New Pharmacy Technician Course starts at IT in September

The Institute of Technology Tralee had finalised its arrangements for the commencement of a new Pharmacy Technician programme at the start of the 2018/19 academic year in September.

The NFQ Level Six course delivered over a period of two years is the only one of its kind being offered in the Munster region and one of only a few in the country. Graduates at the completion of the programme have employment opportunities for people to work as pharmacy technicians in hospital or commercial chemist outlets assisting in the preparation and provision of medicines.


First breakfast briefing a success in Listowel

Over 80 business people were up bright and early yesterday morning (Wednesday) to attend the first event held by the Listowel Business and Community Alliance.

Participants from various businesses in the town attended the very first Business Breakfast Briefing held by the Alliance, in the Horseshoe Bar and Restaurant at 7.15am.

Guest speaker Maura Gough, a highly regarded retail consultant with Brown Thomas, who won the 2016 ‘Values Award for Delighting the Customer’, gave some great tips and information on how to succeed in business.