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Students Council Newsletter November 2014

21 November 2014
Click below for the latest Students Council Newsletter November 2014. This newsletter includes articles on the recent Graduation, Indoor Car Boot Sale, DFEi Music Launch Party, Mental Health and Suicide in the Media and Class Trip to Glendalough. students-council-newsletter-november-2014
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The Heritage Council awards Loughaddon and Doon Fort the best overall prize in Heritage Week

19 November 2014
Arising from events planned during National Heritage Week the boat trip and Guided Tour of Loughadoon and Doon Fort were awarded best overall prize as well as a community award. Arts, Culture and History teacher at DFEi Paula Harvey was directly associated with this event and yearly learners from this tour get to experience this boat trip and...
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Interview with Paul Clarkson, Editor of the Irish Sun

19 November 2014
Paul Clarkson, editor of the Irish Sun, was interviewed today by Matt Houlihan, who is a learner on the Advanced Certificate in Radio Broadcasting (RB6) course at DFEi. This interview was given in advance of the News Academy Conference which will be held in DFEi on Tuesday 25th November 2015. Click on the linke below to hear the full interview....
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News Academy Conference DFEi 25th November 2014

18 November 2014
The 2014 News Academy Conference will be held in DFEi on Tuesday 25th November 2014, for full details click on the link below. news-academy-conference. Speakers confirmed: Paul Clarkson, Editor, The Irish Sun Colin Coyle, Sunday Times, News Editor Cathal Dervan, Sports Editor, The Irish Sun
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Rachel O'Sullivan Photogenic Tales

18 November 2014
Rachel O'Sullivan, current student on the Advanced Certificate in Office Administration Course is holding her Photography Exhibition - Photogenic Tales on Thursday 4th December 2014. Click on the link below for full details. rachel-o-sullivan-photogenic-tales
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Dublin Daes - Emerald Melody

18 November 2014
Michelle Brennan, Sound Recording Graduate, recently published Dublin Daes under her pseudonym Emerald Melody. Dublin Daes Looks can be deceiving. Dublin can be a nice place if you don’t account for the beasts and beings that co-habit with ordinary people. There is one person in the city who has the responsibility to protect the innocents. But...
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Congratulations to all the graduates of the 2013/2014 Academic Year

21 October 2014
The graduation ceremony took place on Thursday 23rd October in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire. Best of luck in your future careers.
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DFEi Students Council Teambuilding Weekend October 2014

20 October 2014
A terrific time was had by all on DFEi's teambuilding trip to Glendalough this past weekend. Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute owns its own bus, which ferried a merry band of Class Reps to the An Óige youth hostel in the gorgeous surrounds of St Kevin's round tower on Saturday, October 18th. Firstly, after lunch, we set off on a 2 hour,...
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DFEi Goal Jersey Day

06 October 2014
DFEi's first Goal Jersey Day. CEO of Goal Barry Andrews is pictured here with DFEi staff who proudly supported their county.
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DFEi Graduation

05 October 2014
Attention all learners from the 2013/2014 academic year. Graduation will take place on Thursday 23rd October 2014 in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. Letters have been posted to your address on file and you are reminded to purchase guest tickets as soon as possible for this event.
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DFEi Goal Jersey Day Tuesday October 7th

05 October 2014
DFEi & GOAL’s Jersey Day - Tuesday October 7th Jersey Day is an annual fun event that involves people from across Ireland wearing their favourite sports jersey for the day, and making a contribution to GOAL’s work in the developing world. Teachers and students across the country will take part in the fun that Jersey Day brings, and we’re...
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#throwbackthursday - a look bak @ the DFEi Stage at Vantastival 2014

05 October 2014
DFEi Music were the first college in Ireland to host and manage a stage at an established music festival. Over the May bank holiday weekend, a mix of 30 past and present DFEi acts and DJ's performed at the Vantastival Festival. DFEi Music observed over 1,500 visitors to their stage, over the festival weekend. Colm O'Maolagain from Festival and...
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Doon Fort Heritage Week Event 2014

05 October 2014
Doon Fort Heritage Week Event 2014, Co. Donegal with Paula Harvey, Teacher, Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute Following the success of the first ever National Heritage Week one-day event to Doon Fort, near Portnoo, in August 2013, Paula Harvey, a member of staff at DFEi and Tor Mór Cultural Tourism Committee, planned another trip to the...
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Archaelogy/Folklore Field Trip 2014

05 October 2014
Report of Archaeology/Folklore Field Trip to the north-west 2014 Monday 7th April As we (our faithful driver & I) left Ardara on Monday morning to pick up the AC5 students from Sligo train station, the day looked promising weather-wise. After the ‘meet and greet’ we headed for the Carrowmore Passage Tomb Cemetery on the Cuil Irra peninsula,...
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Report of Archaeology/Folklore Field Trip 2014

