Roscommon students receive NUI Galway Awards

Picture Credit: Aengus McMahon Three Roscommon students were among a select group who recently received Awards from NUI Galway for finishing top of their class. The awards were presented by NUI Galway President, Dr Jim Browne at a special ceremony…

Maura Hopkins urges Schools not included in latest Deis Programme to act

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has urged Roscommon and Galway schools which were not included in the latest DEIS-designated school support programme to contact the Department of Education. Senator Maura Hopkins has stated that she has “received numerous calls last…

Frank Feighan welcomes funding approval for new facilities at local primary schools

Senator Frank Feighan has welcomed funding approval from the Department of Education for new facilities at Glenamaddy and Tibohine primary schools. Commenting on the news Senator Frank Feighan said “Funding has been approved for a new ASD Unit at St…

Two Roscommon children in Doodle 4 Google Finals

Two Roscommon children are among 75 regional finalists who are in with a chance of being crowned the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition. For this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition students were asked to design a Doodle…

3 Roscommon Schools to receive additional supports under DEIS Plan

Three Roscommon schools have been included in the Government’s DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) Plan 2017 to tackle educational disadvantage. Strabaggan NS and St Lasair’s NS, which are both located in Arigna and Cloonbonnif NS, Castlerea will now…

EPA launch “Story of your Stuff” competition for Schools

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has teamed up with young photographer and music video director, Christian Tierney to launch an exciting new competition for secondary schools today themed The Story of Your Stuff. Students are invited to choose an everyday…

GMIT to host Accounting Programmes Open Evening

An open evening on accounting programmes offered by GMIT will take place in the Galway (Dublin Road) campus this Thursday, February 9th, from 6.30 to 8.30pm. Information will be available on all GMIT’s offerings including technician, undergraduate, postgraduate and professional…

Schools can now apply for free GIY and innocent drinks Sow and Grow packs

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the sixth annual Sow and Grow initiative, a project that will enable 45,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring. Picture Credit: Mark…

Places available on two free Courses at Roscommon Further Education Centre

Places are available on two free Courses at the Roscommon Further Education Centre, Lisnamult. “Skills for Work” is a national programme aimed at providing training opportunities to help employees deal with the basic skills demands of the workplace. Classes takes…

Minister Naughten confirms funding for new apprenticeships

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that €20m in additional funding is to be made available for apprenticeships and traineeships. “This funding will ensure that 13 new apprenticeship schemes are delivered by the end of this year with another 120…

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