Aoife O'Malley

Garda Reserve - Rasaq Falade
Garda Reserve
Security, Defence & Law Enforcement

Garda Reserve - Rasaq Falade

Accountancy, Finance & Insurance

Senior Associate Solicitor - Caroline Austin
Irish Tax Institute
Accountancy & Taxation

Senior Associate Solicitor - Caroline Austin

Senior Tax Manager - Sinead Lew
Irish Tax Institute
Accountancy & Taxation

Senior Tax Manager - Sinead Lew

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice - Paddy Power
Insurance
Insurance

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice - Paddy Power