Ó Fiaich Institute in Dundalk were delighted to win a top award at the Education Awards 2023.
The prestigious event, which was held on Thursday, 27th of April at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry Co. Dublin, recognized the outstanding achievements and contributions of education providers in Ireland.
Ó Fiaich Institute was shortlisted for two categories at the Education Awards 2023, Best Education Provider and Best Erasmus Programme.
The anticipation was high as Principal Padraig Mc Govern, Deputy Principal Conor Rafferty, and a number of teachers from the college attended the awards ceremony.
In a moment of great excitement, it was announced that the winner of the Best Erasmus Programme Award 2023 was Ó Fiaich Institute.
This was a remarkable achievement for the college and a testament to the hard work and dedication of its students and staff.
Each year, between 30 to 50 OFI students are given the opportunity of a lifetime to take part in the Erasmus Programme, which consists of a two-week trip to Malaga, Spain, a spokesperson for Ó Fiach Institute said.
During this time, students go on work placement, experience a new culture and society, and socialise in a new country.
The Erasmus Programme is a fantastic opportunity for young people as they get to live independently, meet new people, and gain valuable experience in an international setting.
All students applying to Ó Fiaich Institute in September 2023 will have the opportunity to take part in the Erasmus Programme next year, which is an exciting prospect for the college community, the spokesperson continued.
The Best Erasmus Programme Award is a significant achievement for Ó Fiaich Institute, and it highlights the college’s commitment to providing its students with a world-class education.
The college has a proud tradition of excellence in education, and this award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of its staff and students.
Ó Fiaich Institute’s Best Erasmus Programme Award 2023 is a remarkable achievement for the college and a testament to its commitment to providing its students with the best possible education.
The college is looking forward to another successful year, and all eyes will be on them to see what they achieve next.