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IT Tralee Receives €580,000 In Funding For Two Projects

IT Tralee Receives €580,000 In Funding For Two Projects

December 12, 2019 at 10:30 am 0 comments

IT Tralee has been awarded over €580,000 for two projects under the Regional Technology Clustering Fund. In total, twelve successful applicants, representing Academic Institutions from across all regions, shared €4.6 million in funding for their projects as announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD and Minister […]

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President of IT Tralee Students Union, Petrina Comerford (centre) accepting an RSA award at the ceremony on Wednesday.

IT Tralee’s Road Safety Week Event Wins National RSA Award

December 11, 2019 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

THE IT Tralee has won an award at the RSA’s 12th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards in Croke Park today (Wednesday). The Institute won the Education Third Level award for the Road Safety Week spearheaded by Petrina Comerford, in her role earlier this year as Vice President for Welfare […]

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Teacher Mary Slattery , Principal Barry O’Leary , Paddy Rusk and Aoife Kelliher Students at O’Brennan national School As part of National Science Week, 
Pictured with Dr Siobhan MacSweeney - Head of Research IT Tralee . 

The Kerry Science Festival, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and led by IT Tralee, will host a programme of free public engagement events, workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks and other science-related events to demonstrate how science can inspire and enable people to act positively to mitigate climate change

The Festival themed “A Prospective on Climate Change” will feature over 40 events developed in collaboration with industry, businesses, public bodies, schools, libraries, teachers, researchers and students throughout Kerry. 
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Connecting Climate Change and STEM at Kerry Science Festival

Co. Kerry, Friday October 25th: As part of National Science Week, The Kerry Science Festival, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and led by IT Tralee, will host a programme of free public engagement events, workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks and other science-related events to demonstrate how science can inspire and enable people to act positively to mitigate climate change

The Festival themed “A Prospective on Climate Change” will feature over 40 events developed in collaboration with industry, businesses, public bodies, schools, libraries, teachers, researchers and students throughout Kerry. 

Highlights at this year’s Kerry Science Festival 2019 include an ‘Effects of Climate Change’ VR experience, a ‘Climate Hack’ for second level students, advanced biotechnology food and cosmetic testing, a climate-themed movie screening, the Eccentric Energy Show, and a range of other events in partnership with Killarney National Park, Tralee Bay Wetlands, Dingle Seaworld, Dairymaster, Enercon, and Tralee Chamber Alliance, among others.

IT Tralee will also host a flagship event as part of the Festival, consisting of a ‘Women in STEM’ Careers event and a Climate Change Family Showcase.

The Women in STEM careers event will take place at IT Tralee’s North Campus on Friday November 15th from 6-9pm and will include a careers discussion for females of all ages to understand how a career in STEM goes beyond numbers, equations and lab coats! Participants will get the opportunity to engage in discussion, learn something new, and meet others females who have made significant leaps in their STEM careers.

The following day, on Saturday November 16th, a family Showcase event will take place at IT Tralee’s North Campus. This daylong event offers a vast array of fun, educational and interactive events for all age’s including VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, weather forecasting, electric vehicle display, sustainable food making, zoology, book reading, children’s sustainable recycling workshop, slime experiments and much more. A full day of family fun is guaranteed!

Details on all of the events as part of Kerry Science Festival can be found at www.kerryscience.com. 

Kerry Science Festival events are free, but many will require registration, as places on interactive workshops are limited. For further information please contact info@creancentre.com   066 7144229.

-ENDS- 
*Editor’s Notes:* 

Kerry Science Festival is an Institute of Technology Tralee initiative and is developed by a team representing education and industry across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) from the Kerry region area, funded by Science Foundation Ireland. 
Media contact ben.slimm@staff.ittralee.ie.

