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DFEi does Operation Transformation

12 January 2017
Wednesday 18th Jan, 1.05pm, room T2. All welcome for a short meeting about DFEi Operation Transformation. Want to get fit, feel less tired, have better concentration, have more energy. Join with some other DFEi students, motivate each other on this 6 week programme.
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DFEi Talent Show/Christmas Jumper Competition for Pieta House

14 December 2016
Well done to SE5B and PR5 for organising a lively talent show and colourful Christmas Jumper competition. Cathal Hughes opened the show with a "strip tease" that didn't go too far! We were treated to a variety of tunes including rap artists, singer songwriter, spanish guitar solo, dance and song. Kylie Dunigan raised the roof by hitting the...
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Talent Show. Wed 14th, 1 - 2.15pm

13 December 2016
SE5B have organised a fantastic Christmas Talent show. Come along and help raise funds for Pieta House.
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Christmas Jumper Day, Wed 14th

12 December 2016
Prizes for the best Christmas Jumper. 1 -2.15pm during the Christmas Concert.
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Dara Howlett representing DFEi at the National Skills Competition

05 December 2016
Best of luck to Dara Howlett who is competing at the National Skills Competition this week. She is representing DFEi in cabinet making competition.
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DFEi Student Council Pyjama Day Monday 5th December

01 December 2016
Wear your onesie, donate 2euro for Debra Ireland. DFEi Student Council are hosting a fundraising event for Debra Ireland. This charity raises funds for those suffering for EB and their families and funds vital research into treatment. EB, Epidermolysis bullosa (EB), is a skin disease which causes the skin to blister. The skin is so delicate...
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PR5 go behind the scenes at Dublin's "Sugar Club"

30 November 2016
Event Production students enjoyed a relaxed an informative tour of one of Dublin's most popular late night venues. This tour organised by their teacher, Niall Power, enabled them to meet the events manager of the club and get first hand knowledge of what is involved in running nightly events.
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Doggie Shave or Dye Event

25 November 2016
Animal Healthcare students along with their teachers organised a novel event last Friday. They raised over 2000 for the DSPCA and Blue Cross charities. Some dogs were treated to sparkly ears while others enjoyed butterfly stencil fun tatoos. Their owners enjoyed delicious cakes baked by the students. Well done to all involved and to all the...
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DFEi Intercultural Day

24 November 2016
A vibrant, colourful event which treated us to african dance, a fashion parade modelling different asian and african traditional costumes, african rhythms and delicious food from Nigeria, Zimbabwe and South Africa. A huge thank you to Sam, Samantha, Shaka, Mary from DFEi Africa Society who were behind this wonderful event. This event raised 190...
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Peter Boyd - PJ6 speaks on RTE Morning Ireland

22 November 2016
DFEi Journalism student Peter Boyd speaks about disability awareness in the workplace. As a member of Arthritis Ireland, he along with other groups representing people with disabilities are calling on the government to modify how disability allowances are paid. In this interview Peter suggests that a grace period is needed where those returning...
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Intercultural Day - College Awareness Week

21 November 2016
Free event, Thurs. 24th 1pm-2pm. Come along and enjoy music and dance and taste some traditional African and Irish dishes.
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College Awareness Week in DFEi

19 November 2016
DFEi celebrates College Awareness Week with events every day from Monday 21st of November to Friday 25th November 2016. CAO Talks Study Skills Talks Griffith College IADT Blanchardstown IT Campaign Against Drugs Smart Futures.ie You are what you Drink Africian Society Intercultural Event DFEi Music Album Launch 2016/2017 Doggie Shave or Dye and...
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DFEi Host Awareness Talk on Diabetes

13 November 2016
All welcome to attend this talk on Wednesday 16th November @ 2.30pm in F1. This educational/awareness talk on Diabetes and hope to raise funds for scientific research into diabetes. Speakers will include Vicky Doyle from Diabetes Ireland and James O’ Reilly, cyclist with Type 1 diabetes. There is also a chance to win an AVOCA HAMPER. Just guess...
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European Cyber Security Challenge

01 November 2016
James Kearney from ITN6 has been chosen to join the Irish Team who will compete at the European Cyber Security Challenge. The challenge takes place in Dusseldorf this week and teams from 10 European countries are competing. James will join a team of 10 who have been selected from colleges all over Ireland. Best of luck to James
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College Awareness Week Promo

