AONTAS – Every Day I’m Learning: Louise

Louise tells us how she wanted to be herself again while also raising four daughters as a lone parent and wanting to make a better world for them. Louise wanted to realise her own ambitions. Now having completed community education programmes and an Access Course, she has started university. Louise is honest and personal. Find out what struggles she faced and why she is now more confident and proud of herself than she has been in years.


An informal and authentic conversation sharing the personal stories of amazing people who returned to education as an adult learner. Every Day I’m Learning is real people opening up about their extraordinary lives, being both honest and vulnerable. In this podcast Dearbháil Lawless chats with adult learners as they describe overcoming their fears, taking up new opportunities and how education changed their life.

With thanks to the Communicating Europe Initiative and the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this podcast is brought to you by AONTAS the National Adult Learning Organisation and recorded in Near FM. This podcast highlights the value of both Irish and European identity and the opportunities available to Irish people as European citizens.