Our Furniture design students have haggled in the charity shops and have rummaged through skips and sheds in their grandparents house. Over the next few months they will restore their chosen piece to its former glory and will add their own "twist" to their piece.
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Keith Donnelly, clinical nurse speiclist based in Sydney, came to talk to our students about a fantastic new concept he has introduced which helps patients with mental health health issues feel more confident and better about themselves.
Congratulations Tommy Holohan who graduated from DFEI Music Production in 2018 (and received an award from BTEC as Music Student of the Year 2018) on Boiler Room, broadcast live from Higher Vision festival over the summer. A great achievement! Link below.
DFEi media teacher Adrian Smyth has been invited by the European Communication, Research and Education Association (ECREA) to address its midterm conference at the University of Bonn, Germany in November. Adrian will be presenting his ongoing research into the digital lives of older people in Ireland. ECREA is a society of communication scholars devoted to the development of communication research and higher education in Europe. Adrian teaches radio production, political studies, research skills, a
Jack Lynch (2nd left) who trained under Declan Barrett this summer in DFEi has won a medallion of excellence in the Cabinetmaking competition at WorldSkills 2019 in Kazan, Russia. Additionally, Declan Barrett has been elected as Deputy Chief Examiner of the WorldSkills International competition for WorldSkills 2021. All in all, Team Ireland placed 10th out of 60 countries. The team won four Gold medals, 1 bronze medal and 7 medallions of excellence. Congratulations to both Jack and Declan.
DFEi Teacher Declan Barrett has adjudicated in the Worldskills competition many times. This is a fantastic achievement. 2021 Worldskills competition takes place in Shanghai.
DFEi was delighted to meet with @deodonovan of @gmitletterfrack to establish progression links for DFEi furniture students. DFEi Principal Eoghan Ó Murchadha and Head of Craft Department Dave Nicholson accompanied Dermot to our Furniture Exhibition in @dlrLexIcon