Practice Education Placement Dates for Academic Year 2024-25

Please see below details regarding practice education placements across each respective OT programme nationally.   AOTI would appreciate it if you could facilitate student placement in the coming year academic year.

If any member wishes to facilitate a placement in the coming academic year, please make contact with the relevant Practice Education Coordinator or Regional Placement Facilitator, the details are provided.

 Academic Year 2024-25 Practice Education Placement Dates


Trinity College Dublin

University of Galway

University Limerick

University College Cork

4th Year:  

16th September - 29th November 2024

4th Year Block 1: 19th August - 11th October 2024


4th Year Block 2: 21st October - 13th December 2024

PE 3: (3rd placement) 28th October - 20th December 2024

4th Year: 23rd September - 29th November 2024



1st Year: 6th January - 17th January 2025

2nd Year: 6th January - 28th February 2025

PE 1: (1st placement)    

13th January - 7th February 2025                                               

3rd Year: 6th January - 14th March 2025


3rd Year: 27th January - 18th April 2025

3rd Year: 3rd March - 25th April 2025

PE 4: (final-placement)    

10th March - 16th May 2025


2nd Year: 7th April - 30th May 2025


2nd Year: 28th April - 20th June 2025

1st Year Observation Placement: 5th May - 9th May 2025

PE 2: (2nd placement)

19th May - 12th July 2025

1st Year: 28th April - 10th May 2025


Please contact

Claire I. Gleeson (PEC) [email protected]

Please contact

Mary Rose Mulry (PEC) [email protected] or the Regional Placement Facilitator in your area

Please contact

Eimer Ni Riain (PEC) or Tanya McGarry [email protected]

[email protected]

Please contact

Emer Fenlon (Interim PEC) [email protected]


Once again thank you for your continued support of practice education.





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