Issue 9

Project seeks to record 'local histories' of the peace process

Hundreds of untold stories about the peace process are just waiting to be recorded.

That is the view of a group of leading academics currently undertaking a €1.1 million oral history project supported by the EU's PEACE III programme. As part of the Peace Process, Layers of Meaning project, experts will provide training and instruction to individuals and communities to help them to accurately record their accounts and recollections for future generations.

Dancing at Lughnasa Opening Next Week 23rd to 26th November 7.30pm each night at the Mac Anna Theatre

B.A. Performing Arts are proud to present Brian Friel's 'Dancing at Lughnasa' for four nights next week, 23rd to 26th November, at the newly dedicated Mac Anna Theatre, (formerly the Blackbox theatre).

Increase in Mature Student Numbers at DkIT

Mature students now represent just over 20% of first-year student numbers at DkIT. 20% represents the target to be reached by 2013 as set by the Higher Education Authority in the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2008-2013. Mature students are registered on a broad range of programmes and contribute a wealth of experience to the learning experience of all on campus.

Karin Leitner: recital and master class (flute)

Viennese flautist Karin Leitner will give a recital and master class this Thursday (17th) in the Fr McNally Recital Room at 2.30 pm. She will be accompanied on piano by music lecturer Anthony Norton. Leitner will then give a master-class to the undergraduate classical groups. All welcome.

Riding the waves of success: OpenHydros guest speaking event

The engineering students of DkIT got a welcome treat on Tuesday 15th November as one of the local leading employers in the renewable energy sector came to give the students a talk. Manufacturing manager Niall O'Callaghan presented the up and coming technology of tidal energy systems which are being developed in Greenore.

DkIT Library's Digital Photography competition.

The library is offering a €30 Marshes voucher to the winner of their photography competition.

The competition is open to students and staff of DkIT.

The theme of the competition is 'My Library 'and is how you see and experience DkIT Library.

Student Assistance Fund

Just a little reminder about the Student Assistance Fund. If, because of any changes in your circumstances, you find yourself in severe financial hardship, you can apply for the Student Assistance Fund.

Archery Bake Sale

The Archery Bake Sale which took place outside the MPC on Monday the 8th November. The Fund Raising Committee organised the event and was lead by Dave Maine a 4th Year Performing Arts Student.

Poetry Reading in the Library

DkIT Library presents a poetry reading by Martin Dyar in the Slievefoye room onFriday 25th November at 1pm.