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MISU Food, Toiletries and Stationery Hub

MISU run a support for students which provides non-perishable food products, toiletries and stationery to all students if they are short of money. If you are need any supplies, drop in to the office and have a chat with a member of staff. You can get assistance instantly!

Online Voting Referendum

There will be a referendum to amend the MISU Constitution on Thursday 21st March 2019. Students will be asked if they agree or disagree with introducing online voting in MISU elections, by-elections and referenda. The current system for voting is paper ballots and long distance voting, and the proposal is to use online voting going forward, with the provision for paper ballot/long distance voted if needed. By changing Article 11.5 Voting, Articles 11.6 Long Distance Voting and 11.7 Counting will be amended also.

The current MISU Constitution can be found here, the sections which are proposed to change are pages 22 - 24.

The proposed Articles 11.5, 11.6 and 11.7 can be read here. The proposed accompanying schedule to the MISU Constitution, Schedule 7 is also available to read here.

Printouts of the current Constitution, proposed Articles and proposed schedule to the MISU Constitution can be collected from MISU Reception.

Polling stations will be open on the Limerick campus between 8.30am and 6.30pm and on the Thurles campus between 12pm and 2pm. Students votes are vital as in order to have a valid referendum, 15% of the student population must vote.

MISU Elections 2019

Interested in running in the MISU elections?
Nominations open now!
Nomination forms must be returned by Friday 22nd of February at 2pm sharp‼️
Make sure you get your nomination form in on time and you could play a key role in leading and representing the students of MIC and ensuring that their voice is heard!
If you have any questions feel free to call down to us here at MISU Reception or contact Emma at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Graduation 2018

All the information on conferring ceremonies, tickets, academic robes and photographs are now available on the MIC website, link here.


If you have any questions about ceremonies, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please include your Name, ID number, and Course in the e-mail. If you have any questions, contact us in MISU and we'll advise you!

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Kilminchy School House is a Sessional / Full Day- Care service in Portlaoise.

We are currently seeking interested Early Years Educators who may be seeking Part- time work this Summer with a view to a Full time hours by September. A minimum qualification of Level 7-8 in Early Year’s Education with at least two-three years’ experience is preferable but not essential.

We are also seeking Relief staff & Part-time staff/ someone to cover Maternity leave ASAP, once Garda Vetting is complete. Reduced hours over Summer Months pending the needs of the business.

Candidates must have a true interest, sense of humour and energy in working with Toddlers/Pre-schoolers in a busy environment, and who also have the ability to work under pressure and is creative & fun, uses their initiative, is a team player and is flexible to changing routines.

_____Roles and Responsibilities:________________________________________________

Ability to work in collaboration and communication within a team of teachers.Assess and plan for children’s learning based on their interests and needs.

Excellent administrative skills to document learning and maintain all relevant records.

Adhering to company policies, procedures and operational practices at all times.
Ensuring positive working relationships are developed and maintained with children, staff, parents and carers.
Awareness of Early Years Regulations, relevant legislation and policies.
Commitment to developing an inclusive setting within the context of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion guidelines 2015.
Developing practice within the guidelines of the Aistear-Siolta Practice guide.
Undertake personal responsibility to comply with the services Child protection policy.
Willingness to carry out other duties consistent with the role of an Early Years Educator as required form time to time by the Manager/Proprietor.
The successful candidate must have:

Preferably a Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7 / 8 from a recognised body
Relevant criteria for ECCE Scheme (i.e. minimum 3 years experience in a childcare setting) but not essential

Knowledge of working with the Aistear-Siolta practice guide Curriculum Framework.
If you have an interest in working with Children with Additional Needs or with 1- under 3's - please speicify.
Good communication skills - Fluency in both spoken & written English

Please Email your CV to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.