DFEi students organise a "Shoebox Appeal" for inner city homeless charity.

14 December 2017
A big thank you to all the students and teachers involved in this charity event. All donations will be distributed in the coming days to those in need.
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Kristmas Kracker Events All This Week

10 December 2017
There is lots going on in DFEi this week as we wrap up for Christmas. On Tuesday lunch time we have our annual talent show. On Wednesday there will be the Christmas jumper competition and the winners of our Instagram photo competition will be announced. On Thursday come along for DFEi's first student table quiz and on Friday relax to the tunes...
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Doc On One RTE - "A New Niamh"

09 December 2017
Listen back to the documentary aired last Saturday on RTE Radio . The documentary was made by Angie Mezzetti, DFEi teacher in the media department. Click here to listen back. "Niamh Mooney is a friend of mine. She is extraordinarily talented, as a writer, a poet and a stand up comedienne. She is also a super granny. Niamh allowed me to...
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Shoe Box Appeal - DFEi Student Council

03 December 2017
Please support the Inner City Homeless shoe box appeal. All boxes can be left in the foyer under the DFEi Christmas tree.
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Student Council Intercultural Day

22 November 2017
Well done to the Student Council for organising a colourful Intercultural lunch time event last Thursday. Zach on piano and Sophie on vocals entertained us while the rest of the student council offered around some of the tasters they had prepared.
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College Awareness Week 2017 Opens in DFEi

21 November 2017
Minister of State for Education launches National College Awareness week from Dun Laoghaire. Mary Mitchell-O Connor TD visited Dun Laoghaire Further Education institute for the official launch of the nationwide College Awareness Week. Mary Mitchell-O Connor TD expressed her delight at returning to home turf during her welcome speech at the...
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College Awareness Week

18 November 2017
All welcome to attend workshops, talks and music events taking place in DFEi this week. College Awareness Week 20st – 26th November 2017 Time Monday 20th Tuesday 21st Wednesday 22nd Thursday 23rd Friday 24th 9.00am -10.00am CAO Workshop How to apply to the CAO Learning Centre Mental Health Ireland Michael Noble. Your Mental Health how to mind...
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12 November 2017
Students & staff welcome to workshops and demos taking place this week in DFEi as part of Science Week.
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Award of Excellence at Abu Dhabi Worldskills

03 November 2017
Congratulations to Sean Hogan and his teacher Declan Barrett. Sean was awarded a medal of excellence at the recent WorldSkills competition which took place in Abu Dhabi last month. Sean was representing Ireland in the cabinet making section of the competition. WorldSkills 2017. After four hard fought days of competition the Irish Team returned...
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DFEi Cinema Afternoon IMC - Thursday 26th

22 October 2017
Come join PR5 this Thursday for a special screening of "Happy Death Day" in IMC Dun Laoghaire. 10 will get you popcorn a drink and your cinema ticket.
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Student Council Trip to Glendalough

17 October 2017
Student council reps from 17 different class groups joined together for a teambuilding night away to the Glendalough hostel. At midday we set off on our hike up over the old Miners village then descending down the valley by the Poulanass waterfall. We were all pretty chuffed with ourselves for having completed this 14km hike at a fairly steady...
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DFEi Closed Monday 16th October 2017

14 October 2017
DFEi will remain closed on Tuesday 17th of October 2017 as per DES announcement. DFEi is expected to re-open as normal on Wednesday 18th of October 2017.
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World Skills Competition

09 October 2017
Team Ireland competitor Sean Hogan will represent Ireland in the trade of Cabinetmaking at the 44th WorldSkills Competition, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 14-19 October 2017. Sean has completed a twelve week intensive training programme here in DFEi under the guidance of his teacher Declan Barrett from DFEi. This was in preparation for the...
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Class of 2017. Graduation Ceremony

14 September 2017
Congratulations to the Class of 2017. It was great to see so many of our wonderful graduates looking so well. Best of luck to you all.
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Graduation Ceremony, Wed 13th Sept. 2pm. Royal Marine Hotel

06 September 2017
Register for your free tickets on Eventbrite. Follow the link on
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Journalism Students Progress to 2nd Year Degree

