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  • I commenced the Social Care Studies Level 6 Advanced course in Sept 2019 as a mature student. At the beginning I was somewhat nervous as I had not been in a classroom setting since my leaving cert in 2004.  The teachers I had were extremely...

    Kim Manley Killeen

    Social Care Studies Level 6 Advanced

  • My time in Ballyfermot was unforgettable and invaluable. The Advanced App & Web UI/UX Diploma course was really practically focused, and left myself and my classmates at a distinct advantage in the practical work when we moved on to our degree level...

    Marc Murray

    Web Design – Advanced App & Web UI/UX Diploma (HND) Level 6 Higher

  • Ballyfermot College of Further Education helped to shape my understanding of the Irish media landscape and its different news values. During the two-year Diploma in Journalism we created a student newspaper, the Student Chronicle. While working on the paper I...

    Oisín Ó Cuilleanáin

    Higher National Diploma in Journalism, BA in Media Production Management

  • I didn’t do well at school, I started a course in Ballyfermot College of Further Education when I was 25. This course directly led to my being accepted by Trinity College Dublin, where I eventually attained a BA in History...

    Frankie Gaffney

    Pre-University Level 5 Certificate

  • 2018 Graduate Simon O’Leary  I really found my feet during the two year radio course as it was so hands on and practical.  I did Media & Broadcasting Diploma (MND) then Radio Programming & Production Diploma Level 6 Higher National...

    Simon O’Leary

    Radio Programming & Production

  • I have been working in RTE Radio 1 for the past ten years. I produce and present on Radio One each Saturday morning at 8.30am. I also stand in for Joe Duffy on Liveline and I also present the sport...

    Damien O’Reilly

    Media & Broadcasting

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