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Liam McCaul, R&D Engineer

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

Physics, Chemistry and French. I also studied German in college. It is good to have another language regardless of what it is. Anything to do with Engineering, I would highly suggest Maths and Physics.

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Jack McGovern, Garda Trainee

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

I took business, accounting and economics as I was preparing for a Plan B i.e. working in the private sector or becoming a secondary school teacher.

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Rebecca Tighe, Process Engineer

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

Physics, Biology, Higher level maths. I think physics and maths played a huge role in influencing my career decisions. Physics allowed me to develop an interest in understanding how things work and what the practical limitations on designs are. While maths allowed me to develop the logical thinking and problem solving skills which are essential to engineers in their every day jobs.

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