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Based : Waterford City, Waterford, Ireland.

Subject : Graduates of the Commercial Computing and Commercial Software Development Courses at Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford, Ireland. These graduates started in 1995 and graduated in 1999. This site includes all graduates from cert ( National Certificate ), diploma and degree (Bachelor of Science) years.

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History : This website has been in existance since 25th July 1999. It is an Alumni site for graduates of the Commercial Computing and Commercial Software Development Courses at Waterford Institute of Technology, from the 1995 stream of students. It is probably the most extensive Alumni website for one group of students available in Ireland, possibly the internet. There also content available for second level students who may be interested in doing the Commercial Computing course, as-well as internet and technology related content, humour sections, contests, an extensive links section, top downloads and much much more. If you are looking for anything in particular why not use our two site search-engines or our easy to navigate links page. This site is maintained by one person, Shane McDonald, but the content is submitted from all Commercial Computing / Software Development graduates, which is then posted on the website. If you have any comments / suggestions for this site, please use the Feedback section available or email Shane McDonald at

Webmaster : Shane McDonald and Other Material is Contributed from other Graduates. Other related Websites include Conor Maguires Unofficial CSD Website.

Addresses : Other addresses include which will also retrieve this website.

Whats on this site : What's on this site Initially this site was a point of presence on the internet where graduates of this WIT Course could keep in touch having left college. It all started on the 25th of July 1999 when one page containing 6 e-mail addresses was posted on, which was at the time Tinet. Since then the website has seen many changes, and has been extended and improved to include much more and more varied content. Including :

Site Info - Describing the content of the site and all available links on the site.

Contacts - Contact information for graduates is listed in this section.

Links - A highly visited section where you can find interesting and useful links to other sites on the web. A very extensive collection of links well organised. You can also search this site.

Jobs - Information on the latest Job offers in the IT sector are listed here. This section is updated regularly and includes an archive of previous offers.

Pictures - A picture gallery from the celebrations after the final WIT exam 1999 and the Graduation Group Photo. WIT Info Information on the Commercial Computing and Commercial Software Development courses at WIT, including CAO/CAS points and a summary of the subjects included in the course.

News - This is a popular place to start, as it contains the latest News which directly relates to the graduates. This section also includes recent updates to the website.

Downloads - A collection of useful and popular shareware, all ready for downloading.

The Topic - This is a monthly article on some internet / technology related subject usually published at the start or each month. Feedback is welcome.

Reviews - This is a section where by anyone can post a review good or bad on one of the listed topics. Other visitors then have an opportunity to reply to these reviews giving their point of view.

Games - Enjoy a game of Pacman, Breakout or Connect 4 by playing one of these Java based games. There is also a section on how to set your PC screen resolution for best results in using the games.

Euro Fantasy - This is a fun Fantasy Football type contest for the Euro 2000 Championship. Why not enter your team and see if you can be a winner in the world of soccer management. Contest closes on 09/06/2000 at midnight.

Humour - A collection of funny jokes and stories, updated and added to every few weeks. This section also contains the CSD Dance Feature.

Missing ? - This section has a list of WIT Graduates for whom we have no Contact information. Can you help track them down ?

CSD Polls - This section was started in November 1999 to answer a few of questions relating to the "Best of..." the past Millennium. The initial votes were compiled and placed into an off-site polling host where votes continue to be accepted. Other polls including "The Oscars" and "The Best in Irish Radio" have also been set up. Results of previous polls are also available.

Search - If you are looking for something in particular on this site, then use the fast site search facility. There are two search engines one more advanced than the other, but both a useful resource.

Guestbook - Sign the Commercial Software Development Guestbook or read old entries. Also, Engage in Real-time chat by entering the Commercial Software Development Chat-room.

Skyfest - Images from the Skyfest 2000 spectacular which took place St.Patricks Weekend 2000, on the quays in Dublin.

Feedback - Send your comments to the Webmaster of the Commercial Software Development Homepage. Awards Some awards which have been won by this site.

Help - What information is needed and how 'you' can help make this site even better.

Startpage - Instructions on how to make this page your startpage. In this section you can also Bookmark this site and add it to your Favourites. (Unfortunately due to the differing versions of JavaScript, this Bookmark facility is only available to Internet Explorer users.)

Email : Shane McDonald :

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Last updated 06 / 06 / 2000


Shane McDonald, Waterford, Commercial Software Development Graduates from Waterford Institute of Technology 1999.

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