Cost of third level education for parents and students revealed

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

The reality of the cost of third level education becomes all too real for parents and students at this time of year. New research by the Irish League of Credit Unions has found that nine in ten parents help to fund their child’s college education. On average, they contribute €584 per month during the college year. Almost half of these parents say they are forced to cut spending on clothing and goods for other children in the family in an effort to cope with costs.

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Sol y Luna School of Spanish for primary and secondary students and adults

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Sol y Luna Language School in Galway has been serving students’ needs for the past number of years and the testimonials from both parents and students speak for how successful it is.

Spanish is the third most spoken language worldwide, and is gathering momentum in its popularity and importance as a foreign language option in secondary education. Past students have also enrolled with a view to gaining competence in practical Spanish skills for foreign holidays.

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Mr Math — understand, believe, and achieve

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Mr Math offers extensive tuition classes for Leaving and Junior Cert students with a focus on examination based revision. With more than 25 years' experience, Eamonn Conroy (St Enda's Secondary School, Galway) teaches maths to all levels in a clear, structured, and accessible way.

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Bodhran Magic: a brilliant course for the New Year

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Rhythm is in all of us, and the New Year is the perfect time to start learning a new instrument. If you have always wanted to play music then the bodhran is the perfect instrument to get going on. The new Bodhran Magic adult group courses are registering now and starting very soon in the city centre.

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Trading Faces Stage School

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Taking part in a Trading Faces workshop can help boost your child’s confidence in a safe and fun environment. Claire Power, artistic director with Trading Faces, who has been a drama teacher for more than 19 years, outlines the benefits in personal development for your child.

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Registration morning at Croí na Gaillimhe

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Croí na Gaillimhe will holds its biannual registration morning on Tuesday September 11 from 9.30am to 12.30pm where all the information on classes, clubs, and groups will be given. Located at 1 Mill Street, virtually in the heart of Galway, the centre offers courses, clubs, and programmes in a variety of topics as well as acting as an information hub for accessing useful information and resources. The resource centre’s wide and varied activities include the lunch and social club, Siel Bleu exercise programme for older people, a knitting club, men’s group, and many other activities. Registration will take place on the day for many of the classes. This resource centre of St Vincent de Paul continues to develop as a centre of considerable significance socially and educationally for the people of Galway city and county. The centre works with a range of groups across all ages and backgrounds: children, young people, parents, women and men, older people, and people new to our shores.

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Register for Galway Youth Orchestra this weekend

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Galway Youth Orchestra will hold registration for members and auditions for new members in St Mary’s College on Saturday, September 8, from 10am to 12 noon.

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Learn Spanish at The Spanish Institute

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

The Spanish Institute is starting this September with new courses for adults, teenagers, and children. The new term will commence on September 17 and will offer a variety of Spanish classes to all levels, from beginner to advanced. The new schedule of courses is available on the institute’s website www.spanishinstitute.ie and on its Facebook page.

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Learn to play the Rolls-Royce of card games with Better Bridge

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Bridge is said to be the Rolls-Royce of card games, offering the suspense of poker and the excitement of athletic sports in a social setting. It is the most stimulating, most intriguing, most fascinating, and most challenging of all card games. Each deal has some quality of strangeness, providing challenge, enjoyment, laughter, and sheer entertainment. Since the 1930s, bridge has been the most popular card game in the world.

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Further education at GTI — your pathway to future success

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Whether you have received the offer you want or are having second thoughts about the course you chose, it is worth checking out the further education options available to you at Galway Technical Institute, the largest provider of full-time QQI Level 5 and 6 programmes in the west of Ireland. GTI will host a final open day on Tuesday September 11 from 10am to 4pm.

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A career in sports massage therapy

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

The Institute of Massage & Sports Therapy has been providing the highest level of training in sports massage for almost 20 years.

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Four steps to finding your perfect career

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

In this article JobChanger identifies four steps you need to consider when planning your career for the future. These are important, no matter what stage you are at in life, if you wish to find your ideal career and enjoy life.

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Develop your career with a Level 7 science degree

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Would you like to develop your career in the medical device, biopharmaceutical, and pharmaceutical sectors in the west and midwest? Enrol now to gain a Level 7 science degree in one year part-time, funded through Springboard.

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Open day at the French Institute

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

The French Institute Galway is holding an open day on Saturday September 8 from 12 noon to 4pm at the historic Bridge Mills. Its director Brigitte Demay O’Carroll and her staff will be in attendance to answer questions. Free assessment tests can be taken on the day.

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Higher level Junior and Leaving Cert maths grinds course

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Do not leave mastering your maths problems too late. The school year is about to begin so now is a great time to get to work on your maths.

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Foghlaim Gaeilge do Bhliain na Gaeilge 125

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Ar smaoinigh tú riamh Gaeilge a fhoghlaim? Is é anois an t-am é a dhéanamh. Tá Conradh na Gaeilge ag deánamh ceiliúradh 125 bliain ar an bhfód i mbliaina, 2018.

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Make the cut at Celtic Hair College - Now Enrolling!

Mon, Aug 27, 2018

It is said that the first noticeable part of a woman’s beauty is her hair and that sets the tone for her entire look. For a man, a haircut is believed to say a lot about his personality. There are lots of opinions on the subject but one aspect of hairstyles that is universally agreed by man, woman, and child is that we want the best-trained hairdresser or barber to carry out the job on our hair, and Celtic Hair College is one of the best institutions in Galway for budding hopefuls to start their journey in the craft of barbering and hairdressing.

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Galway Business School - Full & Part Time Options available - Now enrolling!

Fri, Aug 17, 2018

At Galway Business School, one of the leading independent third-level colleges in Ireland, they pride themselves on their ability to respond quickly to the changing needs of students, industry and labour markets. With their commitment to flexibility, accessible progression routes and a strong academic record, they support you as you embark upon a lifelong learning journey. If you are the kind of student who enjoys being challenged — intellectually, socially and personally — then Galway Business School is an institution you should consider for your studies.

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Bubbles and Barks dog grooming academy is now enrolling

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Do you want to work with dogs? Are you a creative, kind, person? Dog groomers have such a rewarding job. You can have that too.

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Back to school without a bang

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Pioneers of wellbeing in Irish schools, Dr Ann Caulfield and Derval Dunford of Mindfulness Matters, have just released a video giving teachers' and children’s perspectives on the difference that simple practices can make to anxiety, worry, concentration, and the overall classroom climate. One cute example from the children demonstrates how to magically manage ‘butterflies in their tummies’, something that may be useful for some teachers and parents, as well as children going back to school.

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