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Higher Education Guide to the North West of Ireland

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Letterkenny Institute of Technology - Image courtesy of LYIT
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Ceol na Cille Irish Music School
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Ohio University Summer Programme - Image courtesy Sonya Paclob
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Killybegs Catering College - Image courtesy of LYIT
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Technology at LYIT - Image courtesy of LYIT
Further and Higher Education Guide to the North West of Ireland
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Profile

Pat Loughrey Portrait

Patrick Loughrey was born in 1955 and grew up in County Donegal in the townland of Ray (pronounced as 'Rai'), on the shores of Lough Swilly. He attended Loreto College in Milford, and went on to study at the University of Ulster (BA Hons Contemporary History), The Queen's University of Belfast (... Read more.

Organisation

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Opened in 2002 by President Mary McAleese, Volt House became an important resource for the people of Raphoe.  The primary aim of Volt House is to serve all areas of the community and to that end many and various groups use the facility.   After lying vacant and derelict for 13 years Volt House,... Read more.

Place

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In August of 2013, a field beside a churchyard in Drumholm became the site of a major Irish archaeological discovery.  The remains of a 1300 year old monastery and its surrounding settlement were found.  So significant was the find that it was immediately put on par with the more famous ... Read more.

Article

Stranorlar during the Famine

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Cróna Cassidy, author of the ‘Great Famine in Stranorlar, County Donegal’ is the daughter of Susanna (nee Timoney from Finntown) and Philip Cassidy (from Airne, Co. Fermanagh),  former proprietors of Cassidy’s chemist shop, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal. Cróna studied history at degree and masters... Read more.

Project

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Letterkenny IT’s Wind Energy Centre at Killybegs have formally completed an alliance, which will enhance the employability of its wind technician graduates and make Killybegs a centre of excellence for Wind Energy Training for the industry.  Located at Killybegs, LYIT is the only college in... Read more.