Éinín O’Boyle has just finished her first year in one of our Buncrana schools, Crana College, making history along with all our first years this year, by starting post-primary school in the middle of a global pandemic. In this blog Éinín tells us about her first year in terms of…
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Liam McSheffrey is a farmer in North Inishowen and when farming administration went online a number of years ago, he (and his fellow farmers) needed to undertake some computer training to help them with all the forms and other paperwork. In this blog Liam reflects on his experience of these…
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Nicola Finnegan is the Communication Officer with the ESF Managing Authority in the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. In this blog she highlights how the European Social Fund supports the Irish education and training system and how it supports our communities here in Co Donegal.…
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Jennifer Rankin is the Director of Nursing at the Lake House Nursing Home in Portnablagh in Dunfanaghy (pictured on the left). Over the last year she has encouraged and supported her staff to achieve QQI qualifications through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process with our Further Education and Training…
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Tara Toye is a student at our Raphoe School, Deele College and also an active member of the Irish Second-Level Student Union, serving as their Student Council Support Officer this year 2020-2021. In this blog Tara tells us what the ISSU is all about. What is the ISSU? Well let…
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India Kennedy is a Leaving Cert student in our Donegal Town school, the Abbey Vocational School. She is an advocate for positive mental health and has spent many years promoting positive mental health both locally and nationally. Last year, she published a mental health manual called ‘How’s Your Head? A…
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Victor Yélamo, originally from Spain, is a Cellist and Conductor with our music service, Donegal Music Education Partnership (DMEP) and also a Latin Grammy nominee. Here he reflects on  the creation and development of classical music in the county over the last decade and a half (scroll down for English).…
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Edith Ward Tucker is a Transition Year student in Coláiste na Carraige. In this blag (blog) she tells us about life in her school. Coláiste na Carraige is ainm don scoil a fhreastalaím air. Tá an scoil suite ar an gCarraig, i bparóiste Chill Chartha, I gcontae Dhún na nGall.…
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Shatroopa Mohunsing (Priyah) is a former Adult Guidance and Information Service client and FET student. In this blog she reflects on her and her daughter’s experience with Donegal ETB’s FET and Music Services after she moved here from Mauritius. “The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a…
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