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Sport, Leisure & Tourism

Department of Sport, Leisure & Tourism

The Department of Sport, Leisure and Tourism provides a high quality and relevant education in Sport, Travel and Tourism Management, Event Management, Hotel Front Office Management, Hospitality Supervision and Culinary Arts. All our courses provide a blend of theory and practice through active learning approaches where we actively prepare our students for dynamic and exciting careers in their chosen industry sector.

Our Department works closely with leading industry organisations and experts including Sport Ireland, NSCA, Sports Partnerships, Community Groups, Fáilte Ireland, Irish Hotel Federation, The Taste Council, Bord Bia, Restaurant Association of Ireland, Association of Irish Festival and Events, Tourism Ireland, Ireland Skills and Euro-Toques. In addition, as all our students are required to complete a professional work placement, we have extensive links with leading industry professionals which ensures that our graduates continue to shape and contribute to the sustainable development and future of the Irish Sport, Leisure and Tourism industry.

The Department of Sport, Leisure and Tourism offers the following programmes that require students to undertake placement:

Head of Department
Ms. Elaine Barry, BA, MEd, MBPsS

Further Information
Department of Sport, Leisure & Tourism
Tel: (061) 293857 (Limerick)
      (0504) 28180 (Thurles)


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