05 October 2014
Report of Archaeology/Folklore Field Trip to the north-west 2014 Monday 7th April As we (our faithful driver & I) left Ardara on Monday morning to pick up the AC5 students from Sligo train station, the day looked promising weather-wise. After the ‘meet and greet’ we headed for the Carrowmore Passage Tomb Cemetery on the Cuil Irra peninsula,...
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Meet DJ Norberto Loco

04 October 2014
Meet DJ Norberto Loco, a present student of DFEi who has been working on the Irish scene for a couple of years now. He’s just signed up for one of the biggest challenges we’ve seen undertaken by our students, past and present: this November, Norberto will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most hours of consecutive DJing. Simply...
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News Academy to visit DFEi to host annual conference

04 October 2014
DFEi is proud to host the annual News Academy Conference on Tuesday 25th November 2014. This event will be hosted as part of College Awareness Week, visit www.collegeaware.ie News Academy will host 120 secondary students who will participate in panel debates, a mock press conference and participate in breakout sessions with journalists who work...
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DFEi Childcare Learners are eligible for the Learner Fund 2014/2015

09 August 2014
You may be entitled to a subsidy towards your Childcare Course (Night course) in DFEi. Click below to find out details. /system/files/123/original/learner-fund-2014-2015.pdf?1408393002
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4 days left for DFEi students to apply for student grants

27 July 2014
DFEi applicants are entitled to apply for Student Grants through SUSI (Students Universal Support Ireland) The deadline is Friday August 1st 2014. Visit www.susi.ie NOW for full details You should know that the standard grant for PLC students is 3,025 (depending on eligibility and income)
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Attention DFEi Graduates "Carers Wanted"

25 July 2014
Job opportunities available - best of luck! Click here for information regarding job opportunities.
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Childcare Supports available for Learners on VTOS or BTEA Schemes

16 July 2014
This refers to a national scheme called CETS (Childcare Education and Training Support). Learners who wish to undertake a course of study in DFEi and who qualify for with VTOS, BETI or BTEA are eligible. Parents pay a reduced fee for childcare. Full-time, part-time and after-school places are available. Parents need to provide the childcare...
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DFEi students are entitled to apply for student grants

15 July 2014
DFEi students are entitled to apply for students grants through SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland). Visit www.susi.ie for information on eligibility and application process.
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Design display in Dún Laoghaire Shopping Centre

27 June 2014
Furniture, craft items and musical instruments all made by the learners of DFEi are currently on display in Dún Laoghaire Shopping centre on the top floor. This is a visual of the skills and talents that learners acquire in DFEi on these courses. Worth a visit.
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Visual Design Exhbition

28 May 2014
The visual Design Exhibition took place last night. Learners and their family and friends were invited to see the exciting array of design material and there were some very interesting pieces made! Pieces were on display from the following full-time day courses: Furniture Design and Making, Musical Instrument Repair and Making, Entrepreneurial...
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Visual Design Exhibition May 28th 2014

22 May 2014
DFEi's Annual Visual Design Exhibition will take place on Wednesday 28th May 2014 from 4.00pm - 8.00pm. Learners work from Furniture Design and Making, Musical Instrument Design and Making, Sustainable Technology, Architectural Design, Model Making and Photography will be displayed.
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DFEi Music Stage at Vantastival - A first for any college in Ireland

06 May 2014
Over the May Bank holiday weekend, a mix of 30 past and present DFEi acts performed at DFEi's first music stage at the Vantastival Festival in Bellurgan Park, County Louth. Over the weekend, DFEi Music observed over 1,500 visitors to their stage with Derek O'Looney and his band attracted a packed tent on Saturday. The DFEi Music Stage also...
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Media Activities at DFEi

14 April 2014
Extra News and information on media activities at DFEi are now available on Twitter @DFEiFilm, @DFEi_Journalism and @DFEiRadio
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Ducklings at last!

10 April 2014
The DFEi Duckings have arrived at last!
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BBC World Affairs Editor, John Simpson, visits DFEi

07 April 2014
The BBC's World Affairs Editor, John Simpson, visited DFEi Journalism and Radio Students on Tuesday 8th April 2014 to talk about his life and work. In an interview with first year radio student Conor McNulty - who arranged the visit - Simpson spoke about his 40-year career with the BBC, including his first foreign assignment as Ireland...
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Dimens10ns now available on iTunes and Spotify

30 March 2014
Download Dimens10ns on iTunes or Spotify links below iTunes click on link below http://itunes.apple.com/ie/album/dimensions/id823753801 Spotify click on link below http://open.spotify.com/album/2RtSMEn0EbnJIJswyuxLIG
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