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April 2016

Congratulations to Mary O'Driscoll on winning a City & Guilds Gold Medal for Excellence in IT. She was presented with her medal by KCETB Adult Education Officer, Martha Bolger, at a ceremony in Lyrath Estate Hotel on Friday the 8th of April.

Mary goes forward to a further award ceremony in London in July where she in the running for a higher award called the Lion Award. We wish her the best of luck at this ceremony.

June 2015

The Arts and Ceramics Group present their inaugural exhibition entitled "Talent on the Horizon" in MacDonagh Junction Tuesday June 2nd - 9th inclusive. Official opening 11 am.

2015 QQI Photography L5 & L6 Group present an exhibition entitled "Moments Captured" in MacDonagh Junction June 12th -19th inclusive.

Achievements Day for all groups will be held in Hotel Kilkenny at 11 am on Wednesday 24th June.

May 2015

2015 Woodcarving Group present their exhibition entitled "Light and Dark" in MacDonagh Junction May 22nd - May 29th.


June 2014

2014 Photography Level 5 group present an exhibition entitled "FOTEX" in MacDonagh Junction June 12th -19th inclusive.

May 2014

2014 Woodcarving Group present their exhibition entitled "Imagine" in MacDonagh Junction May 23rd - May 30th.


June 2013

On the 21st of June in the Pembroke Hotel the 2013 FETAC Level 6 Photography Group will hold their official book launch of "THE F STOPS HERE - A Photographic Journey".

2013 Photography Level 5 group present an exhibition entitled "Field of Focus"in MacDonagh Junction June 7th -14th inclusive.

May 2013

2013 Woodcarving Group present their exhibition entitled "Irish Mythology" in MacDonagh Junction May 23rd - June 3rd inclusive.


June 2012

2012 Photography Group present their exhibition entitled "Creative Images" in MacDonagh Junction June 15th - 22nd.

May 2012

2012 Woodcarving Group present their exhibition entitled "My Family" in MacDonagh Junction May 18th - 25th.


June 2011

The Visual Arts Practice Class exhibited their work in the Kilkenny Art Café for a week from Tuesday 28th June.

Digital Photography Class exhibited their work "The Way We Saw It" from June 10th - 17th in Ormonde Hotel in Kilkenny.

May 2011

Congratulations to this year's Woodcarving - Sculpture Group.
Their exhibtion aptly named "Fish & Chippers" was on in MacDonagh Junction during May 2011. Click here to view some of the exhibits.

March 2011

Congratulations to three of last year's past participants John Mallon, Maria Power and Liam Dwyer who won Academic Scholarships 2010 - 2011 in Carlow IT based on their FETAC entry results.

We are very proud of their achievements, and wish them continued success in the future.


February 2010

We are delighted to announce that one of our past pupils, James Banville as been awarded an Academic Scholarship for 2009 - 2010 by the Institute of Technology Carlow.

We are very proud of James's achievement, and wish him all the best for the future.


January 2010

In June 2009, we nominated and entered one of our tutors, Donal Costigan for a City & Guilds Medal of Excellence in teaching I.T.  In December 2009, we received notice from City & Guilds to say that Donal has been awarded a gold medal.

As a centre, we are delighted with Donal's achievement.  This is the third medal the centre has won.  Two of our participants have been awarded medals in the past; Anthony Ryan in 2005, and Iris Agar in 2008.

 

Mary O'Driscoll and Martha Bolger AEO.

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