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Thursday 18 January 2018

Furthering education at McEgan

Class of 2017 at McEgan College of Further Education, Macroom who graduated in Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 with (Front Row) John Fitzgibbons, Director of Further Education & Training Board; Margaret Corkery; Deputy Principal McEgan College, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed; Principal McEgan College Trish Lynam and Course Instructor Catherine Kelleher at the recent McEgan PLC Graduation Awards at The Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom. Picture: John Delea
Class of 2017 at McEgan College of Further Education, Macroom who graduated in Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 with (Front Row) John Fitzgibbons, Director of Further Education & Training Board; Margaret Corkery; Deputy Principal McEgan College, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed; Principal McEgan College Trish Lynam and Course Instructor Catherine Kelleher at the recent McEgan PLC Graduation Awards at The Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom. Picture: John Delea
Combined Class of 2017 who graduated in Hairdressing Year 1 & Special Needs Assistants Night Class at McEgan College of Further Education, Macroom with SNA Course Instuctor, Helena O'Halloran (L) and (Front Row) Margaret Corkery Deputy Principal McEgan College; Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed; course instructor Hairdressing Deirdre O'Sullivan & Principal McEgan College Trish Lynam at the recent McEgan PLC Graduation Awards at The Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom. Picture: John Delea
The class of 2017 at McEgan College of Further Education, Macroom who graduated in Advanced Childcare QQI Level 6 with (Front Row) Margaret Corkery, Deputy Principal McEgan College; Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed; Instructor Joan Lehane & Principal McEgan College Trish Lynam at the recent McEgan PLC Graduation Awards at the Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom. Pictures by John Delea

The Riverside Hotel, Macroom was filled to capacity last Thursday night, the atmosphere was celebratory and one could feel the pride that many graduates and their families felt as they reaped the rewards of hard work, perseverance and dedication.

McEgan College staff were delighted and privileged to join with graduates and their families to celebrate their success. The annual QQI awards night has been growing in size over the last few years, which reflects the commitment of students and the college itself to the local community.

The principal complimented all the graduates on their hard work, dedication and commitment to their studies and wished them every success in the future. Guest speakers included Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed and John Fitzgibbon, Director of Further Education, Cork Education and Training Board who both spoke about the importance of providing a Further Education service for the community and its surrounding hinterland and continuing the strong community links in the area.

Awards were given in all the courses that McEgan College has on offer including Advanced Administration level 6, Advanced Early Childcare and Education level 6, Early Childcare and Education level 5, Hairdressing level 5, Healthcare Support level 5 and Nursing Studies level 5. McEgan College had nearly 90 graduates this year many of whom are progressing to employment or Further Education.

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