Ireland Reference Desk

Central Applications Office

The higher education institutions in the Republic of Ireland have delegated to CAO the task of processing centrally applications to their first year undergraduate courses.

Childrens Books Ireland

Childrens Books Ireland is the national childrens book organisation of Ireland. The aim of Childrens Books Ireland is to promote quality childrens books and reading.

City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee

The City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee is the local education authority for Dublin City and its inner suburbs. It provides a wide range of opportunities for the younger generation of Dubliners, and its life-long education programme offers to adults in all age groups career-improvement, leisure, and self-development courses.

City of Galway VEC

Further Education at the Galway Institute of Technology. City of Galway Vocational Education Committee.

Clare Education Centre

Clare Education Centre, formerly known as Ennis Teachers' Centre, has, since 1972, supported the in-service needs of Clare teachers. Since August 2000, the Centre has been located in a new purpose-built complex on the Kilrush Road, Ennis.

Co. Wexford Education Centre

Co. Wexford Education Centre helps and supports teachers, parents, management and other interested parties in our education community in meeting the many demands, which they face on a day to day basis.

Cork Education Support Centre

Cork Education Support Centre (CESC) is funded by the Department of Education through the Teacher Education Section (TES) under the National Development Plan. Since its establishment in 1973 the Centre has provided support for Primary, Post-Primary, National, Regional and Local Professional development for teachers and the education community in Cork City and County.

County Carlow Vocational Education Committee

County Carlow Vocational Education Committee. The VEC provides a comprehensive range of accessible lifelong learning education and training programmes and educational support services to the community.

County Cavan VEC

Cavan VEC is an educational authority providing a comprehensive range of full-time, part-time education, training and support services.

County Cork VEC

County Cork Vocational Education Committee.