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Why I am supporting the #UpForSchool Campaign in Ireland

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“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” Coco Chanel

Last Friday I received the results of my Masters in Journalism from NUI Galway.  I was a nervous wreck opening the envelope. I knew I had not failed BUT I was not convinced I had achieved the high standards I always set … Continue reading

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Mastering mum

It has been a very long, very tough academic year.  My return to full-time education last year was one of the biggest career decisions I think I have ever made. I completed my undergraduate, a BSc. Management, in DIT in 1994. I … Continue reading

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2014 – The year of the reunions

Yes the twenty year anniversaries are rolling around and this September I will have two college reunions to attend.  The first, The Diploma in Marketing Practise reunion, which will take place on September 5th some place in Galway.  Details of … Continue reading

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Last hurdle on road to masters

Sorry I have not posted in awhile but I am have been overwhelmed in the last few weeks with work, family and study.  I have now completed my placement with Education Matters.  You can read some of my posts on … Continue reading

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My Favourite Teacher

My favourite teacher, without doubt, was my English teacher, Ms. Imelda Lennon. Ms. Lennon was my English teacher for my full five years at the Convent of Mercy, Longford. She was simply amazing. She  introduced me to Shakespeare, to Bronte, Shelly and Keats, … Continue reading

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Starting my masters placement at Education Matters

This week I finished the first part of my masters in journalism programme at NUIG. This means all the exams are done.  All the lectures are done. My radio documentary is done.  My portfolio is done and submitted. The next stage … Continue reading

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