Gráinne Curran





Gráinne Curran

5 Dunedin,

Connaught Avenue,

Co. Cork.

D.O.B:  17/07/1998


I am an energetic, ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake, or situation that I am presented with. I enjoy working with others to achieve a certain objective on time and with excellence.

Contact Details:

Mobile: 087 9862792

Email Address: [email protected]


University: University College Cork (2017- present)

Secondary School: St. Augustine’s College (2011-2017)

Primary School: Glenbeg National School (2002-2011)


Academic Achievements:

·         Currently studying pharmacy in University College Cork.

·         First year college results: First class honours.

Year 1 modules:

o     Principles of Human Structure for Pharmacy Students (first class honours), Biochemistry (second class honours), Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemistry (first class honours), Physiochemical Basis of Pharmaceuticals (first class honours), Pharmacy Practice I (first class honours), Introduction to Pharmaceutics: Formulation Science (first class honours),  Introduction to Physiology for Pharmacy I & II (first class honours), Foundation Pharmacology (first class honours)

Year 2 modules:

o   Molecular Biology;  Introduction to Pharmaceutical Microbiology;  Pharmaceutical Technology – Solid Oral and Sterile Dosage Forms;  Professional Pharmacy Core Skills;  Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis;  Pharmaceutical Analysis;  Pharmaceutical Chemistry;  Pharmacy Practice;  Cellular and Molecular Basis of Drug Action and Toxicity

·         Leaving Certificate Results 2017: 578 points.


Qualifications and Achievements:

·         Full clean driving licence.

·         Completion of HACCP Food Hygiene Course.

·         Basic first aid certified.

·         1st Dan Black Belt in ITF Taekwondo.

·         Fully garda vetted.

·         Gaisce Bronze Award.

·         BSTAI award of excellence for business.

·         St. Augustine’s College Highest Leaving Certificate Results 2017 Award.

·         Member of the Irish National team for ITF taekwon-do.

·         Vice ITF taekwon-do world champion 2014, Jesolo Italy.

·         European bronze medallist ITF taekwondo 2014, Budapest Hungary.

·         Multiple Irish titles in ITF taekwon-do.

Work Experience:

Casey’s Caravan and Camping Park.




Co. Waterford.
June 2017 – September 2018.
-Performing and documenting routine cleaning and maintenance activities.

-Carry out heavy cleaning tasks and special projects.

-Notify management of deficiencies or needs for repairs.
Meades Café.


22 Grattan Square,


Co. Waterford.
February 2014– April 2014
– Cleaning and clearing of tables.

– Use the dishwasher and wash up as necessary.

– Assist manager with financial duties if requested.
Kelly’s Pharmacy.





Co. Waterford.
November 2014 – February 2014

– Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist when necessary.

-Price stock and mark items for sale.

– Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages.
Hobbies and Interests:

·         Member of Waterford / Tipperary ITF taekwon-do club.

·         Member of UCC kickboxing club.

·         Member of UCC pharmacy society.

·         Volunteering/fundraising for my local taekwon-do club.

·         Giving maths, biology and chemistry grinds for the leaving certificate.


Ailbhe Ní Neachtain (Principal of St. Augustine’s College)

Phone: (058) 41140


Kathryn Casey (Manager of Casey’s Caravan and Camping Park)

Phone: (087) 778 0127


Signed: Gráinne Curran        Date: 21/09/18



Currently studying pharmacy at University College Cork

To Whom It May Concern,

My name is Gráinne Curran and I am interested in your current vacancy for a sales advisor. I have enclosed my Curriculum Vitae with this letter which will give you more detailed information about my education, work experience, and interests. I am available to work weekends and holidays such as Christmas and Easter.
Thank you for your time, consideration and forthcoming response. I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours Faithfully,
Gráinne Curran.

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