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Siobhan Canny, Midwife

What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?

For my Leaving Certificate I chose Biology as my Science subject. This along with Home Economics allowed me to get a place on a Nurse training programme.

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Frank Morrison, Recruitment Manager

What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?

Irish, English, Maths, Accountancy, Biology, Physics, French, Social & Scientific.

As already stated, my initial goal was accountancy following the Leaving Cert. The accountancy covered by the Leaving Cert was very beneficial during my first year at college. However I don't believe I had the personality to become an accountant.

Moving to my later choice of Nursing, I believe that biology was essential as it is a major part of nursing studies from the start. I also believe that experience at work itself will further one's career and may in fact lead to a change further down the career pathway.

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Enda Coates, Forest Researcher

What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?

I took Music, Geography, and Economics. I donít think they influenced me at all in my career path.

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