Special Family Event At IT Tralee For Science Week

November 8, 2019 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), will host a family showcase event at IT Tralee’s North Campus on Saturday, November 16, as part of National Science Week This daylong event offers a vast array of fun, educational and interactive events for all age’s including VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, […]

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Head of AIB Kerry Sean Healy, Vinny O'Brien of Crua Outdoors, Sandra Rusk of Weardrobe, Kieran Considine of AIB, Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Manager of AIB Tralee Stephen Stack, Genr O'Donnell of IT Tralee, Maria Clifford of IT Tralee and Kevin McCarthy of Garvey Group at the event in The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

AIB Hosts Event For Retailers In The Ashe Hotel

November 6, 2019 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large turnout of businesspeople in The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday morning for an event focussing on retail in Kerry. AIB Tralee, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance and IT Tralee, presented ‘RX – Future of Retail Developing Your Retail Business’. The morning event focussed on what’s next […]

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IT Tralee Open Day And Parents Information Evening

IT Tralee Open Day And Parents Information Evening

October 22, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

IN anticipation of CAO applications opening in November, IT Tralee will host its annual Parents Information Evening and Open Day to assist students and their families as they consider college options for September 2020. On Thursday 24th October at 7pm IT Tralee will be joined by Psychotherapist, Media Contributor and […]

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The IT Tralee Culinary team.

IT Tralee Team Co-Champions Of Culinary Pentathlon Event

October 18, 2019 at 8:08 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM of students from IT Tralee were announced as Dingle Invitational Culinary Pentathlon 2019 co-champions earlier this month. The IT Tralee Culinary Arts Team were Karl Noctor (Tralee), Aidan King (Tralee), Kerrie Daley (Ballyheigue) and Shannon Curtin (Limerick) under the guidance and mentorship of Chef Lecturer Dan Browne. After a […]

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Professor Joe Walsh.

IT Tralee Awarded €1.5m For Research Collaboration On Driverless Vehicles

October 9, 2019 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

HEATHER Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, has launched a €4.2m research collaboration on driverless vehicles, which includes a contribution by Government of over €2 million through Science Foundation Ireland , and will be led by Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, As part of the programme, researchers […]

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Marilyn Moynihan and Kelly Teahan at the IT Tralee Careers Fair on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Students Meet Potential Employers At ITT Careers Fair

September 26, 2019 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of students from IT Tralee and many from other post-Leaving cert courses in other institutions made their way to the library in Institute of Technology Tralee for the annual Careers Fair on Wednesday. There they had a chance to connect in-person with potential employers in the region and there […]

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Students and staff from IT Tralee launching the reusable cups campaign last week.

IT Tralee Launches Initiative As Part Of Campaign For Green Campus Flag

September 24, 2019 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee launched its bid to win the an Taisce Green Campus Flag today with a celebration of reusable cups! In the first of several initiatives aimed to reduce single-use plastic on campus, those with a reusable cup will benefit from a 40c discount on a cup of tea or […]

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Students To Meet Prospective Employers At IT Tralee Careers Fair

Students To Meet Prospective Employers At IT Tralee Careers Fair

September 16, 2019 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

PROSPECTIVE employers will make their way to Institute of Technology Tralee for their annual Careers Fair taking take place on Wednesday, September 25, in the North Campus’ BIT building from 11am to 2pm. Graduates, students and job seekers from Kerry are urged to attend and connect in-person with potential employers in […]

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Representatives from IT Tralee collect the REACT award from Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor.

IT Tralee Honoured For Efforts To Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm Among Students

September 6, 2019 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee were one of ten third level institutions who received an award at the REACT inaugural presentation ceremony. The REACT (Responding to Excessive Consumption of Alcohol in Third Level) awards were presented by the Minister of State for Education Ms Mary Mitchell O’Connor in Dublin City University last Wednesday. […]

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Kieran Donaghy on The Late Late Show.