07 July 2017
Congratulations to second year Journalism students Niall Byrne and Sian Long, who will be progressing to second year of the Degree in Journalism at DIT as part of the Advanced Entry link between DFEi and DIT. Both students are delighted. "It is great to see this link benefit our Journalism students," said Gemma Cox, Coordinator for Journalism....
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Vantastival Music Festival

20 June 2017
DFEi music production students along with their teachers enjoyed a fantastic two day festival outside Drogheda. The DFEi stage was buzzing with Rock and Trad groups during the day, and DJs late into the night. DFEi Music production students managed the sound desk and many past and current students performed with their own bands. Well done to...
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Visual Design Showcase 2017

01 June 2017
Well done to DFEi Furniture Design students who exhibited their wonderful creations at the annual Visual Design Showcase Expo. Thank you also to photography students and Architectural design students who also showcased their final year project work.
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Visual Design Showcase Exhibition

17 May 2017
May 31st, come along and see the wonderful pieces that DFEi students have produced in Furniture Design, Architectural Design and Photography.
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Vantastival Music Festival

20 April 2017
Join us at the DFEi music stage in this year's Vantastival Festival. June bank holiday weekend, 2nd - 4th June. Bring your tent or campervan (if you are lucky enough to have one). Weekend and camping tickets cost 75 and can be purchased in the college.
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HS6 Students Host Community Event

05 April 2017
Students from LEVEL 6 Health Supervisory management hosted a Health promotion event for members of the Age Action group in Rathmines. The title of the presentation was Safe Living and covered topics such as safety with medication, road and personal security and fire safety in the home. A very informative session and a great opportunity to get...
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End Of Term Events

02 April 2017
Tuesday - Spin 103 visit, Wednesday - Fun Run, Thursday - Free Seated Massage
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Album Launch - Backstage Tivoli

27 March 2017
A great night was had last Friday where DFEi Music Production students and friends showcased their music. Special thanks to Patrick Wall for organising the event all the performers. Thank you to the students who came along to support. Line up included Peter Fahy, Richard Kearney and his band, The Kearnivores, and Ian Murphy.
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DFEi Album Launch

22 March 2017
Friday 24th March 8pm, Tivoli Backstage. Fabulous line up showcasing DFEi Talent. Come along, bring your friends to DFEi Album Launch.
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For International Women's Day, Dara Howlett (Cabinet Making) is featured in The World Skills HeForShe Campaign

12 March 2017 The HeForShe campaign pushes for greater gender equality in vocational education and skills professions. Dara tells how she loves working with wood and being a girl in a traditionally male profession doesn't change anything in her mind. Read...
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Animal Healthcare students stay on Gurteen Farm

28 February 2017
AH6 and AH5 students get their hands and feet dirty and learn on site in Gurteen Farm. The group spent 5 days before mid-term learning about the routine daily care of farm animals. It was back to dormitory sleeping, wellies and hearty meals. Gurteen welcome students studying agriculture, veterinary studies and animal health care all year round....
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The Wave Online 107.8

16 February 2017
Congratulations to RB6 and PJ6 students who ran the DFEi radio station, The Wave earlier this week. What an array of programmes ranging from sports, current affairs to music programmes "as gaelige". Students managed all aspects of the radio operation. A wonderful learning opportunity. A big thank you to their teacher Adrian Smyth for all his...
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SM6 Visit Google

15 February 2017
Security students, SM6 were treated to a tailor made tour of Google last week. As well as visiting Google "Chill Areas" they were shown the procurement process back end system. The highlight of the tour was the main Google auditorium with state of the art audio visual equipment. Thanks to their teacher Shane McGovern for organising the tour.
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Athboy Visit - Ecological Builiding Systems Training Centre

13 February 2017
Students from the Design Craft Department on a recent trip to the ecological building systems training centre in Co. Meath
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DFEi student wins runner up in DDLETB CAD Design Competition

10 February 2017
Congratulations to Ray Aherne whose CAD Design model won runner up in the DDLETB CAD design competition. Well done to his teacher Eoghan Ó Murchadha for his guidance. Thanks to Ray, DFEi will no be awarded a brand new 3D printer.
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