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Researchers At IT Tralee Secure €1.2m In Funding

December 4, 2018 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

INSTITUTE of Technology Tralee has been awarded €1.26 million in new funding to partner in two new research initiatives. This brings to over €11m the total value of research grants secured by IT Tralee from competitive national and EU funding bodies in the past 12 months. IT Tralee will receive […]

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New Springboard+ Courses Commencing In January At IT Tralee

New Springboard+ Courses Commencing In January At IT Tralee

November 16, 2018 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

AN additional boost has been given to anyone looking to progress their career, gain new skills, start a new career path or re-enter the workforce through €292,876 in new funding secured by IT Tralee for its Springboard+ offering. The courses, which will run from January 2019 at IT Tralee, are […]

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Head of English Language Studies at Castel Education Denise Healy and lecturer Cormac McCarthy with Omani student Ali Alghaithi taking part in International Day at the college on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Day To Celebrate Culture At IT Tralee International Day

November 14, 2018 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was music, dancing and plenty of exotic dishes as students from countries all over the world took part in international Day in the ITT. It’s an annual event where students express and display their culture, norms and traditions to all students and staff in the college. Students from Kuwait, […]

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Tralee Woman To Talk About Presenting Wildlife Show On RTE Jnr

November 13, 2018 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman will speak about her experience as  TV presenter in one of three events in the IT Tralee’s  ‘Film Makers Meet Wildlife In Kerry’ mini-festival series. Taking place this Wednesday at 7pm in the L108 Lecture Theatre, Solas Building, North Campus, Ciara Dolan, a graduate of BSc(H)in Wildlife Biology will speak of her […]

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Shania Griffin, Oonagh O'Keeffe and Róisín Downey at the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds See What IT Tralee Has To Offer At Open Day

October 27, 2018 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE buses started arriving from early on Friday as hundreds of secondary school students from all over Kerry and beyond arrived for the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday. They were joined by mature students, post-Leaving Cert course students and families to check out all that the college has to […]

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Chefs from the Munster region this week gathered for a special mentoring workshop at the Institute of Technology, Tralee to support the new Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme workshop, supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. Mark Murphy, Lecturer at Tralee IT is pictured giving a demonstration to the group of apprentice chefs.  Photography by  Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228

Mentoring For The Chefs Of Tomorrow At IT Tralee

October 26, 2018 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

CHEFS from the Munster region this week gathered for a special mentoring workshop at the Institute of Technology, Tralee to support the new Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme workshop, supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. The workshop was held by Fáilte Ireland to assist existing industry mentors […]

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IT Tralee To Hold Open Day And Information Night For Parents

October 23, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week sees two major events hosted by IT Tralee. Friday sees the college host it’s open day from 9.30am to 1.30pm at the north Campus. Staff and students will be available all day to answer questions from prospective students about programmes, facilities and campus life. There will also be […]

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Leon Burke, Danielle Vaughan, Rebecca Sparks and Dan Bergin  at the IT Tralee General Nursing and Mental Health Nursing Graduation Ball at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The ITT Nurses Graduation Ball

October 22, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a very eventful weekend for graduates from IT Tralee. Around 1,000 men and women attended the graduation ceremonies over the weekend and the nursing students obviously wanted the fun to continue as they held a Nurses Ball on Saturday night in the Rose Hotel for students from the […]

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Fóram At IT Tralee To Discuss Promotion Of Language-Based Tourism In Gaeltacht Areas

October 21, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Gaeltacht Experience, accessing Irish language Markets and Sustainable Tourism in the Gaeltacht are just some of the discussions that will take place at the Fóram ar Thurasóireacht na Gaolainne this Monday, October 22 in IT Tralee. This joint initiative by Fóram Gaeilge Chiarraí, Kerry County Council’s Oifig Gaeilge, and […]

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Young coders at the MegaDojo event at IT Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend MegaDojo Event At IT Tralee

October 15, 2018 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge turnout for an event at IT Tralee on Saturday morning where students aged from seven to 17 learnt more about coding. Mega Dojo 2018 took place at the North Campus with support from CoderDojo Ireland, CoderDojo MidWest and the Higher Education Authority. Institute of Technology Tralee was […]

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Fórsa Union Members At IT Tralee To Take Industrial Action From Monday

October 13, 2018 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Fórsa trade union at IT Tralee and institutes of technology around the country, will take industrial action from this Monday. A ballot for industrial action in July returned a vote of 85% of members backing industrial action, with the aim of securing a comprehensive job evaluation exercise. […]

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20th September 2018

Winners of the Bridge Network Invention of the Year Awards, presented at UCC, are Prof. Cian O’Mathuna (Tyndall) for market-leading magnetics techology to improve battery life of mobile devices, Kieran Meade (Teagasc) for his neonatal next generation vaccine invention and Aleksandra Augustyniak (IT Tralee) for NutraECM,an anti-skin ageing innovation.  