24 October 2016
College Awareness Week soft launch took place last Tuesday in Trinity College. Our own Animal Healthcare students along with their teacher Sinead Byrne and principal Cecilia Munro met with the students from other further education colleges and third level colleges. They also met with Richard Bruton, minister for Education and Skills. College...
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OUIJI in IMC - 27th October

22 October 2016
PR5 students have organised a movie afternoon in the IMC Dun Laoghaire. Popcorn and a drink included in the price. Tickets 10 per person.
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Student Council Trip 2016

14 October 2016
What a fabulous trip we had this year. 13 students, full of enthusiasm and fun with a great "can do attitude". Claire Lydon, Chelsie Kenna, Andrew Thompson, Elena Montgomery, Emmanuel Umeh, Daniel Hammond, Chris Bradshaw, Ian Murphy, Grace Keegan, Anna Kuntz, Dasha Kawaase Serwadda, Cathal Hughes and Sophie Brassil. A day full of activity;...
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Arts Culture History Students Visit Deansgrange Cemetery

26 September 2016
On this tour, students learned about some well known historical figures who rest in this local cemetery.
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Memorandum of Understanding signed between DFEi and IADT Dun Laoghaire on the 8th of September 2016

09 September 2016
IADT President Anna Doona on the importance of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Dun Laoaghire Further Education Institute (DFEi) and IADT Dun Laoghaire on the 8th of September 2016
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Graduation Day 2016

08 September 2016
Congratulations to the class of 2016. It was great to see so many of our wonderful graduates looking so well. Best of luck to you all.
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New Nursing Suite

15 August 2016
Before and after photos of the new nursing suite. Still waiting on the hospital beds and mannequins. We are very excited about creating a more realistic environment for the nursing and care assistants to learn.
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Visual Design Exhibition 2016

29 July 2016
DFEi students showcased their wonderful work this evening. Some of the unique furniture design pieces like Daniel's strong woven chair and Kevin's coffee table with it's "secret" drawers. Musical instrument making students treated us to some tunes from their very own handmade guitars and mandolins. DFEi students studying sustainable energy...
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Photography Exhibition 2016

01 July 2016
Students, their families and friends and staff enjoying the recent Visual Design Exhibition, where wonderful photographs taken by students were showcased.
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Progression through learning

26 June 2016
Places available on all DFEi courses, apply online now.
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DFEi Memorandum of Understanding signed with IADT

08 June 2016
DFEi signed an MOU with IADT On Thursday 8th September 2016
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Congratulations to teachers Angie Mezzetti and Patrick Wall

29 May 2016
Their radio programme "Mrs. Findlay's Broadwood Square Piano" has been nominated for an award in the arts and culture category at this years New York Festivals Worlds Best Radio Programme awards. Best of luck to you both. http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/radio/main.php?p=rp2017
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DFEi Graduate launches 4th Picture Book

17 May 2016
Congratulations to Carmel Kelly who is launching her 4th Picture book titled "The New Cat". Carmel studied creative Writing and Event Managment as a night student. The New cat is the heartwarming story of a stray moggie looking for his forever home. Hilariously Illustrated, this charming book outlines the practical steps needed when caring for...
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AC5 field trip to Mayo

27 April 2016
Arts Culture and Heritage students enjoyed a varied and blustery trip to Achill Island, Westport and it's hinterland. Among the places that they visited were Westport House, Ballintubber House and the famous Keem Bay in Achill Island. Their teacher Yvonne Campbell organised the trip and was a mind of information.
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AC5 field trip to Irish National Heritage Park

26 April 2016
Arts Culture and History students along with their teacher Yvonne Campbell recently attended a workshop about archaeology in The National Heritage Park in Wexford. Students saw at first hand how digs take place. They even managed to uncover a few bones!!
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Visit to RTE Radio Centre - MP2

18 April 2016
Music Production Year 2 students were taken on a tour of the RTÉ Radio Centre today. 2FM's Carl Mulllan was our guide, who brought us around all the radio studios and introduced us to some of the Audio Production Engineers in the Soundlab. It was a great day out. Thanks to Paddy O'Halpin our teacher for organising the trip.
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