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Minister Simon Harris to present the National Educational Achievement Awards 2021







Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, to present the Exchange House Ireland National Educational Achievement Awards 2021

Exchange House Ireland National Travellers Service is delighted to announce the Minister Simon Harris will be joining us and presenting our National Education Achievement Award for 2021, which is to be held on the 4th November.

This year the Awards will be held both in person and live online.  At this time, Government COVID-19 guidelines regarding number attending events have yet to be finalised. We hope to have all of this confirmed very soon - watch this space!

The Exchange House Ireland National Educational Achievement Award is an annual celebration of the success of the recipients and provides a chance to congratulate them. The Award also highlights role models for other Travellers who may be considering formal education.

We welcome all members of the Traveller community who have obtained any of the following in the years 2020/2021:

  • the Junior Certificate
  • the G.C.S.E. programme
  • QQI Major Award Level 3
  • the Leaving Certificate
  • A-Levels
  • QQI Major Award Level 4
  • QQI Major Award Level 5
  • 3rd Level Courses
  • Special Purpose Level 5+

If you have any candidates of know of someone that you feel may be eligible please complete our online nomination form by clicking the button below:

Nomination Form

For more information or to request a paper nomination form please contact the Education and Training Service Team on 01 685 4169

Alternatively, you can contact:

Cathleen McDonagh Clark: 087 983 6913 or

Jules McDonagh: 087 133 2369 or




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