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The many differing degrees of success

Don’t despair if university is not for you: there are plenty of other routes to a glittering career, writes Breda Dooley

26th August, 2018

Richard Branson, Michael Dell, Bill Gates and Kim Kardashian don’t have one, and neither do Niall Horan or Rory McIlroy. But for the more than 55,000 young people who are receiving their Leaving Cert results and CAO offers this month, a degree might seem like the only route to a successful and rewarding career.

That is not the case.There is no doubt that a good qualification can open doors to a fine career and...

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