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I would advise to any young person to go to college first and/or travelling and gain some life experience as this will help you deal/cope with situations a lot better.
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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Hugh Heraghty , Fish Farm Manager

Hugh Heraghty is Site Manager for Marine Havest's Organic Salmon Fish Farm in Co. Galway. Some key responsibilties of his job include ensuring safety at all times on land and sea and bringing the site stock to its best quality. Hugh has completed over 40 courses with Marine Harvest and BIM.
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