News

Console Concert

30 January 2013
DFEi staff and learners gathered in the canteen to show their support for the learners from the Sound Production courses who hosted a concert in aid of Console, the National Anti-Suicide Charity on Wednesday 30th January 2013. With the canteen packed to capacity, the audience waited with enthusiasm to see the event unfold. The concert lasted an...
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PR5's Promote FUSE

29 January 2013
The first tentative steps to promote the college album FUSE took place on a very rainy and windy Tuesday January 29th 2013. The Public Relations class (PR5) took on the project for their Event Production module. Somehow, they managed to convince Noirin Nolan, Manager of Dún Laoghaire Shopping Centre that the promotion should take place in her...
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DFEi Open Day 23rd January 2013

23 January 2013
Enthusiastic prospective applicants of all ages filled the canteen at DFEi on Wednesday 23rd January 2013. Visitors were guided throughout DFEi and urged to attend the various workshops being staged throughout the building. For Example: Animals were groomed as part of the Animal Health Course, while learners from second year journalism...
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"Down in the Sun" DFEi MUSIC

23 January 2013
"Down in the Sun" was released on the 23rd January 2013. Sung by "Jupiter Forest" this track was released as a single to coincide with DFEi's Open Day. Jupiter Forest is made up of Andrew Lacey, Ciaran O'Neill and Danny Spelman and this track is from the album "FUSE" which is due to be released in April 2013. "FUSE" is the latest album from the...
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DFEi Music Album "FUSE" Launch April 2013

07 January 2013
Every year students from the Media Department on the Sound Engineering and Music Production Courses produce an album for sale and distribution. The production of this album forms a key focal part of the creative and academic sequential learning in this area. The albums produced by DFEi are usually very successful. The talented Music Production...
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The Wave Online - 18th to 22nd February 2013

07 January 2013
The Wave online, DFEi’s radio station broadcasts online every Friday from 1.30pm and will broadcast on 97.3fm from the 18th to the 22nd February 2012. Full details to follow. Digital radio is an ever growing industry in Ireland and for those involved in it; it’s an exciting and good development from the rather dated analogue (FM) system still...
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National Skills Success at DFEi

20 December 2012
Learners and teachers from DFEi have again achieved National Skills success in recent Carpentry and Cabinet Making competitions. In Carpentry three DFEi apprentices achieved 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the competition which was held in the Cork Institute of Technology in December 2012. Stephen Doonan was announced at the 2013 Apprentice Carpenter of...
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A Working Journalist's Working Lunch

12 December 2012
On a dull January day, veteran Journalist and author, Kieran Fagan, agreed to share the experiences of a lifetime's writing with the learners in the Advanced Certificate in Print Journalism (PJ6). He held the audience captive for over an hour as he regaled them, in his trademark gentle voice, with tales of writing for Maeve Binchy in The Irish...
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Monsters Ball - Thursday 25th October 2012

24 October 2012
The Halloween Monster Ball was organised by the student reps, and was held at the newly opened Buck Henrys in Dun Laoghaire. The line-up included acts from DFEi, such as Screefy, Acoustic Bandits, Kevin Lynch, DJ Sam & me, Dave O’Reilly. The idea behind the event was to give students a chance to socialise while also showcasing some of the...
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Event production is no picnic

15 October 2012
Learners from PR5 took a field trip to the O'Reilly Conference Centre in UCD on the 11th October 2012. Event Manager, Mary Staunton, brought the learners on a tour of the extensive building while giving a very informative talk on the highs and lows of event management; the highs being the exhilaration of managing a successful event; the lows...
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Glendalough Teambuilding Weekend

13 October 2012
The annual teambuilding trip to Glendalough for Class Representatives took place on the 12th and 13th of October 2012. This weekend was a great opportunity to meet and become familiar with new colleagues and forge relationships for the academic year ahead. Learners come to DFEi to gain educational and employment opportunities, but we as...
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DSPCA

24 May 2012
DFEi Animal Health Care classes fund raised 1,000 for this charity. This was presented on the 26th May 2013 by Craig Doyle to Annette Kelly from the DSPCA.
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