Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Alan O'Neill from Bord Iascaigh Mhara to give some advice for people considering this job:

Alan O'Neill


Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Read more

Alan O'Neill
Some may think that you can go untrained into fishing. The best advice I would give people considering fishing as a profession is to get training. Fishing is an all encompassing career - when you need to go fishing, the rest of your life goes on hold unfortunately. It is very unpredictabe because you could be fishing non stop for three weeks and tied up for two.

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

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.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

Trinity College Dublin - TCD
Galway-Mayo IT - GMIT
Waterford College of Further Education
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Study Skills
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Classic Arts, Languages & Culture Course Videos

Return to List
Classic Arts, Languages & Culture
Classic Arts, Languages & Culture
DC133 School of Communications - Bríd Browne

Courses related to this video..

Multimedia - DC133

This course explores the technology used to create interactive media. It combines conceptual and creative dimensions alongside the technological.

It will suit those with an interest in making new multimedia services and products or those intersted in telling stories in innovative ways.

Modules offered include Digital Storytelling, Sound Production, Photography, Web Design, Digital Video Production, 3D Modelling and Animation, Scriptwriting and E-Learning.

Videos related to this sector
DC132 - Bob Hughes TV3, INTRA 
DCU Bachelor of Arts 
UL European Studies - Course Description  
DCU Bachelor of Arts 
UL New Media and English 
DC131 - Breffni Banks - Communications Student 
UL European Studies 
UL Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours)  
Bachelor of Arts (MI002) at MIC 
DC118 Fiontar - Micheál Ó Nualláin 
UL History, Politics, Sociology & Social Studies Overview 
UL History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies 
DN520 Philosophy 
Theology and Arts at St Pat's, Maynooth 
DC132 - Nick Sheridan, Journalism Internship, TV3  
DC133 School of Communications - Bríd Browne 
UL Baitsiléir Ealaíon Gaeilge - Course Description 
School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS) - 
UL Applied Languages - Course Description 
UL Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours) - Overview