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WorldSkills Selection February 2015

13 February 2015
The WorldSkills Selection Process for Cabinetmaking is currently taking place in DFEi. The winner will represent Ireland in the 43rd WorldSkills competition which is being held in Brazil in August 2015. Click below for further details. worldskills-seclection-february-2015.pdf
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DFEi Student Newsletter February 2015

13 February 2015
Click below for DFEi's latest Students Newsletter /dfei-students-newsletter-february-2015.pdf
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Animal Care Level 6 having fun in Gurteen

11 February 2015
Level 6 Animal Care Learners are currently in Gurteen, Co Tipperary, on a residential week as part of their course to learn all about large animal breeds.
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Southampton University Progression Interviews

09 February 2015
DFEi is currently hosting the selection interviews for Southampton University for the Nursing Degree Course as offered by this University. Applicants from all over Ireland, including applicants from DFEi's Nursing Studies course, will attend DFEi over the next three days (9th, 10th and 11th February 2015) to complete a group test and selection...
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Arts, Culture and History visit to County Hall

09 February 2015
The Arts, Culture and History (AC5) learners recently got a brief insight into Local Government when they visited Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Hall recently. Their visit was hosted by Cllr. Victor Boyhan who explained the workings and decision making of the council and the elected councillors throughout their five year term. The learners also...
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The Wave in Bloomfields

05 February 2015
The Wave 107.8fm, DFEi's radio station, visited Bloomfields Shopping Centre in Dun Laoghaire on Thursday 5th February from 10am - 4pm to promote the station's new schedule of programmes which commences shortly. Wave personnel from the radio broadcasting courses at DFEi were on hand and demonstrated their radio production skills. Thank you for...
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Meet The Wave!

29 January 2015
The Wave 107.8fm, DFEi's radio station, will be visiting the Bloomfields Shopping Centre in Dun Laoghaire on Thursday 5th February from 10am - 4pm to promote the station's new schedule of programmes which commences shortly. Wave personnel from the radio broadcasting courses at DFEi will be on hand to demonstrate their radio production skills....
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The Cube

28 January 2015
After nearly 5 months preparation, PR5 presented "The Cube" in the canteen on Wednesday 28th January 2015. It was hosted by our own excellent teacher Pat Kiersey, who was suited in a very dapper tuxedo and was facilitated greatly by numerous teachers who gladly gave of their time to help with ideas, sound cues and props amongst other things....
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PJ5 Trip to Google Headquarters

27 January 2015
Where do I leave my CV?! - PJ5's take Google by storm By Journalism student, Barry McEvoy Google was kind enough to allow the first year Journalism class to take a tour around their European Headquarters in Dublin’s Docklands, with a little help from Business Teacher Shane McGovern. The tour started with great disappointment as there was no...
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National Skills Competition Final 2015

26 January 2015
Ireland Skills: National Skills Competition Final 2015 (Carpentry) David Morgan recently won the National Skills Competition in Carpentry in Ireland for. He won the final of the competition, which was held in Cork Institute of Technology on his second attempt, having been placed third in 2013. David is employed by P & L Carpentry LTD,...
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Graduate Survey Prize Winner

26 January 2015
Erinne Murphy graduate of Nursing Studies 2013/2014 won the prize for responding to the recent graduate survey.
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The Wave Returns

19 January 2015
The Wave, DFEi's radio station, returns for another run from 23rd-26th February 2015. The station provides an opportunity for radio broadcasting students to display their skills and knowledge in this exciting area of media production. The station will be available on 107.8fm around Dun Laoghaire, and around the world on www.thewaveonline.ie.
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Media teacher Angie Mezzetti on TV3

16 January 2015
Did you catch Media Teacher Angie Mezzetti on TV3's Midday show this afternoon? If not, you can view it on the 3player link below. Angie is a research and reporting teacher on the Advanced QQI Level 6 Certificate in Film and Digital Video course in DFEi. http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/52/0/0/Midday
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Congratulations to former DFEi learner Steph Fagan who's review will feature in Zone Magazine Ireland

16 January 2015
Congratulations to former DFEi learner Steph Fagan who's first 'Retro Review' will appear in the February edition of Zone Magazine Ireland, which is free in digital format and 4.50 for a physical copy. https://www.facebook.com/zonemagazineireland?pnref=story
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Annual Dog Walk

16 January 2015
The Annual Dog Walk took place on Friday 16th January 2015, some 50 learners, 30 dogs and 3 teachers (Niall Power, Sinead Byrne and Hannah Dowling) braved the cold January morning and headed for a brisk walk along the west pier. Some learners appeared to be getting walked by their dogs as did Niall who was walked by "Belle". Niall is still...
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DFEi Sound Production teacher performs on The Late Late Show!

