Issue 28

Vol 6 Issue 28

Kathleen Lynch TD in DkIT to Open Ageing and the Environment Conference

Kathleeh Lynch TD was in DkIT this week to Open the Ageing and the Environment Conference hosted by the School of Health and Science and the Netwell and Casala Research Centres.The conference brought many organisations together from the field of developing age friendly environments including the

D'Arcy Magee Summer School Launched: 'Thomas D'Arcy McGee – from Young Irelander to Canadian Loyalist'

His Excellency Loyola Hearn, Ambassador of Canada to Ireland was in Carlingford on May 8th to launch the inaugural Thomas D'Arcy McGee International Summer School which will take place from 20th to 22nd August.

An Enlightening Evening at DkIT - George Lee: What Now For the Irish Economy?

George Lee, RTE broadcaster, economist and former politician, was the guest speaker at the recent Annual Accounting Lecture at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Community Youth Work students visit the Dáil

Community Youth Work students visited Leinster House last week, accompanied by their lecturer in Equality Studies Bobby McCormack. The students toured the Dáil and Seanad chambers and were met by Gerry Adams TD, Gerald Nash TD and Regina Doherty TD.

Active Citizenship at DkIT

The Active Citizenship Awards ceremony took place in the Whitaker Theatre in DkIT on Tuesday 1st of May.

Enterprising Student of the Year 2012

There was a great spirit of enterprise last Thursday as students battled it out for the title of 'Enterprising Student of the Year 2012'. The students nominated for this prestigious title were actively involved in DkIT Student Enterprise activities throughout the year.

PayPal in DkIT to discuss partnership plans

DkIT President Denis Cummins met with PayPal's Vice President for Global Operations Louise Phelan last Friday, to discuss ways to build partnerships between the Institute and global multinational payments company which is opening a new base of operations in Dundalk in the coming months.</body

'Music Generation' Céilí House from Dundalk

In recognition of the strong links between Music Generation Louth and Dundalk Institute of Technology, staff and students from Ceol Oirghialla took part in a recording of RTÉ's Céilí House, which will be broadcast on 12th May 2012.

DkIT Student awarded Basketball All-Star

During the 2011/2012 Basketball Intervarsity's, which was held in the University of Limerick over the Easter Weekend, there was a presentation of 10 All-Stars awarded on the evening of the finals.

Employee Assistance Programme

DkIT's new Employee Assistance Programme is holding informations session on the 15th of May in the Whitaker Theatre.

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SciFest 2012 at Dundalk Institute of Technology

Post-primary school students from schools in Louth, Meath, Monaghan and Cavan will display their scientific knowledge with 100 entries in SciFest 2012 @ DkIT