Good Coun­sel stu­dents given amaz­ing in­sights into 82 ca­reers

New Ross Standard - - PICTURES - By DAVID LOOBY

SPEAK­ERS on bank­ing, car­pen­try, phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal, med­i­cal and the tourism in­dus­try were among the 82 con­trib­u­tors at this year’s Good Coun­sel Col­lege’s big­gest ever ca­reer’s night.

Chair­per­son of the Good Coun­sel Col­lege Par­ent’s Coun­sel Sheila McAuliffe wel­comed all the con­trib­u­tors, stu­dents and par­ents. This year’s ca­reer’s night was or­gan­ised by the Par­ent’s Coun­cil.

Among the in­dus­tries rep­re­sented were: en­trepreneurs, nurs­ing, trades, law, fi­nance, ac­count­ing, equine, agri­cul­tural, IT, sci­ence, en­gi­neer­ing, ar­chi­tec­ture, con­struc­tion, busi­ness, mar­ket­ing, tourism, hospi­tal­ity, pub­lic ser­vices, teach­ing and vo­ca­tions.

Water­ford In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy and the In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy Car­low also were rep­re­sented and long queues formed at their desks with ea­ger, 3rd, TY, 5th and 6th year stu­dents and par­ents.

Prin­ci­pal Mark O’Brien said the evening was at­tended by 3rd years up to 6th years as many de­ci­sions for CAO, sub­ject se­lec­tion, ap­pren­tice­ship choices etc., are be­ing made dur­ing this time.

Se­nior Di­a­geo sales man­ager Jack Harte, in his guest speaker speech, touched on how the choices he made brought him to where he is to­day.

Mark O’Brien, prin­ci­pal; Sheila McAuliff, Chair­per­son of the Par­ents Coun­cil; Jack Harte, guest speaker and Linda O’Cal­laghan-Ke­hoe at the Good Coun­sel Col­lege Ca­reers Night.

Deirdre Ryan, Clon­mines; Linda Ryan, Mill­town and Elaine Ryan, Clon­mines.

Elaine Walsh, Dun­ganstown, John Car­roll, IT Car­low and Owen Dev­ereux, Dun­ganstown.

Ed­ward Pren­der­gast, The Rower and Paraic Wick­ham, Ra­heen at the ca­reers night.

Adam Kidd, New­bawn; Ciaran English, New­bawn; Murt O’Neill, New Ross and Adam Young, Cushin­stown.

The ca­reers night at Good Coun­sel Col­lege.

Elaine Walsh, Dun­ganstown, John Car­roll, IT Car­low and Owen Dev­ereux, Dun­ganstown.

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