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Dublin Hosts Meeting of Irish Network of Learning Cities

Dublin Hosts Meeting of Irish Network of Learning Cities

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The initiative involves cities from across the island of Ireland and will see festivals take place in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Belfast & Derry.

Dublin, 24th January 2019  Dublin Learning City, an initiative spearheaded by five universities and colleges across Dublin under the aegis of the Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH), today hosted the second meeting of the Irish Learning City Network. The meeting welcomed Learning City representatives from Cork, Limerick, Derry and Belfast to discuss their work in promoting learning throughout the island of Ireland.

Peader Nolan, Dublin City Council said, “We are delighted to be organising the first Dublin Learning City Festival in April of this year. The festival will look to encourage everyone living in Dublin to engage in learning and creativity. A broad range of events will take place in venues across the city and we encourage anyone organising an event for that week to get in touch to avail of promotional support from the Irish Learning City Network.” 

''Recently we welcomed Learning Cities from Cork, Limerick, Belfast and Derry to Dublin's first meeting to build an Irish network of Learning Cities promoting Learning and collaboration across the island of Ireland.''Denise McMorrow, Student Experience Manager IADT.