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…

Rahara NS named as runner-up in the SEAI One Good Idea Competition

Rahara NS pupils Megan Molloy, Jessica Keenan, Abbie Doyle and Evan Donnelly, were named as runners-up in the primary category of the SEAI’s One Good Idea competition. Collectively known as “The Fooderinos” their project looked at Food Miles and concluded…

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…

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…

GRETBexit time at Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board

A special evening was held recently in the Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Co. Galway, to honour staff who retired from the service of Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) in 2016/2017. A total of 22 staff members retired…

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…

Dolores Flynn retires from Roscommon VEC & Galway Roscommon ETB

A retirement function was recently held for Dolores Flynn in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon to mark her distinguished career with Roscommon VEC and Galway Roscommon ETB. A large number of past and present colleagues attended the function and a number of…

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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