The O’Connell Centre/ Ionad Uí Chonaill
The O’Connell Centre/ Ionad Uí Chonaill takes its name from the Liberator, Daniel O’Connell (1775- 1847) who was born close to the site of the centre.
The O’Connell Adult Education Centre offers a wide range of courses for education and pleasure. There is something to suit everyone, whether you’re interested in learning to paint or you want to improve your computer skills. Courses are available during both the day and night. See our list of full and part-time courses for the full options of courses on offer
The O’Connell Centre was established in 1999 as an Adult Education Centre when the Vocational School, Scoil Uí Chonaill was amalgamated with the other Post Primary schools in the area to form Coláiste na Sceilge.
Under the management of Kerry Education and Training Board, the centre offers full-time courses through VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme) and PLC (Post Leaving Certificate) schemes with certification at FETAC levels 4, 5 and 6. There is a wide range of part time options certified by FETAC under BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) and Community Education. Career Guidance is provided to students through the Kerry Adult Guidance Service. The O’Connell Centre is well-equipped and serves as an excellent resource for the community with local groups choosing to avail of room hire facilities to hold meetings.
For more info visit us at http://www.oconnellcentre.ie/
Phone 066 9472414
Fax 066 9472290