AONTAS – Every Day I’m Learning: Michael

Having started the Men’s Shed in Dungaravan, Waterford, Michael shares how men come together in this community space and build each other up, have fun and create a new lease of life. Michael worked in the food industry for years and went back to study in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). Michael gives us in insights for beinging communities together.


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.