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Donegal ICT/Fin Tech Working Group Information Evening

The Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group invites parents, post-primary school Guidance Counsellors and Principals along to an upcoming information event to find out more about career, education and training opportunities for their children and students in the areas of ICT/FinTech in Donegal.

The working group is hosting an event on October 18th aimed at Parents, Guidance Counsellors and Principals. The companies will highlight the career opportunities in a range of disciplines including IT, Finance, Business, Marketing, Engineering, Law, Design Thinking and Sciences. LYIT & Donegal ETB will also promote their wide range of programmes that support the industry needs.

The Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group is comprised of many leading international employers based in the county including Pramerica, Optum, SITA, Randox, Gartan Technologies, ERNACT, and supported by Donegal Education Training Board (ETB) and Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT).

A recent report published by the North West Regional Skills Forum identified the ICT/FinTech sectors amongst the fastest growing in the region with significant numbers of new high-tech jobs being created in the coming years.

According to David Roche, Director, FinTech Services, Head of CSR, a member of the Donegal ICT/FinTech Working group “Ireland is the European HQ for many of the world’s largest tech companies & today in the Northwest the opportunities within ICT/FinTech sector is growing significantly. We need to ensure we have enough people with the right skills to meet the demand. We cannot do this alone, we ask for the support of parents, teachers & principals to encourage more young people to make this career choice and reap the benefits of an International career while working in Donegal”.

If you are interested in finding out more, come along to one of the upcoming events.

  • Thursday October 18th at 6pm in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town. Register to attend the Donegal Town event by clicking HERE

Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served at both events from 5.30pm.

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