Learn Irish Sign Language in class or online with Sign Language Courses

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Sign Language Courses celebrates the Deaf community and is pleased that Irish Sign Language or ISL is well on its way through the Seanad political stages (achieved three of five) toward achieving formal recognition. This will put the language on equal footing with Irish and English and will have legal and formal positive effects on how information is disseminated, circulated, and on how accessible formal and informal technologies such as television will be experienced, with increased number of programmes subtitled and interpreted by sign language. Services and social life in general will become more accessible. The organisation encourages the non-deaf community to participate with the Deaf community so that they may experience its culture and appreciate ISL.

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Galway Grinds Academy offers the most affordable grinds in Ireland

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Galway Grinds Academy is a specialised Irish, French, and English grinds school providing weekly Saturday tuition for students from second to sixth year, from as little as €10 per grind at its city centre location at 45 Dominick Street. In the newly refurbished academy, state of the art technology is used to enhance the key concepts in each lesson. Students can avail of grinds in the challenging subject areas of Irish, French, and English.

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Galway Rural Development brings Learning for Life roadshow countywide

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

The Galway Rural Development SICAP team launch the autumn Learning for Life Roadshow this week with details of workshops on CV preparation and interview skills as well as an interesting line-up of information on apprenticeships, job opportunities, and free training courses available throughout County Galway. Members of the public are welcome to this free event, in particular people who are currently at home or not in the workforce.

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Short evening courses at NUI Galway

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of 8-week, non-accredited courses in a number of different subject areas including Archaeology, Writing, World Cinema, History, Art History, Languages, Health & Well Being, Literature & Poetry, Philosophy, Science, News Media, Ancient Greece and Rome, Genealogy and many others.

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Learn to jive and waltz with renowned dancer Niall Doorhy

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Have you ever wanted to dance but do not know where to start? Are you tired of going to weddings or country music events and not being able to dance? Well worry no more because County Galway native Niall Doorhy is back with a four-week jive and waltz course in County Galway, starting in Corrandulla Hall on Friday September 15 from 8pm to 9.30pm.

If you want to learn how to jive, Niall Doorhy is the man for you.

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Excitement all round at annual Kumon awards

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Excitement was palpable at the Menlo Park Hotel at the annual Kumon Galway City West Awards ceremony where families from every continent, and those native to Galway, convened. Deputy Mayor Cllr Mike Cubbard presented the awards.

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A stepping stone to a career in counselling and psychotherapy at ICPPD

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

This 60-hour certificate course is an introduction to holistic counselling and psychotherapy and is a foundation-level counselling and psychotherapy course with a difference. The course is highly interactive and combines personal development, counselling skills, and an introduction to some of the main theoretical approaches in counselling, and concludes with a mindfulness workshop. This course is delivered in ICPPD Athlone and in Galway, on Tuesday/Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 10pm, commencing end of October.

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A career in sports massage therapy

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

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

If you would like to run your own massage therapy clinic or work treating injuries with local sports teams, the Institute of Massage & Sports Therapy is now taking enrolments for its next part-time sports massage courses in Limerick, Galway, and Kilkenny.

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Galway Grinds Academy offers the most affordable grinds in Ireland

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Galway Grinds Academy is a specialised Irish, French, and English grinds school providing weekly Saturday tuition for students from second to sixth year, from as little as €10 per grind at its city centre location at 45 Dominick Street. In the newly refurbished academy, state of the art technology is used to enhance the key concepts in each lesson. Students can avail of grinds in the challenging subject areas of Irish, French, and English.

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Career guidance is vital for success

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Congratulations, you are going to college. Whether or not you got the course you wanted, it is essential that you make the most of this next exciting chapter.

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John Conneely English Classes now enrolling

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

For 28 years John Conneely English Classes has been an important part of students’ lives in Co Galway and Co Clare, helping them to maximise their grades in both the Leaving and Junior Certificate examinations.

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Gort Education and Training Centre September courses

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

The Gort Education and Training centre is now enroling for part-time BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) courses this September, offering a wide range of QQI accredited courses in creative media production, radio production, and film-making from its media department as well as community care, childcare, upholstery, art and painting, horticulture, and computers.

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Trading Faces Stage School

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

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

1. Build self confidence: Trading Faces takes students out of their comfort zone in a safe and fun environment. Taking part in classes slowly builds confidence as students are nurtured and taught how to express their thoughts and ideas in a creative way. Culminating in the Town Hall Theatre with seniors performing Into the Woods and juniors performing Oliver. This confidence, and ability to stand up in front of an audience, will stay with them throughout their lives.

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Exceptional performing arts training from PASG

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Performing Arts School Galway offers students exceptional training in dance, drama, musical theatre, singing, ballet, and much more.

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Learn to parent creatively

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

An innovative parenting course which will be held in the city in September will examine issues such as limits and boundaries, childhood anxiety, tantrums, and sibling rivalry.

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

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

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 themselves of how successful it is.

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Professional cookery course offers excellent career options

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

If you have an interest in food and would like to work with food now is the time to do it. There are currently up to 5,000 vacancies for qualified chefs in Ireland. The Irish International Hotel and Catering School can help to get you on the right track to start your career. It offers a full-time and part-time Level 5 QQI major award in professional cookery. Both programmes include a six-week work placement which in the majority of cases leads to a full time job or the opportunity to progress to the Level 6 programme.

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Mindful self-compassion training

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Our evolved brain is more concerned with our safety and obtaining resources than with our happiness. This can lead to a narrowing of our perception. For example, if while shopping you are received well in five shops but the sales assistant in the sixth shop is unpleasant, what will you remember about your shopping trip later that evening, the five pleasant sales assistants or the unpleasant one?

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Sign up for classes and activities at Croí na Gaillimhe

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Croí na Gaillimhe will hold its biannual registration morning on Tuesday September 12 from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

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Open day at the French Institute

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

The French Institute Galway will hold an open day on Saturday September 9 from 11am to 4pm at the historic Bridge Mills. Its director Brigitte Demay O’Carroll and her staff of qualified native teachers will be in attendance to answer your questions. Free assessment tests can be taken on the day.

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