Tuesday 20 February 2018

Katherine Donnelly: Pupils and parents keep eye on trends

Katherine Donnelly

Katherine Donnelly

LEAVING Certificate students and their parents have shown once again the very close attention they pay to the various predictions and promises made about where the jobs will be by the time they graduate.

Courses fall in and out of fashion with the fortunes, or misfortunes, of the various sectors of the economy.

About a decade ago, law lost some of its gloss after the setting up of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB), now the Injuries Board, which took bread and butter work away from legal firms.

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