- Business and career courses
These courses aim to help people improve their knowledge and skills for work or further study in the area. There are courses offered in the areas of Start Your Own Business and Introduction to Digital Marketing & Business
- Leaving Certificate preparation courses
We are offering Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate Maths for 10 weeks (Revision). We also offer short preparation courses for the oral examinations in Leaving Cert French and Spanish.
- Lifestyle and leisure courses
We offer a wide range of courses to improve personal well being, express your creativity, learn more about fascinating subjects or take up a hobby. Courses range from Fundamentals of Drawing, Mindfulness, Pilates and Yoga.
MINDFULNESS AND WELLBEING COURSE
In this 10 x week Mindfulness & Wellbeing Course, you will learn mindfulness-based practices and tools to help you attain a happier, healthier, and more productive life.
The mindfulness practices in this course are designed to assist you in reconnecting or indeed, connecting more fully with your own life.
Mindfulness has been scientifically proven to help people deal successfully with the challenges of day-to-day living.
The courses teach the essential principles of mindfulness through a variety of formal and informal practices which will include Sitting Meditation Practice, and Mindfulness in Everyday Life.
Examples of just some of the topics covered in the course:-
The History of Mindfulness
The Science of Mindfulness
The Physiology of Stress and how it affects the body
How mindfulness helps build resilience to cope with all of life's challenges.
Mindfulness in the workplace.
Lifestyle - How it influences your mental and physical health.
Healthy eating for maintaining a robust Immune System.
Walking - The benefits for mental and physical health
How the practices of Gratitude, Compassion, and Forgiveness will bring peace and contentment to your life, and the lives of others.
The course is suitable for all age demographics and schedules.
A synopsis of the class is provided weekly. Online classes will receive these by email.
Guided meditations are provided for the student to practice at home.
The course is facilitated by an experienced teacher of many years in the field of Mindfulness and Wellbeing.
Veronica Coughlan - Dip., I.C.M. Mindfulness and Wellbeing
- Computers for leisure and work
These courses aim to improve people's computer skills for their leisure or work. We have courses at all levels of competency, from complete beginner to higher levels.
Languages are one of our specialist areas. We currently offer courses in English for Speakers of Other Languages, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
Most of these are offered at a range of levels with native-speaker teachers.
- Evening courses calendar
Classes are held on Monday and Tuesday evenings. Courses vary in length from short ten-week courses, lasting only one term in autumn or spring. The calendar follows the day-time academic calendar with breaks at Halloween, Christmas, February and Easter.
- Enrolments and Brochure
Enrolments take place in September (Online) and again in January each year. There is an Evening Courses brochure available here.
Fees vary for these courses but are always very reasonable because the charges are based on what it costs us to provide the course, nothing more. Fees are paid online. See autumn or spring edition of evening courses brochure for more details.
Having got the taste for study in the evening, we would encourage those who are interested to consider full-time study with us during the day. As you will see from this brochure, there are many full-time courses which relate to our part-time evening programme. We would be happy to discuss your options with you.
- Courses for everyone
We are committed to the principle of lifelong learning for everybody. Adults of all ages from 18 to 108 are welcome to participate on our courses. We have students from far and near and many different communities. Some of our students are pursuing a hobby while others are developing their knowledge and skills in a particular subject area for their working lives.
All are welcome.
We value your feedback!
We make changes and additions to our programme each year in order to provide an interesting and varied menu of courses. We aim to put on courses that people need and want. We are therefore very interested in hearing from you about any courses which you would like to see us provide for you.
We look forward to meeting you in the college.