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What are the considerations for recent dental graduates?

Noel Kavanagh and George Wright discuss some of the considerations for recent graduates starting out on their dental journey. Qualifying from dental school is a significant milestone in any new graduate’s personal life. It’s the beginning of a professional career. You have reached the first of many destinations. You now switch platforms and a new … Continued

€37 million loan for UCC dental school

Image: Eolann Sheehan, Student Union president UCC, with UCC president Dr Michael Murphy and European Investment Bank vice president Andrew McDowell after they signed a landmark €100 million investment loan at University College Cork University College Cork (UCC) has secured a loan for the ‘largest investment’ in its history. This includes a €37 million investment … Continued

More Irish dental grads working abroad

More and more dentists are leaving Ireland to pursue careers – but not to the UK. As of 2013 there were 183 fewer dentists practising in Ireland, despite a rise in the number of graduates, according to recent figures from Eurostat. Chief executive officer at the Irish Dental Association, Fintan Hourihan, said: ‘[Graduates] are no … Continued