Education

Ballyforan NS receive 4th Green-Schools Award

Ballyforan NS received their 4th An Taisce Green-Schools Award and were presented with their Green Flag at a recent ceremony in the Hodson Bay Hotel. This Award was based on the theme of Travel, which is the fourth theme of…

Convent claim top prize at Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards

The Convent of Mercy Secondary School Roscommon town won the “Best Musical Number” accolade at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards for their performance of “Be Our Guest”. The students saw off St. Aidan’s Community School from Tallaght and…

New IT Sligo Degrees open up new possibilities for Students

Sligo-born actor and writer Pauline McLynn believes IT Sligo’s new Bachelor of Arts honours degree programmes will provide students with new opportunities both in their professional and personal lives. She was speaking at the official launch of three new IT…

Bank of Ireland to host Schools trading event as part of National Enterprise Week

As part of the 16th National Enterprise Week, which runs until May 19th, Bank of Ireland are hosting a special event for local schools this Friday from 10am to 12:30pm in The Abbey Hotel, Roscommon. The bond trade event, which…

New Degrees to be unveiled at GMIT Open Day on Saturday

A range of exciting new degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, and Culinary and Gastronomic Science, and other disciplines, will be unveiled at GMIT’s final Open Morning this Saturday, May 6th. The event will be split between the Galway (Dublin…

12 Roscommon Schools to benefit from Summer Works Scheme

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD has announced that 12 Roscommon Schools are among 438 nationwide to have been allocated funding under the Summer Works Scheme. Overall €47 million is being allocated nationally to the Scheme and…

Roscommon Primary School Students ‘Graduate’ from NUI Galway

Four sixth class students from Ballybay NS, Kiltoom were among those who were recently conferred with special certificates on the tenth cohort of ‘graduates’ from the NUI Galway Youth Academy. In total, 318 primary school children from across the West…

GMIT to host free digital learning events as part of All Aboard 2017

GMIT is inviting the public to attend a series of free digital learning events this week in its Mayo and Galway campuses as part of the national All Aboard 2017 initiative. GMIT is one of 16 higher education institutions hosting…

Applications invited for eBusiness Training in Ballaghaderreen

Roscommon LEADER Partnership in association Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board are hosting a 48 week course leading to a qualification in eBusiness. The course will be held in Ballaghaderreen and is set to commence on Monday April 10th and…

Fyffes invite Roscommon graduates to attend Agri Careers Fair

Fyffes are inviting Roscommon graduates interested in pursuing a career in agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness, agri-technology, engineering or forestry to visit their stand at the Agri Careers Fair. are being invited by Dundalk-based tropical fruit importer Fyffes to register their interest…

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