Kerry College Students to Feature on National Advertising Campaign

Rory Murphy from Tralee is one of the students to be featured on the nationwide media campaign.
Niamh O’Byrne from Abbeyfeale will also feature in the campaign.

Four learners from Kerry College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) will feature in an upcoming national campaign for solas entitled: This is FET.

The voices and stories of Rory Murphy and Antoin Fletcher from Tralee, Amie McNamara from Listowel and Niambh O’Byrne from Abbeyfeale are part of a new digital campaign.

The campaign is designed and timed to coincide with the Leaving Cert results and will feature on platforms including: Snapchat; Tik Tok; Facebook; Spotify and the Audio XI streaming network and will consist of both visual and audio adverts.

Further Education and Training Strategy

SOLAS is the state body charged with the development and implementation of FET (Further Education and Training) strategy in Ireland.

Kerry College Admissions Officer John Herlihy, formerly of Radio Kerry, recorded the interviews at the Radio Production Studios at Kerry College’s Monavalley Campus in Tralee.

Local versions of the adverts are also airing on Radio Kerry and Spin Southwest.

100 Full Time Courses

Kerry College offers over 100 full time courses across its campus locations in Tralee at Monavalley, Clash Road and Denny Street and at Listowel.

These courses include: Applied Science; Social Studies; Culinary Arts, Nursing; IT Support; Animation; Music; Computer Game Design; CAD; Engineering; Business; Medical and Office Administration; Healthcare; Pharmacy Sales; Physiotherapy; Outdoor Activity Instructor Training; Sports Nutrition; Pre-Teaching, Pre-Law and Pre-Garda Studies and Pre-PE Teaching amongst others.

Application Advice and Contact Details

Courses are already starting with many more scheduled to start on September 21st. Some courses are almost full, and applicants should apply now.

For queries, please contact Celine or Meaghan on 066 71 4 96 96. You can browse and sign up for all courses online with a Click on the link here: :

About Kerry College

Kerry College is a fully integrated college of further education and training with campus locations at Clash Road, Tralee, Denny Street, Tralee, Monavalley, Tralee and Church Street, Listowel.

It is part of Kerry Education and Training Board (ETB) – which funds and manages a range of Primary, Post Primary and Further Education and Training (FET) provision across County Kerry.