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Success for Kirby apprentice at national skills competition

  • December 12, 2016

    Brendan Muldowney, an apprentice at Kirby, beat off stiff competition to be crowned national champion in industrial control at the IrelandSkills National Competition which took place at Cork Institute of Technology last week.

    During the three day competition, Brendan built, tested and programmed an industrial-based project, completed fault finding on a test rig and designed a small project which included the development of a programme solution.

    Brendan was nominated to compete in the competition by Limerick Institute of Technology who recognised his talent and competence for delivering projects to the highest international standards.

    The annual IrelandSkills competition is one of the most prestigious events in the crafts calendar.  It attracts the best trainee crafts persons from around the country to compete for first place in Ireland and win the coveted Department of Education and Skills, Silver Medal in their respective skill areas.

    Huge congratulations to Brendan on his win!

    Brendan Muldowney, an apprentice at Kirby, is crowned national champion in industrial control at the IrelandSkills National Competition