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Helena And Aleksandra Win IT Tralee Invention Of The Year

September 20, 2018 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

INNOVATIONS that solve key challenges in today’s society from cancer diagnostics, skin ageing, mobile battery life to neonate vaccinations were among the winners of the prestigious Bridge Network Invention of the Year 2018 awards hosted by University College Cork this week. The IT Tralee, Invention of the Year was won […]

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IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

September 13, 2018 at 12:36 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 26 in the North Campus’ BIT building from 10am 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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Free Third Level Courses At IT Tralee To Tackle Skills Shortage In Hospitality Sector

September 7, 2018 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IF you are currently working or considering a career in the hospitality sector, there’s never been a better time to train and upskill. Through the Springboard+ programme, IT Tralee are offering a number of FREE and 90% funded programmes in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector. Skills shortages in this sector […]

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Kostal, the Limerick based manufacturer of automotive electronic systems, has announced a major €800,000 R&D programme with Lero, the Irish Software SFI Research Centre to develop a smart assembly line of the future. Lero partner IT Tralee will lead the two-year programme working with the University of Limerick. Funding for the research is being backed by Science Foundation Ireland.
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IT Tralee And UL To Lead €800,000 R&D Programme

July 11, 2018 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

KOSTAL and Lero researchers at IT Tralee and UL have announced a €800,000 R&D programme to develop autonomous robots for assembly line of the future. This is the third major announcement by Lero on autonomous systems this year in Limerick and Tralee. Kostal, the Limerick based manufacturer of automotive electronic systems, has […]

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Rent A Room To IT Tralee Students And Earn Extra Income

Rent A Room To IT Tralee Students And Earn Extra Income

July 8, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee is encouraging people in the town and beyond to look at a scheme where people can earn extra income by taking in a student. Under the Irish government’s Rent A Room scheme you can rent out a spare room in your house, tax-free, if the income does […]

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Dr Timothy Shriver, nephew of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, who visited the Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) campus on Wednesday  to deliver the keynote address at the college.  Dr Timothy met with Emer Moloney and members of The Tralee Together for special Olympics Club ahead of his speech.
UNESCO Chairholder at the Institute of Technology Tralee.he Institute of Technology Tralee became the first third level institution in the world to receive a UNESCO Chair in 2013. The IT Tralee was awarded the Chair in recognition of its outstanding work completed over many years in the area of inclusion of people with disabilities. The Chair leads a global partnership , included from left, Dr Oliver Murphy, President IT Tralee, Timoty Shriver, UNESCO Chairholder and Catherine Carty, UNESCO Chair Project Manager.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS***

UNESCO Chairholder Dr Timothy Shriver Visits IT Tralee

June 20, 2018 at 4:44 pm 2 comments

UNESCO Chairholder at the Institute of Technology Tralee, Dr Timothy Shriver, nephew of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, is visiting the Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) campus on Wednesday and Thursday to deliver a keynote address at the college. The visit by Dr Shriver further demonstrates the commitment […]

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IT Tralee Adds To Springboard+ Programme With Six New Courses

IT Tralee Adds To Springboard+ Programme With Six New Courses

June 8, 2018 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology Tralee has secured over €1.2 million in funding and 346 places under the Government’s Springboard+ initiative for the academic year 2018/2019. In total 13 courses are offered by IT Tralee through its Life Long Learning Department, as part of its Springboard+ offering, with 11 of these programmes starting […]

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Oisín and Sean Óg with Orla Brennan and Dr Eilish Broderick, Head of the International Medical Commencement programme at ITT, at the 'Teddy Bear Hospital' event on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Children See How Hospital Isn’t Such A Scary Place At Event In The Bons

May 2, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN got a sense of what happens in the children’s ward when the Bon Secours Hospital hosted a special event on Sunday . The ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’ was a free event to get children used to a hospital setting and put their minds at ease. Children brought in their own teddies […]

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at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The IT Tralee Clubs And Societies Ball

April 26, 2018 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE glamour was something else at Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for the annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball. Around 350 students from the college attended the final students ball of the year and it was a chance to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and […]

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Cadburys Have A €500 Voucher Up For Grabs At IT Tralee On Friday

Cadburys Have A €500 Voucher Up For Grabs At IT Tralee On Friday

April 25, 2018 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

CADBURYS are coming to IT Tralee on this Friday and they have a real treat for students. The chocolate company is giving them the chance to earn some extra cash and to try out their Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich. There will be plenty of these new bars to get […]

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Megan O'Sullivan and Geraldine Harnett, Head of Dept of Nursing at ITT with Elaine and Fiona Reilly the IT Tralee Spring Open Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Getting A Feel For College Life At IT Tralee Spring Open Day

April 22, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of visitors all day at IT Tralee as the college held its Spring Open Day on Saturday. Staff and current students were present at a number of stands to explain about the courses , facilities and support services for prospective students. There was also course […]

