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Tipp interns at Horse Racing Ireland

Friday, 14th June, 2019 11:23am
Tipp interns at Horse Racing Ireland

Jack Fogarty from Cashel is one of two Tipp interns at HRI.

Tipp interns at Horse Racing Ireland

Jack Fogarty from Cashel is one of two Tipp interns at HRI.

Tipperary students Jack Fogarty from Golden, Cashel and Keith Walsh from Rossadrehid, Bansha have received summer internships as part of the Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) Student Internship Programme.  

 

It is the sixth year of the HRI Student Internship Programme, and a total of seven interns started their ten-week work placements at the beginning of June. Five interns are based in HRI’s head office at Ballymany, in the marketing, finance, racing, and IT departments and Tote Ireland, while two interns are based in the marketing department at Leopardstown Racecourse.

 

The programme is a unique opportunity for students to expand their industry contacts, broaden their knowledge and gain valuable experience in all aspects of the racing industry.

 

Jack Fogarty from Golden, Cashel is based in the finance department at HRI. He is a third year accountancy student at University College Cork and a member of the UCC Horse Racing Society. Jack has previously worked at Goffs Bloodstock Sales as a bid spotter and also gained experience in Ballydoyle Racing.

 

Keith Walsh from Rossadrehid, Bansha is a third year IT student at Limerick Institute of Technology.  He has worked part-time at Tipperary racecourse for the past two years assisting with their social media and photography and is looking forward to his experience within the marketing department at HRI.

 

 

Jack Fogarty from Golden, Cashel

Keith Walsh from Rossadrehid, Bansha

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