Deadline extended for Go Places with Bus Eireann competition

Picture Credit: Jason Clarke The deadline has been extended for Go Places with Bus Eireann – a new competition for Transition Year students – given it is the first year of the competition and awareness is accruing. From today, students…

Local SPAR FAI Schools 5-a-side Finalists decided

Picture Credit: Seb Daly/Sportsfile Over the last week, the qualifying rounds of the SPAR FAI Schools 5 a side competition have been ongoing, with blitzes played in Castlerea, Lisnamult, Lecarrow, Skyvalley and Monksland. All were vying for a place in…

IT Sligo to host Spring Open Day

Students who are thinking about starting college this September will have a great opportunity to learn about what IT Sligo has to offer when the Institute holds its annual Spring Open Day on Saturday, April 1st, starting at 11am. This…

Senator Frank Feighan welcomes funding approval for Colaiste Chiarain works

Senator Frank Feighan has welcomed funding approval for refurbishment and conversion works at Coláiste Chiaráin, the new secondary school in Summerhill, which will see the amalgamation of St. Aloysius College and St. Joseph’s College. “I am delighted this funding has…

GMIT Mayo to host Graduate Careers Fair

Picture Credit: Keith Heneghan Over 40 employers and recruitment organisations are set to take part in this year’s GMIT Mayo Graduate Careers Fair which takes place on Tuesday, April 4th. This year’s event will run from 11am to 2pm and…

Roscommon pharmacists graduate at Irish Pharmacy Union

Picture Credit: Fennell Photography Five Roscommon pharmacists recently graduated with an Edexcel Pharmacy Services Diploma (QCF) at a ceremony held in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. Pictured above are (L-R) Claire Sinead Kelly of Brogans Pharmacy Boyle, Patricia Geever of…

Roscommon Further Education Centre hosts events as part of Adult Learner Festival

Roscommon Further Education Centre are hosting two events this Thursday to celebrate the National Adult Learner Festival. “Come Scratch With Me” is an introduction to coding using Scratch, while “Become Smartphone Savvy” aims to help adults download apps, receive and…

Archive from Arigna Mining company donated to NUI Galway

NUI Galway has received the archive of Flynn and Lehany Coal Mining Company Limited as a gift from the Flynn family. Its archive, one of a very small number on mining in Ireland, is a significant source of information about…

Post Primary Schools encouraged to Give Peas A Chance

Cully of the Cully & Sully food business returned to his old secondary school in Waterford accompanied by GIY (Grow It Yourself) this week. During the visit Cully shared with the students the success story behind one of Ireland’s biggest…

Ever considered becoming a tutor? GRETB wants to hear from you

The Galway – Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) is a further education and training organisation covering counties Galway and Roscommon. At present they are recruiting a panel of volunteer tutors to help with adult literacy, numeracy and communications. Adult…

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