GALLERY: Meath graduates at Dundalk Institute of Technology

Over 1,300 students were conferred at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) in a return to on-campus graduation ceremonies in late 2021.DkIT President, Michael Mulvey, PhD, warmly congratulated all graduates and highlighted that he expected ‘great things’ from the class of 2021 given that they had demonstrated an unprecedented level of resilience and adaptability in completing their studies amid the most challenging of circumstances.

Mr Mulvey highlighted that participation in college life will have helped the graduates to ‘build’ and ‘shape’ their character.“Your tenacity, resilience, determination and resourcefulness were truly astounding”In addition to the undergraduate degrees, over 100 postgraduate qualifications were conferred, including four PhDs.

James Martin, Donore, who received the part-time BB (Hons) in Business Studies, with his wife, Aishling, his parents, Paul and Frances, and brother, Darragh.
Nuala received the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Data Analytics for Business.
BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance - Michael Farrell, Ashbourne, Kerrie Cudlipp and Stacey Cudlipp, Navan, Aoibheann Crawley, Carrickmacross and Shaun Murray, Drumconrath
Twins Stacey and Kerrie Cudlipp from Navan, BAs in Accounting and Finance; Nuala and Seamus Rispin from Navan.
Ciara Friary, Kells, who won the ABP Award for Agri-Food Student of the Year 2021 and received a BSc (Hons) in Sustainable Agriculture, with Jenny McGuinness from ABP.
Shona Fitzpatrick, a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Nursing, won the Veterinary Nursing Graduate of the Year Award 2021 sponsored by the Veterinary Council of Ireland. Shona, from Ashbourne, received her prize from Dr Ailís Ní Riain, Deputy President, Veterinary Council of Ireland.