Summer art classes with Beechmount Art Studio

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Multi award winning Beechmount Art Studio is springing into summer with new terms of art classes in Lackagh and a new location of The Glassroom at Brazco Coffee Academy, Oranmore.

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New Spanish courses starting soon at the Spanish Institute

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

The Spanish Institute is offering two eight week courses starting on the week of May 9. These courses are specially designed for those who want to spend their summer holiday in Spain or Latin America and would like to have some basics of the language.

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Summer courses at the French Institute for adults and secondary school students

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Would you like to make the most of the long summer days while learning, refreshing, or practising your French?

The French Institute is running summer courses this year starting on May 15. There are courses for adults at all levels, from beginners to advanced, and a choice of morning or evening classes. The courses last six weeks, for two hours a week. They will end on the last week in June, just in time for an enjoyable holiday in France.

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What is Intuitive Art Making and Why is it good for you??

Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Social Art Ireland will be holding Intuitive Art Making Workshops  at Cregal Arts Galway during May starting Monday May 8,15,22, and 29th.  There are full day and half day options. These sessions will be facilitated by an Art Therapist MA. You will be using basic art therapy techniques, and combining them with journaling. This is a powerful form of meditation while using paint brushes and art materials. The purpose of this type of creativity is to integrate the freedom of expression into other areas of our lives while building confidence and reducing stress and anxiety. Sharing with others, and having fun is all part of the process too.

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Upskill with a Sage 50 bookkeeping award

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

GPA Solutions is delivering its manual and computerised bookkeeping course to provide learners with good basic knowledge of manual bookkeeping and the practical knowledge of the workings of Sage 50 accounts.

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New summer courses with Galway Actors Workshop - early bird discounts before April 19

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Galway Actors Workshop presents a jam-packed programme of workshops in all aspects of theatre and drama for the summer term, and, for this week only, special early bird discounts are available to those who book before April 19.

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Bone broth - nourishing traditions

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

By Nutritionist and College of Naturopathic Medicine graduate, Jacqueline Ryan

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Final enrolment dates for Coláiste Néifinn

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Coláiste Néifinn is an established Irish college in Athenry and Glenamaddy. The college caters for the learning of the Irish language for 12 to 18 year olds.

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Upskill with a QQI Level 5 business award

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

GPA Solutions is offering a range of QQI Level 5 business awards catering for learners wishing to advance their business skills or for those who simply wish to gain an introduction to payroll or computerised accounts.

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Bodhran Magic — a brilliant course

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Rhythm is in all of us. All you need is the right inspiration to find it. If you have always wanted to play music but don’t know where to start or you are already playing but don’t know how to take your playing to the next level, now is the time. The new Bodhran Magic adult group courses are kicking off soon and running in the city centre.

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Learn Irish in Inis Meáin this summer

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Coláiste Gaeilge Inis Meáin is enrolling Irish language students, both children and adults, this summer.

Contact the Irish college on Inis Meáin for information on adult summer courses. Follow in the footsteps of Patrick Pearse, William Butler Yeats, John Millington Synge, Eoin McNeill, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, Eamon De Valera, Hector Ó hEochagáin, and many others, all who went to the beautiful island of Inis Meáin, where Irish is still the first language, to perfect their Irish.

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Would you like to learn African drumming?

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Eamon Carrick has always loved rhythm and drumming. "I began attending a drumming class run by Anet Moore and John Bowker in 2007," he said. "After a few years I began facilitating the drumming myself. I got hooked and loved it."

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Overcome maths anxiety

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Many parents report that their child has been doing well at maths but suddenly finds a topic in school difficult. Further exploration usually reveals that a big stumbling block for many students in primary school is fractions. In order to approach fractions, a student needs a solid grasp of the four operations on which all maths is built – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Without fluency in these basics, it is much much harder to tackle fractions (or decimals and percentages).

If students can recall the number facts “off the top of their heads” then the more complex maths skills become so much easier. Often a student just needs a simple explanation of a particular maths skill, and if he/she has the required proficiency in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, then progress is that much simpler. The reasons that children are unsure about some maths topic can vary – the teacher goes too quickly, they may have missed that lesson, or they may need more practice. Some pupils need a little practice; some need a lot. The key is that practice in nearly all cases leads to fluency and increased confidence.

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With the University of Cambridge CELTA (TEFL) qualification, the world is your oyster

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Teaching English as a foreign language, or TEFL, is a popular choice among graduates who want to go travelling and people wishing to pursue a new career. But which course should you take?

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Exciting opportunity to start your career in information technology with a free Microsoft certified course from GRETB

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

If you are looking to kickstart your career in IT and are currently unemployed then this course from GRETB could be the perfect opportunity for you.

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Make the right career move

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Galway Community College (GCC) continues to offer a wide range of PLC courses in business. The college offers courses in all the business QQI awards areas. QQI Level 5 courses in marketing, public relations, and web design, legal and medical secretary, and the new digital marketing course makes GCC a very exciting college to further your education and enhance your career.

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GMIT to host free digital skills events as part of Learning Week

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is inviting the public to attend a series of free digital learning events in its Mayo and Galway campuses as part of the national All Aboard 2017 initiative. GMIT is one of 16 higher education institutions hosting the initiative in partnership with Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, including primary and secondary schools, businesses, and community groups.

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Easter revision courses at Mill Street

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Enrolments for the Leaving and Junior Cert intensive Easter courses are currently being accepted at The Galway Study Centre in Mill Street. Classes will start on Tuesday morning, April 11, and continue until Saturday, April 15. Bookings will continue to be accepted up to Friday, April 7, provided there are places vacant. However, as many subjects are almost booked out, there is limited availability at this stage.

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NUI Galway to host conference on electronic conveyancing and title registration

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

NUI Galway is organising an international conference entitled ‘The Future is Now! eConveyancing and Title Registration’, which will take place in Galway on April 7 and 8. The conference, which will take place in the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, will be chaired by Supreme Court Justice Miss Mary Laffoy and Court of Appeal Judge Michael Peart.

Technology is rapidly transforming the transfer of property, land, and housing in Ireland and across the world. Electronic conveyancing, or econveyancing, is heralded as the future for conveyancing and title registration. This international conference brings together leading world authorities on econveyancing and title registration drawn from academia, legal practice, the Law Society, and the Property Registration Authority.

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St Angela’s College, Sligo — disability equality studies programme

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Imagine living in a world where a person might have an impairment but not be disabled. A world where impairments are seen as normal, because physical and social environments are accessible to everyone, where non-disabled people are not afraid of saying the wrong thing to a disabled person, because having an impairment, visible or hidden, is accepted as being part of life, not something strange that should arouse sympathy.

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