A Letterkenny man has become the first member of the Traveller community in the north west to graduate with an MA degree. David Friel spent two years studying for his masters degree in Social Care and Social Justice, having already completed a BA in Health and Social Care at Letterkenny Institute of Technology. He has […]
Optum Ireland announces five new Healthcare Scholars
Optum Ireland, part of the UnitedHealth Group, is delighted to announce the annual Optum Healthcare Scholars — and a commitment to funding dedicated scholarships for the new graduate entry School of Medicine at Ulster University. This year’s Optum Healthcare Scholars will benefit from annual financial assistance, as well as other support they may require, to […]
Three Donegal designers in national awards
Three young Donegal designers made their way to Galway today for the finals of the Irish Fashion Innovation Awards. Niamh Porter, Raphoe, Amy Devlin, Convoy and Helen Murray, Dunfanaghy qualified as finalists in this year’s Student Designer of the Year 2018 category, which is sponsored by the Local Enterprise Office in Galway. The […]
LYIT first IT in Ireland to launch new society
Students at Letterkenny Institute of Technology have made a historic launch in recent weeks with a new society – the Free Legal Advice Centre. With around 30 classmates from the LLB and Law with Criminal Justice classes, the newly established group will also under the supervision of fully qualified legal practitioners. LYIT are the newest […]
The IDA’s battle to bring jobs to Donegal continues
The ongoing challenges in trying to attract to Donegal, and Letterkenny, companies seeking new opportunities and preparing to enter new markets.
We didn’t promise nursing jobs in Donegal – HSE
DONEGAL nursing degree graduates may be forced to travel hundreds of miles in search of work in the coming weeks, it has emerged.
LYIT refuses to be drawn on ‘sectarian’ remarks
LETTERKENNY Institute of Technology has refused to be drawn on claims by Atheist Ireland that it’s spending on chaplaincy services is ‘sectarian.’
Redmond’s stone works en route to the London Art Fair
Sculptor Redmond Herrity’s workshop has a large and airy feel but with six pieces to get ready for shipment he has little time to engage in idle chat
Art Scene: Fashion Design & Merchandising at LYIT
IN THIS week’s Art Scene Zara finds out about the new Fashion Design and Merchandising Course at Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Irish Colleges title for red-hot Danny Tourish
DANNY Tourish was in red-hot form on Saturday to win the National Colleges super-heavyweight title at the National Stadium.