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Fancy Following us at CIT? Well here we are.

What are your favourite CIT-related social media accounts?  Are there any we should be paying attention to?  Let us know your thoughts and tweet @CITAlumni

Check out our Influencers, Experts and those that we believe that provide General Inspiration. 


Nessa Hurley graduated with an MSc in Marketing Practice as a mature student in 2015. She is Creative Director for a social media agency in Dubai and is also a marketing consultant for companies in Ireland. She is co-owner of Dreaming Always – a platform, both offline & online, where creative women connect.

Follow Nessa on: @nessahurley   @dreaming_always_

Barbara O'Mahony who is an Electrical Engineer and Beauty Blogger, has an ever-growing social media presence offering tips and tricks on all things makeup and fashion related! On top of Engineering, the Marketing enthusiast is currently interning in CIT’s Alumni Office, while finishing an MSc in International Business, before joining the Jacobs Engineering Graduate Programme in June.

Follow Barbara on: Facebook  @not_so_dumb_blonde_

general inspiration

Will Sliney, a CIT Multiemedia graduate is an Irish comic books artist. He is known for his work on comic books such as the Marvel's Fearless Defenders series as well as the best selling graphic novel Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn. He may be best known for his work on Spider-Man.  Will recenlty received an inaugural Faculty of Business and Humanities Alumni Award.

Follow Will on: @WillSliney  Blog

Dog Day Media is an Irish based production company founded in 2012 by four childhood friends (two CIT alumni). Specialising in Film and Animation, they work closely with their clients to build exciting and entertaining digital media that best represents their brands.

Check out their Show Reel here or follow Dog Day Media on  @dogdaymedia

Kinsale Leather - Dee Magan graduated with a MA in Public Relations with New Media in 2010 and started Kinsale Leather in 2014. The Kinsale Leather brand is minimalistic, uncomplicated and clean.  Willing Irish Accessory Designer of the Year and the Irish Made Accessories Award has given both Dee and the brand a huge boost.

Follow Kinsale Leather on: @kinsaleleather

Meet our experts

Dr Donna O’Shea is a lecturer in Computer Science and is a research fellow in the SFI Connect centre for Future Networks. Her research expertise lies in the area of network and service management with a specific focus on the design, analysis and optimisation of wired and wireless communication systems, networks and services.

Follow Donna on: @donnaoshea3  LinkedIn

Gearóid Ó Súilleabháin is the head of CIT’s Department of Technology Enhanced Learning. He and the department team promote the use of digital and online technology to support teaching and learning across CIT and also beyond the walls of CIT in the form of a range of fully online courses the institute now offers at a distance.

Follow Gearóid on: LinkedIn  @cybersull

Helen O'Shea returned to Ireland, following two Post-Docs in Cambridge, to take up a position as a Lecturer. Her expertise is mainly in the areas of virology and epidemiology. She lectures in Cell and Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology. Her interests include karate, and she has an integrated Mainstream and Special needs dojo (club) in Ballincollig.

Follow Helen on: LinkedIn   @HelenOShea4

Roy Sleator is a Professor of Biological Sciences at CIT; his research is focused on the identification and characterisation of new and emerging bacterial pathogens, and the design of novel control strategies for dealing with these infections.

Follow Roy on: LinkedIn  @RoySleator @roysleator