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IT Tralee launches Higher Certificate in Science - Pharmacy Technician  - The Institute of Technology Tralee is pleased to announce the introduction of a new Pharmacy Technician programme for CAO entry in September 2018. This NFQ Level 6, two-year programme is the only one of its kind being offered in the Munster Region and the IT Tralee is one of a handful Institutes throughout Ireland to offer the programme. It has been designed in close collaboration with pharmacy chiefs in the region and serves to meet an ever-increasing demand for qualified graduates in this area.Speaking about the new programme Dr. Joseph Walsh, Head of School of STEM at IT Tralee said, ‘We are delighted to offer this new and exciting course. The two year programme, delivered by leading scientists and pharmacists, prepares students through class lectures and on-the-job learning for a profession as a pharmacy technician. The course is ideally suited to students considering a career in the pharmacy sector and for those who are already working in the sector and would like to upskill and achieve a qualification.’The programme, which qualifies graduates to work as a pharmacy technician in both hospital and community pharmacies, aims to develop the students’ practical, professional and academic skills required to assist in the various activities of the pharmacy.In welcoming the announcement, Brian Kearney, Supervising Pharmacist at Sam McCauley’s Chemist in Tralee, outlined what graduates can expect from this programme in the workplace, ‘A pharmacy technician is a health professional who plays an integral role in the pharmacy assisting the pharmacist in preparation and dispensing of medicines, whether working at a retail or hospital pharmacy.’Providing additional detail on what students can expect from the programme, Dr. Eilish Broderick, IT Tralee said, ‘Students will gain knowledge and understanding prescription and non-prescription medicines, and how they are formulated and used to treat illnesses. The programme includes two pharmacy placements, which can be carried out either in a hospital or community pharmacy, giving the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge and applied skills.”’Applications for this course must be made via the CAO. The last date to register with the CAO, for those who have not already done so, is 5.15pm on 1st May, 2018.Further information can be obtained from School of STEM Administrative Officer: Ms. Brenda Clifford Email: Brenda.Clifford@staff.ittralee.ie, Tel: 066 7145606

IT Tralee Introduces Pharmacy Technician Programme

April 18, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology Tralee has announced the introduction of a new Pharmacy Technician programme for CAO entry in September 2018. This NFQ Level 6, two-year programme is the only one of its kind being offered in the Munster Region and the IT Tralee is one of a handful Institutes […]

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ITT Invites Applications For Bursary Funding For Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Students

April 10, 2018 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee has opened applications for the 1916 Bursary Funding for students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The purpose of this Bursary Funding is to encourage participation and success by students from sections of society that are significantly under-represented in higher education due to socio-economic disadvantage. The South Cluster of Higher Education Institutions […]

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Simon Lorne, Olivera Ivkovic, Liridona Bunjaku and Elsa Cenaj at the IT Tralee Students Unio Ball on Wednesday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The IT Tralee Students Union Ball

March 15, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the nurses and agri studies students had their fun last week, this time it was the occasion of the IT Tralee Students Union Ball to bring the glamour to Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Over 150 students and staff members from IT Tralee enjoyed a meal and entertainment from No Direction […]

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IT Tralee Welcomes Legislation Enacted For Technological Universities

March 14, 2018 at 10:45 am 1 comment

  IT Tralee has welcomed the enactment of the Technological Universities Bill into legislation last Thursday which will lead towards the establishment of a Munster Technological University. Cork Institute of Technology and the Institute of Technology Tralee have been working towards achieving Technological University designation and the creation of the Munster […]

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Louise McGillycuddy, Noreen O'Sullivan, Emily Fitzpatrick and Aoife O'Shea at the IT Tralee Nursing and Agri Students Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyroe Rocks For The ITT Students’ Nursing And Agri Studies Ball

March 10, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 students from the IT Tralee put on their gladrags last night for the Nursing and Agricultural Studies Ball. Taking place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, the students were dressed to impress for this annual event and enjoyed a four course meal followed by entertainment from ‘Hell For Leather’ and  a […]

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IT Tralee Ladies Aim For Glory This Weekend

March 5, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

By Eamon Fitzgerald, GAA Game Development Officer ITT IT Tralee Ladies Football team will travel to Dublin this Friday to take part in the O’Connor Cup Finals weekend. IT Tralee will play in the Moynihan Cup semi-final against  Letterkenny IT on Friday at 3pm. This game will take place at the […]

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Fr. Peter McVerry To Address Homeless Crisis At IT Tralee Lecture

February 19, 2018 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Tralee will welcome Fr. Peter McVerry, Founder of the Peter McVerry Trust to deliver a guest lecture on Wednesday February 28. The lecture titled ‘A Housing and Homeless Crisis – where it came from and where it’s going’ will tackle one of Ireland’s most acute issues and […]

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IT Tralee To Take Part In Cup Action This Weekend

IT Tralee To Take Part In Cup Action This Weekend

February 19, 2018 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Eamon Fitzgerald, GAA Games Development Officer at IT Tralee, previews IT Tralee hurling team’s cup ambitions this coming weekend… IT Tralee Senior Hurling team will travel to Mallow this Friday to take part in the Fitzgibbon/Ryan Cup Finals weekend. The IT Tralee team are managed by former Kerry hurling manager/coach Eddie […]

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