Educational & Industry Partners

Educational Partners 

Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education is part of the NEFHEA Alliance between five Institutes of Further Education and Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). All members work in partnership to allow seamless progression within programmes from further education to higher education/third level programmes. Through this alliance, Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education has agreed advanced entry routes (year 2) for several level 6 QQI accredited programmes.

Our Higher Education Partners include:

  • Dundalk IT
  • Galway-Mayo IT
  • IT Tralee
  • Letterkenny IT
  • University of Brighton
  • Bucks New University
  • Edge Hill University
  • University of Stirling

Industry Partners


Our partnership with local, regional and national industries and businesses ensures that every student at Ó Fiaich can avail of a related and progressive work placement as part of their time with us. Indeed, several of our business links come to the Institute when they have a job opening or offer full-time employment to many of our graduates.

Our courses directly link with those skills demanded in the market place, when we see skills gaps, we see new courses, our portfolio of course offerings is under constant review and monitoring. Our proactive approach to course content means that a course with Ó Fiaich Institute immediately opens career or higher education opportunities.

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