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News Digest - March 2019

01 March 2019 – The Irish Times

How close can business get to frictionless borders?

Chris Gaffney, student of Fintech at NCI, shares the lessons learned from exploring cross-border trade post-Brexit with fellow students Pramit Kumar (Data Analytics); Sourav Bhattacharya (Cloud Computing).


06 March 2019 – Northside People (print only)

Daryl eyes up a seat on Dublin City Council

NCI business graduate, Daryl Barron, will run for Fianna Fail in the Donaghmede Local Electoral Area in the local elections on May 24th.


12 March 2019 – The Irish Times

Spotlight on courses around the country

The Irish Times looks at postgrad courses around the country, with a spotlight on NCI’s MA in human resource management.


22 March 2019 – (registration required)

basis.point supporters back #joinedupgiving John Hancock Boston marathon campaign

basis.point is an active supporter of NCI’s Early Learning Initiative, among many other works it undertakes. It has been awarded an incredible fundraising opportunity, in the form of a Boston Marathon bib, through one of their patrons, John Hancock, the main sponsor of the Boston Marathon. Richard Day from ML Capital will don the bib and aims to raise €50,000 for basis.point.

Richard’s JustGiving page is here:


28 March 2019 – The Clare Champion (print only)

Shannon apprentices enter national competition

Coverage of the letter ‘A’ created by Shannon Training Centre toolmaking apprentices for the Generation Apprenticeship competition, exhibited with other entries at NCI.


29 March 2019 –

Nine Finalists in the Generation Apprenticeship Competition Announced at the Opening of an Exhibition of their Work at NCI

Coverage of the Generation Apprenticeship competition, and the 6-foot, 3-dimensional ‘A’ letters that are on display at NCI.