Welcome to The O’Connell Adult Education Centre, Caherciveen, Co. Kerry.

The O’Connell Centre/ Ionad Uí Chonaill takes its name from the Liberator, Daniel O’Connell (1775- 1847) who was born close to the site of the centre.

The O’Connell Adult Education Centre offers a wide range of courses for education and pleasure.  There is something to suit everyone, whether you’re interested in learning to paint or you want to improve your computer skills.  Courses are available during both the day and night. See our list of full and part-time courses for the full options of courses on offer.

Under the management of Kerry Education and Training Board, the centre offers full-time courses through VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme) and PLC (Post Leaving Certificate) schemes.

There is a wide range of part-time options under the Adult Literacy & Basic Education, BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) and Community Education programmes

Career Guidance is available free of charge by appointment.

The O’Connell Centre is well-equipped and serves as an excellent resource for the community. Contact us to avail of room-hire facilities.

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OCONNELL Centre Spring Prog 2018

PLC brochure 2017 – 2018