first_imgFrom Left: Ronan Doherty, Lecturer, LYIT; Mick Murphy, Donegal GAA County Board; Paul Hannigan, President, LYIT; Dr Lynn Ramsey, Head of Department of Law and Humanities LYIT; and Rodger Keenan, Ulster Council. PIC BY CLIVE WASSONDonegal GAA has gone into the classroom for the first time!Letterkenny IT is hosting a new Diploma in Performance for Gaelic Sports. This is the first time that this Level 3 Diploma has been held in Donegal.“We are delighted to host the Diploma course at LYIT,” said Dr Lynn Ramsey, Head of Department of Law and Humanities. “It reflects the long-standing close relationship which LYIT has with the GAA.” Currently, elite gaelic athletes are offered the opportunity to participate in the LYIT GAA Academy during their studies.The Academy supports player development and helps prepare them for the new season. The hard work is paying off with LYIT Ladies and Men’s Gaelic teams doing very well this year, recently reaching the final in the National College Leagues.Dr Ramsey adds, “We are delighted to be able support the development of coaching within the county. Our sports curriculum has always been informed by external coaching bodies including the GAA and we’d like to thank them for their valuable input.”LYIT currently offers Degrees in Sports Coaching and Performance, Sports Development and Coaching, and a Higher Certificate in Sports Studies. To find out more about Sports Programmes at LYIT, visit www.lyit.ie.    DONEGAL GETS ITS FIRST DIPLOMA IN GAA SPORTS STUDIES was last modified: November 21st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalGAA studiesLYITlast_img

DONEGAL GETS ITS FIRST DIPLOMA IN GAA SPORTS STUDIES

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