‘Marathon Man’ attending Leitrim’s Training and Education Expo

Gerry Duffy, who ran 32 marathons in 32 days and CV and Interview Skills Expert, Mairead Fleming of The Apprentice are just two of the speakers at this year’s free Leitrim County Development Board “Training and Further Education Expo and Seminar” on Thursday, March 1st in the Landmark Hotel, Carrick on Shannon. The event, geared at people who are currently unemployed or looking for retraining, is a free event which will bring together all the agencies involved in training and supports in one venue.

Gerry Duffy, who ran 32 marathons in 32 days and CV and Interview Skills Expert, Mairead Fleming of The Apprentice are just two of the speakers at this year’s free Leitrim County Development Board “Training and Further Education Expo and Seminar” on Thursday, March 1st in the Landmark Hotel, Carrick on Shannon. The event, geared at people who are currently unemployed or looking for retraining, is a free event which will bring together all the agencies involved in training and supports in one venue.

From 10.30am to 4.30pm, there will be an opportunity for people to meet on a one-one basis with agencies such as FÁS, Adult Education Service of the VEC, Leitrim Development Company, Citizen’s Information Service, County Enterprise Board, MABS, Leitrim Energy Group, Department of Social Protection and colleges including: Athlone IT and the Irish Academy of Public Relations. As well as the training side of the expo, there will also be details of jobs available in the region through Collins-McNicholls Recruitment Company which covers the West and North West.

In addition to having the chance to visit the stands of the agencies, people attending the event on March 1st can also sit in on the talks running for the morning alongside the Expo. To find out more about this free event, you can contact Leitrim County Development Board on 071 9650496, check out www.leitrim.ie and see this Wednesday’s Leitrim Observer for full details of what’s on at this year’s event.