14 January 2015
Ever wonder what DFEi Sound Production teachers do when they're not in college? Catch Cormac O'Halloran appearing as Kormac's Big Band on last Friday's Late Late Show here! #dfei #djkormac #kormacsbigband http://youtu.be/NE9_HO05IHA
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IrelandSkills National Competition in Cabinetmaking held in DFEi

21 December 2014
IRELANDSKILLS NATIONAL COMPETITION 2015 (Cabinetmaking) held in DFEi under Chief Examiner Declan Barrett (teacher in DFEi) A Louth student, who recently graduated from GMIT Letterfrack’s campus, has scooped the coveted top award in this year’s IrelandSkills National Competition in Cabinetmaking, held in Dun Laoghaire Further Education...
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TVF6 TX Live Studio Magazine

21 December 2014
TVF6 made a short studio magazine about DFEi featuring an interview with Cecilia Munro (Principal). It is now live on DFEi's youtube channel (click on link on the home page) or click on this link below. http://youtu.be/p9iiTc3j2Rg
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Former DFEi learner on Nationwide

19 December 2014
Tune into Nationwide tonight on RTE 1 from 7pm, to see and hear about a great project coordinated by former Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute student William Byrne #rte #nationwide #Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute http://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/nationwide.html
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The D(FEi) Factor! Talent show, December 11th

11 December 2014
By Ryan O'Connor, first year Journalism. The DFEI Christmas Talent Show took place yesterday in the college’s canteen. Event Management teacher Fionnuala Martin took time out of her hectic schedule on the day to speak to me about the event. “It’s great for the students,” she said. She described the organisation as “arduous” but said that “when...
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The Wave broadcasting this Friday 12th December 2014

10 December 2014
The Wave will be on air this Friday, 12th December 2014, from 10am - 3pm for its annual Christmas broadcast. This station is run by learners in the Radio Broadcasting Level 6 course in partnership with learners from the Level 6 course in Journalism and those from level 5 Radio Broadcasting. You can tune into 107.8fm or if you are further afield...
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AC5 visit the new Lexicon in Dun Laoghaire

10 December 2014
AC5 visit the new Lexicon in Dún Laoghaire.
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Shoe Box Appeal For the Homeless

05 December 2014
Learners in DFEi are contributing to the Dublin homeless shoe box appeal. learner will be putting together shoe boxes for the homeless which will include gloves, socks, toothpaste, brush, deodorants, shower gel, shampoo and sweets. Boxes can be dropped to the Administration Office on or before Monday 15th December 2014. Thank you
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Doors just opened at DFEi's first car boot sale in aid of the Irish Cancer Society

04 December 2014
The learners attending the Event Management course at night held their car boot sale on the 30th November 2014. The event was a huge success, with all 25 vendor tables sold, with hundreds of buyers visiting DFEi. There was a great atmosphere throughout the event. A total of 627.09 was raised for the Irish Cancer Society.
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DFEi Music Launch 2014/2015 – The Pint, Thursday 27 November

03 December 2014
Students from DFEi’s Music Production HND course organised a successful gig at The Pint, Eden Quay last Thursday 27th November. The concert was a showcase event for musicians who will feature on this year’s DFEi album, including rappers Diarmo & Layzee Mike (Music Production), singer-songwriter Wynner (Advanced Certificate in Security...
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Nathan Jennings just signed to Ibiza Stereo Records

28 November 2014
Congratulations to Nathan Jennings who has just signed "Feelin Love" and "Let Me" to Ibiza Stereo Records which will be released through Beatport on December 12th. Click on this link: http://www.ibizastereorecords.info/ Nathan completed three years in DFEi successfully completing the Certificate in Sound Production and the Higher National...
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News Academy Conference 2014 held at DFEi

25 November 2014
See all photos of event @ http://www.dfei-newsacadamy.blogspot.ie/ News Academy Conference: Sam Roberts, PJ6 News Academy brought their tour of conferences to Dublin on Tuesday 25 November, with a visit to Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute. News Academy is an initiative of British newspaper group News UK, created with the aim of passing...
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PR students at Google!

25 November 2014
Some of the certificate in Public Relations, Marketing and Event Management exploring the world of online media in Google today!
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Indoor Car Boot Sale on Sunday 30th November in aid of the Irish Cancer Society

21 November 2014
Night students attending the Event Production class will host an Indoor Car Boot sale on Sunday 30th November 2014 in aid of the Irish Cancel Society. Click on the link below for full details. indoor-car-boot-sale
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