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It is our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. Cork Institute of Technology accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.

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