Kieran Donaghy Announced As Joint Manager Of IT Tralee Football Team

September 5, 2019 at 7:46 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee has tonight announces that Kieran Donaghy is coming on board as joint manager of the Senior Football team for the 2019/20 Academic year and another former Kerry star will be a selector. The former Kerry star will team up with Liam Brosnan, who has been at the helm […]

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Shannon ABC Secures Over €1m In Funding

Shannon ABC Secures Over €1m In Funding

August 7, 2019 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SHANNON Applied Biotechnology Centre (ABC), an Enterprise Ireland funded Technology Gateway, has been awarded in excess of €1 million for new equipment to help support Irish companies. Shannon ABC is a collaboration between Institute of Technology Tralee and Limerick Institute of Technology, and works with companies in the Life Sciences, […]

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IT Tralee/CIT Promise To Work With Department To Address Issues In Report On MTU

IT Tralee/CIT Promise To Work With Department To Address Issues In Report On MTU

July 23, 2019 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Munster Technological University (MTU) Consortium of Cork Institute of Technology and the Institute of Technology Tralee says it will work with the Department of Education and Skills to address the issues raised in a report made public yesterday. The International Advisory Panel and the views of the Board of […]

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Chloe O'Sullivan, Caragh Kenny O'Sullivan, Pawel Kowalski and Emma O'Sullivan at the IT Tralee Summer Camp showcase on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: IT Tralee Summer Camp Kids Showcase Their Skills

July 13, 2019 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IMPRESSIVE ingenuity and scientific skills were on display at a summer camp in IT Tralee this week. The college was running two summer camps and hosting over 80 children aged from 10yrs-16yrs and on Friday morning they hosted a ‘Showcase event’ for both camps in the Kerry Sports Academy. The […]

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IT Tralee Secures €1.16m In Funding For Springboard+ Initiative

IT Tralee Secures €1.16m In Funding For Springboard+ Initiative

June 17, 2019 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology Tralee has secured over €1.16 million in funding and 472 places under the Government’s Springboard+ initiative for the academic year 2019/2020. In total, IT Tralee offers 16 programmes through its Life Long Learning Department, as part of its Springboard+ offering. Courses offered at IT Tralee under […]

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IT Tralee To Receive €300,000 Towards Carpentry And Machine Shops Apprenticeships

IT Tralee To Receive €300,000 Towards Carpentry And Machine Shops Apprenticeships

June 7, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee will receive €300,000 in funding towards apprenticeships at the college. Capital funding of more than €7.5 million for nine Institutes of Technology and the Technological University (TU) Dublin was announced on Monday. In Tralee, €200,000 will go towards carpentry apprenticeships and €100,00 for machine shops. The funding forms […]

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IT Tralee To Host Summer Camps To Foster Computer Skills And Entrepreneurship

IT Tralee To Host Summer Camps To Foster Computer Skills And Entrepreneurship

May 23, 2019 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee has announced details of two low cost summer camps for young people aged between 10 and 16. The camps are named Goalmine and STEAMing Ahead and are based around fostering computer skills and entrepreneurship. Goalmine is a 5-day non residential living-lab experience targeted at secondary level students using […]

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New €19m Kerry Sports Academy Officially Opened At IT Tralee Campus

New €19m Kerry Sports Academy Officially Opened At IT Tralee Campus

May 15, 2019 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology, Tralee welcomed An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD to officially open the €19 million Kerry Sports Academy (KSA) today. Construction began on the Kerry Sports Academy in 2017 and the then Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D., turned the first sod on […]

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IT Tralee students Corina Van Deventer, Brian Naveen, Elton Asemota with Lisa Fingleton at the Horizons Exhibition at IT Tralee on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Creative Students At IT Tralee Showcase Work At Horizons Exhibition

May 10, 2019 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE innovative work of IT Tralee students was showcased at the Horizons 2019 exhibition on Thursday evening. It featured the work of all graduates from across the specialisms of Animation, VFX and Motion Design, Music Technology, TV Radio and New Media, Creative Writing for Digital Media, Computing, and Information Systems […]

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Frances Clifford, Brian O'Sullivan, Mike O'Connor and Dan Counihan at the 'Fish Supper' fundraiser in aid of Fenit RNLI at IT Tralee on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A ‘Fish Supper’ For Fenit RNLI At IT Tralee

