MR Colm Davey


Contact Details

Computing & Creative Practices
Department of Computing and Creative Practices
School of Engineering and Design
Ash Lane

T: +353719155438


Colm is a lecturer in computing in the department of Computing and Creative Practices at IT Sligo. He specialises in scripting and cloud computing and is also a lecturer in advanced databases (online). He has also liaised with many companies to allow students to develop web-based products for industry.

He was Chair of the Institute's Planning and Coordination Committee from September 2016 until January 2018.
He is currently undertaking certification to become an AWS Certified Instructor.

His LinkedIn profile is here:

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
1997 BSc in Business Computing NCEA
2000 MSc by Mode A (Research and Thesis) NCEA

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
The Undergraduate Awards Judging Panel 09-JUL-13 / 30-AUG-17
Google Cloud Recipients - Google+ A place for recipients of Google Cloud Platform Education Grants to discuss using cloud in classes. 06-DEC-17 / 02-JAN-19
AWS Academy Instructors A group for educators in the AWS Academy Program to provide each other with support, hints, tips, and share their experiences of accreditation and delivering the curricula to students. 02-JAN-18 / 02-JAN-19
Third level computing forum Moderator - LinkedIn group of mostly third level Irish educators 08-DEC-15 / 01-SEP-17


  Committee Function From / To
TUI local branch executive committee Member 2014 /
Planning and Coordination Committee Chair 2013 / 2018


  Employer Position From / To
Dell PowerEdge Server Support Division /
Minitran Network security /
Profile Technologies Developer /
Mentec Team Lead - Internet Engineering Division /


  Client Description
Negotiated a bespoke licensing agreement for our online students
So Sligo Festival
Middleton Engineering
IT Sligo
Digital media productions for marketing across various departments
Video production
Prototype software development
Locus Insight
Prototype software development.

Other Activities


Have liaised with various organisations over the years to allow students to develop digital solutions (e.g. websites, videos, mobile applications) for those organisations.

Teaching Interests

Colm currently lectures client side scripting, mobile architecture and design, mobile development, information systems and advanced databases.In the past he has taught computer forensics, software development, digital media design, web design, web programming among other modules.

Colm also delivers some of his modules online for Springboard.