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News Digest - January 2020

27 January - The Irish independent

Long: Unfair for any club to have two teams

27 January - Irish Daily Star (print only)

Long blasts Hoops Saga

27 January - The Irish Sun

NOT ON Bohemians boss Keith Long doesn't want Shamrock Rovers to have a 'competitive advantage' with First Division side

30 January - Dublin Gazette North (print only)

Bohs looking at Long game

30 January - Dublin Gazette City (print only)

Bohs' Long to manage pressure of raised hopes

NCI's partnership with Bohemians to provide scholarships to players received extensive coverage. 


11 January - Dublin People

Children's education boost

Kennedy Wilson, in partnership with basis.point, has announced a €100k pledge to support child development initiatives, including support of NCI's Early Learning Initiative's Home from Home programme. ELI is very grateful to partners like basis.point and Kennedy Wilson who enable their programmes to be sustained. If you are interested in supporting ELI, contact


26 January - Sunday Indepenent (print only)

Read these league tables with care

Article on feeder schools to third level mentions National College of Ireland as a destination considered in the data.


15 January - Wicklow People (print only)

All the major colleges attend careers evening

This feature item includes mention of NCI's attendance at Blessington Community College's careers evening.


13 January - Athlone Topic (print only)

12 per cent of Westmeath 2019 Leaving Cert students went for AIT studies.

This article lists the destinations of all Westmeath LC students, including National College of Ireland.


17 January - Silicon Republic

Why you shouldn't forget to 'manage upwards' in your career'

Interview with John Farrelly, senior manager at Fidelity Investments, and NCI alumnus.


10 January - The Irish Times

'Life in Vilnius reminds me of Ireland in the 1990s'

The Irish Times is covering stories of the Irish living abroad. This article features NCI alumna Sheena McGonigle


21 January - The Irish Times

Councillors back plan for Magdalene laundry to be third-level college

21 January - Dublin Inquirer

New Plan for Sean McDermott Street Laundry Site Includes a College Campus

Coverage of the former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street states that Dublin City Council is now considering a third-level institution as an appropriate, and mentions that National College of Ireland has outgrown its current campus and may interested in the site.