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Irish Careers Seminar to visit Carlow

January 28, 2011

As part of its tour around Ireland Comhdháil Náisiúnta na Gaeilge will organise a careers seminar for teenagers  in the Dolmen Hotel in Carlow on Thursday, 24th March 2011.

Teachers and students alike will hear speakers discussing the advantages which the Irish language affords young people when choosing their careers.  

Speakers  will include Traic Ó Braonáin who works with Coláiste na bhFiann. Emma Whitmore will also give an insight into her post as a development officer with Glór Cheatharlach in Carlow and her challenging role in highlighting the importance of the Irish language while promoting Irish language events and the language in Carlow.

Mairéad Ní Mhurchú will discuss her own experiences in her role as producer and director with Nemeton, an independent television production company based in the Waterford Gaeltacht.

Representatives from various third level institutes will be present to speak about the third level opportunities available to those wishing to pursue their education through the medium of Irish.

If your school is interested in attending this seminar or if you require any further information about this seminar please contact Comhdháil Náisiúnta na Gaeilge at 01 679 4780 or by sending an e-mail to brighid@comhdhail.ie