22 June 2024 The Irish Film & Television Network

Irish Film and Television Network


Education / Training


Academic Courses

Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education
Dave Gregg - Media Dept. Head
Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education, Coolock, Dublin 17
+353 1 8481400


FETAC Level 5 Certificate
BTEC Higher National Diploma
BA (Honours) Final Year Entry Link

This three-year course provides a comprehensive study of the communication and media production business. The course is conducted in a relaxed yet stimulating environment and has both practical and academic dimensions. Students can gain hands-on skills and emphasis is on production of high quality media. Access to modern equipment enables students to reach professional production standards.

Many graduates of the course have become key figures within Ireland’s media industry. Graduates include Keith Alexander, chief sound engineer at Lime Street Sound in Dublin, Larry Bass, founder of ShinAwil Production, Aidan Crawley, freelance photographer, Naomi Moore, director at Windmill Lane Pulse Recording Studios, Conor Maloney and Tony Calally, directors of Cashmere Media, Liam McCormack, Bianca Luykx and Lottie Ryan, programme presenters with RTE, Karl Spain and Maeve Higgins, comedians.

Go to www.colaistedhulaigh.ie/courses/media/communication-and-media-production for more information.


BTEC Higher National Diploma
BA (Honours) Final Year Entry Link

Patron: Damien O’Donnell

Damien O’ Donnell, BAFTA award winning director of East is East is a graduate of Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education. Damien has also directed films such as Heartlands and Inside I’m Dancing and is a prolific TV and cinema commercial director. As Patron of the Film Production course, Damien will visit the college once a year to give a key-note lecture to Film Production students.

Film Production offers a thorough study of film through both practical and academic avenues. Students will study key practical areas such as scriptwriting, directing, producing, sound, and lighting which will culminate in the creation of their own films. These areas are supplemented by the study of film history and related film theory.

Graduate films Stalking Colin Farrell, Elvis and Monsters, Wannabe and Larry the Bastard have all been screened on RTE. Larry the Bastard has also been screened on BBC. Films and screenplays produced by students on the course regularly feature as nominations at the SMEDIA Awards and in 2007, Shane Collier won a SMEDIA Award for Best Screenplay. Shane’s award was presented to him at a special reception in the college by course patron Damien O’Donnell.

Go to http://www.colaistedhulaigh.ie/courses/media/film-production for more information.


BTEC Higher National Diploma
BA (Honours) Final Year Entry Link

The Higher National Diploma in Journalism is designed for students who wish to gain employment in print, radio or television journalism, on-line publishing and other areas of creative or technical writing. Though the main focus of the course is good writing, skills such as word- processing, web design for publishing, image processing and desktop publishing will also be acquired. Additionally, students will be introduced to contemporary media issues, theories and debates and encouraged to examine their influence on media practice. During the course, students seek publication for their writing and thus build up a portfolio of work.

Graduates of the Journalism course include Joe Humphries of The Irish Times, Eamonn Falvey and Anthony Murnane of RTE, novelist and scriptwriter Trevor Colgan, sports journalists Pat O’ Rourke and Gordon Manning and Brian Whelan who is editor of Yahoo! Ireland.

Go to http://www.colaistedhulaigh.ie/courses/media/journalism for more information.


Recent News Articles
23 Mar 2020 Winners announced behind closed doors for Youtube Kids Animation Dingle Student Awards 2020
11 Apr 2018 Lindsay Sedgwick's 'Write That Script'
23 Jun 2017 “It is just one story and there are so many stories to tell about this issue” - Writer/Director Tom Ryan on ‘Twice Shy’
24 Mar 2016 Royal Television Society’s ROI Centre announces winners of Student Television Awards
19 May 2015 IFTA Awards Focus: Best Script
« Go back

 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter



canli bahis siteleri rulet siteleri deneme bonusu veren siteler bahis siteleri free spin veren siteler deneme bonusu veren yeni siteler yeni casino siteleri yeni bahis siteleri
slot siteleri betwild pashagaming tipobet hizlibahis cratosroyalbet betwoon kumar siteleri bahis siteleri casino siteleri en iyi bet siteleri
grandpashabet spinco betwoon giris cratosroyalbet giris superbet