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UCC is hosting an information session in Listowel next month about the possibility of running a Diploma in Social Enterprises & Community Development Practice in North Kerry.

CMK 05062015 REPRO FREE NO FEE   Pictured  at the UCC Honorary Conferrings 2015 were three renowned creative minds:   Joseph Walsh, who founded his furniture studio and workshop in Riverstick, Co. Cork in 1999 and currently lives in Kinsale, conferred with a Doctor of Arts. He is lauded internationally for his extraordinary designs;  Fashion designer Don O’Neill, a native of Ballyheigue in Co. Kerry and the Creative Director of global label THEIA, conferred with a Doctor of Arts. He is known all over the world for his elegant and sophisticated eveningwear;  Nicholas Fox Weber, a cultural historian, author, curator and philanthropist, he has dedicated his life to understanding and sharing the visual arts. Nicholas will be conferred with a Doctor of Literature. He is the executive director of the Connecticut-based not-for-profit Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and also the founder and president of American Friends of Le Korsa, a non-profit organisation that works in Senegal to improve lives. He has as a strong connection to Cork, having spent much time there over the years in Glandore. Full story see http://www.ucc.ie/en/about/uccnews/fullstory-544647-en.html  Picture: Clare Keogh  For Further Information Contact:  Tom McCarthy  media@ucc.ie 086 386 4323

UCC is already running the course in South Kerry, its part of UCC’s adult and community education programme.

The university is still accepting applications for the diploma course which begins in Killorglin KCYMS community centre next month (Feb).

The information session in Listowel take place in the Family Resource Centre on Monday 8th of February at 2.30pm.