May 1, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 60 diners gathered at the North Campus of IT Tralee on Tuesday evening for  a fundraiser in aid of Fenit RNLI. The evening  provided an opportunity for the Culinary Arts students at the college to showcase their talents and skills in a restaurant style setting by providing a three […]

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Fionnuala Murray, Maria Clifford and Bridget Crowley of IT Tralee and Craig Kearney at the IT Tralee Spring Open Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Visit IT Tralee For Spring Open Day

April 8, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people were welcomed to IT Tralee on Saturday as it hosted its annual Spring Open Day. Potential students got a chance to see all the college has to offer at a full schedule of talks, tours and events, including‘Taster Workshops’ – practical demonstrations for programmes offered by IT […]

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Rebecca Murphy, Jessica O'Connor, Katie Sugrue and Ruth Carey at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The ITT Clubs And Societies Ball (Part 2)

April 6, 2019 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball took place on Thursday night and there was no shortage of style. Around 350 students from the college attended the event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and societies. We brought you some of […]

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Michelle Parker, Irene Okunbor and Clíona O'Connor at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The IT Tralee Clubs And Societies Ball (Part 1)

April 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel was once again the venue last night for the annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball. Around 350 students from the college attended and it was a chance to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and societies. There were also four special awards […]

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Well-Known Climate Activist To Give Talk At IT Tralee

Well-Known Climate Activist To Give Talk At IT Tralee

April 4, 2019 at 12:25 pm 1 comment

A WELL-KNOWN climate activist and author will give a free talk in IT Tralee next week. Dr Lorna Gold, author of ‘Climate Generation’, will visit the college on Thursday, April 11 from 1pm-2pm in Room L105 in the Solas Building, North Campus. It’s a free event and all are welcome. […]

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See All IT Tralee Has To Offer At Spring Open Day

See All IT Tralee Has To Offer At Spring Open Day

April 2, 2019 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee will welcome potential students and their families to its annual Spring Open Day this Saturday. This ever-popular event will be held from 11.00am to 2.00pm at IT Tralee’s North Campus and is structured to help potential students to get the most from their visit with a full schedule […]

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Aisling Delaney (left) receives her National Culinary Skills Awards.

IT Tralee Student Wins National Culinary Skills Title

March 28, 2019 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

AN IT Tralee culinary student won the National Cookery Skills Competition at Ireland Skills Live last weekend in Dublin’s RDS. Aisling Delaney a Third Year student of the BA in Culinary Arts at IT Tralee, under the guidance of Chef Lecturer Dan Browne, represented the Institute at the Ireland skills competition […]

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The boxers at the IT Tralee Spark Society 'Rumble In The Jungle' Boxing Night at Tralee Sports Complex on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Box Clever To Raise Funds For Samaritans

March 15, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for a boxing event fundraiser at Tralee Sports Complex last night. The IT Tralee Spark Society organised their ‘Rumble in the Jungle’, a collaboration with IT Tralees Boxing club in aid of Samaritans, pushing the message that nobody has a perfect mental health. It was […]

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Looking forward to the All-Ireland Tapas and Pintxo Championships at IT Tralee to be held next month were Chef Robert Curley, John Harty of Taste Kerry, Chef Gorka Arrieta and Mark Murphy, Lecturer in Culinary Arts at IT Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tapas Championships In Tralee Will Be A Tasty Attraction For Foodies

March 14, 2019 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE first All Ireland Tapas & Pintxo Championships are taking place next month in Tralee and events are taking place around it which are a must for foodies. Taking place on Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10 and hosted by Taste Kerry and the IT Tralee Culinary Department, 20 […]

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Abbey Inn To Host ITT Sci-Fan Society Event This Sunday

Abbey Inn To Host ITT Sci-Fan Society Event This Sunday

February 19, 2019 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee Sci-fan Society is putting on a one of a kind event for the public this Sunday. The society is bringing CúKon to Kerry for the first time. The event will be held in the Abbey Inn from 11am – 6pm. There are no pre-booked tickets for CúKon. Just […]

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